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MTM Awards Celebrates the Excellence of the Asian & Ethnic Minorities across the South West

MTM Awards Celebrates the Excellence of the Asian & Ethnic Minorities across the South West

MTM South West Asian & Ethnic Minorities Awards Glittering Gala Evening was held at the Bristol Marriott Hotel city centre on the 20th December 2015.

The event, which was hosted by Junior Sheikh – the MTM Awards organiser, featured a sit-down dinner & entertainment with the Bristol Mayor as Chief Guest.

MTM Awards
 
Over 400 members of different ethnic communities were there to celebrate the excellence of the Asian & Ethnic Minorities across the South West. Over three hundred were nominated for the 23 Awards on offer, ranging from business to professional services.

Also attending this years event were the Lord Mayor Clare Campion-Smith, Shadow Secretary Kerry McCarthy, High Sheriff Bristol Dr Ros Kennedy, Deputy Mayor & High Sheriff Gloucester Jim Beeley, Consulates of Italy & Romania, Chair of South Gloucestershire Katherine Morris amongst other dignitaries.

The MTM South West Asian Awards were launched in January 2012 to celebrate the excellence of Asians in the region.

Attendees were later treated to an After Party at The Cuban Bristol.

The big accolade – The Batook Pandya Lifetime Achievement Award was won by Abdul Wahab MBE.

Kalpna WoolfA special congratulations to Kalpna Woolf, founder of 91 Ways, who won the Woman of the Year Award.

Please find below a list of the winners.

 
 
MTM FOOD AWARDS 2015

WORLD FOODS MINI MARKET

Bristol Sweetmart

BEST RESTAURANT

Kookootoo The Persian Restaurant

BEST TAKE-AWAY/ FAST FOOD

Peri Peri Grill

BUTCHERS /FISHMONGERS

Pak Butchers

 

MTM GENERAL BUSINESS AWARDS

BEST ONE STOP SERVICE

Homes4All

NEW BUSINESS

Scoops Desserts & Shisha Bar

PRODUCTION & MANUFACTURING

One Holding Investments

 

MTM ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS

BEST ARTISTE

RSVP

BEST VIDEOGRAPHY/PHOTOGRAPHY

Abdullahi Mursal

 

MTM FASHION AND BEAUTY AWARDS

BEST HAIR STYLISTS / MAKE UP ARTIST

Naheed of Sairaz

BEST ONE STOP BARBER

Andrews Gents Barbers

BEST FASHIONISTAS

Sultana Saree

 

MTM SPECIAL AWARDS

THE PROFESSIONAL AWARD

Pushpanjali (Anjali) Gohil

BEST COMMUNITY GROUP

Ujima Radio 98FM

The Mukhtyar Singh COMMUNITY CHAMPION

J.B. (Jum Bahadur ) Gurung

UNSUNG HERO

Tariq Khan

EMPOWERING WOMEN

Nazma Ramruttun

 

Open Awards

BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Bristol Sweetmart

BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR

Raja Rizwan

MAN OF THE YEAR

Abdul Raoof Malik

WOMAN OF THE YEAR

Kalpna Woolf

THE BATOOK PANDYA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

Abdul Wahab MBE

 

MTM 2015 Special Recognition Award

Bristol Somali Forum

Rosa Hui

Faadumo Husseen Ali

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