BOC Global Events Group is delighted to travel to Baku for the first time. Hosting the annual Business Brilliance Award Ceremony, we are excited to announce we have an exclusive Masterclass dedicated to “Building Trust”. This unique workshop designed for progressive Leaders, Marketing and Communications Seniors of Azerbaijan and its neighbouring countries.
Entries are now open. It's your time to shine!
The Business Brilliance Awards celebrate personal achievements across various industries and sectors; placing THE BEST under the ultimate spotlight, rejoicing the winning contributions made by individuals or by teams, in this fast developing region.
Join us in June to see how you can help determine the future for your function and reshape your Business!
Has an organisation gone above and beyond expectations? The People’s Choice Award aims to honour those businesses and organisations that have originated or successfully expanded into Azerbaijan in recent years, and done the most to promote sustainability within their industry by implementing cost-saving practices that help the environment, improve their services, are Innovative and benefit the bottom line.
The voting is now open to the general public to support their favourite business, by casting their votes on-line today! Once nominated you will get an opportunity to share this amazing opportunity on Facebook and Twitter, etc, and encourage your loyal customers to VOTE TODAY
Globally experienced marketing communications, corporate brand/ branding professional with strong technical &amp;amp;amp; leadership skills. Strategist with ability to develop internal &amp;amp;amp; external networks, achieve buy-in from senior stakeholders, gain C-suite support and deliver-with-excellence. Well- honed decision-making skills. Collaborative. Keep-it-simple approach.
Andrew is a content strategist and producer with in-house experience from the likes of Microsoft, Nokia, Ericsson and nASDAQ OMX. In the past few years Andrew has mainly been focused on producing online videos and TV advertisements for smartphones, yet his broad career also spans financial communication, consumer PR and B2B copywriting.
James helped businesses create, transform and grow their digital presence, products and teams using strategy, marketing, product and technology. Working for global brands, offering a range of digital services from e-commerce, to online brand protection, digital business strategies and online marketing, helping clients understand new busi- ness practices, new consumer behaviour, and new digital technologies available.
His Clients include: Guardian News and Media, Selfridges &amp; Co, Bacardi, News Interna- tional, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Grey Goose Vodka Hilton Hotels.
Martin has held international HR director roles with Dow Chemical, Ericsson, Serco and BP including vice President resource management for Ericsson based in Stockholm and HR Director Operations Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific for the BP Group. Martin has experience of running a business as a General Manager and has also led major change and transformation programmes.
Martin was the lead in HR at Transport for London for the 2012 Olympics after which he decided to focus on non-executive director and consultancy work. His clients include the Cabinet Office, UK (Cabinet Office supports the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, and ensures the effective running of government) and healthcare charity ‘Action for Change’ where he is also a non-executive director.
Tony Coll is one of the UK’s most experienced media and presentation coaches and trainers. A former BBC TV and BBC Radio reporter and producer, he has worked for many years with senior figures from companies and organisations of all sizes; politicians; national and local government officers; health service and utility managers; pressure group spokespeople; charity workers; chief police and fire officers. He worked at cabinet level with the late Veronica Crichton, former director of communications at the Labour Party, in media training several UK government ministers.
Tony’s training can be delivered in the form of personal coaching or consultancy, in groups or as part of wider emergency response training. It covers effective emergency communication with newspapers, radio, TV and social media as well as addressing live audiences.
Tony Coll is an Oxford law graduate who began his career as a newspaper reporter in North East London and Sheffield. He moved on to the BBC World Service, BBC Radio One ‘Newsbeat’, BBC and commercial local radio and BBC regional TV in Manchester and London. He has interviewed cabinet ministers and other public figures; researched, produced, reported and presented news and current affairs programmes, from hard news, sequence programmes and “built” documentaries, through live political discussions and phone-ins, to lighter features, celebrity profiles and vox pops.
International public relations expert and a digital guru with more than 20 years of experience.
- Deputy Managing Director of Edelman EMEA, European Technology – Digital evangelist (2011-2012), fouunder and Managing Director Rumeur Publique (1988, 2011).
- President of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) for 2013.
- Founder of NGO ‘Internet sans Frontières’ (Internet without Borders) in 2007 then WebDiversity in 2011.
- Published author of Allons, enfants de l'Internet! (Publisher: Diateino, 2010).
- Creator of the "ReputationWar" international conference (2013).
- Professor of Lobbying & Influence at INSEEC (since 2010).
Guy has 30 years’ experience in international BBC TV news, corporate communications and media consultancy. Now based in the UAE since 2006, he founded and ran for 10 years a successful media training and consultancy firm in London, Greenwich Village PR, working with blue chip clients such as KPMG, the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), L’Oreal (Paris) and the Crown Estate.
In 2006, as adviser to the spokesman of the Asian Games Doha, he led the official response to the media onslaught following the death of a competitor.
Guy has worked for many international news organisations such as BBC TV, BBC World Service Radio, International Television News (ITN), Reuters, EuroNews and Channel 4 News.
Business Brilliance Awards is excited to announce an interesting addition to our event. This year the Business Brilliance will be hosting the 'Building Trust' Masterclass by Graham Cox from Boundaries Edge. In a competitive market being successful is about building powerful relationships and a trustworthy personal and company brand. The bottom line is that in the professional services world, the opportunities goes to the person that is liked and trusted the most.
Workshop Facilitator - Graham Cox
Graham Cox is part of the Boundaries Edge team. They are a leading Executive Development company with staff from backgrounds in the British Intelligence and Security Services, Business Psychology and Fortune 500 companies.
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Celebrate your success and achievements in front of the business community.
Acknowledge the contribution and achievements of your staff and boost morale.
Stand out from the crowd: what better way to demonstrate how good your business is to past, present and future clients than by winning a national Award.