Official News Release: 10/11/2016
Street Soccer Foundation CEO Shortlisted in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2016
Regarded as the benchmark for entrepreneurial success in the UK, the Great British Entrepreneur Awards celebrate the contributions and innovations of British entrepreneurs and their impact on the economy.
Keith Mabbutt, Founder of The Street Soccer Foundation, has been announced as a shortlisted entrepreneur for the Social Enterprise Entrepreneur of the Year.
The Great British Entrepreneur Awards culminates at the Gala Final, taking place on Tuesday 22 November in the Ballrooms of the prestigious, Lancaster London Hotel.
Celebrating entrepreneurs who embody a spirit of disruption, innovation and enterprise, the Awards will recognise business leaders from multiple industries across the 20 awards categories.
Previous winners have included Julie Deane MBE, founder of the Cambridge Satchel Company, James Watt, co-founder of Brewdog and Alexander Solomou, founder of Lad Bible.
The Great British Entrepreneur Awards is all about celebrating the wonderful stories that entrepreneurs have, and helping them on their journey to success.
Nick James, Founder of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, said:
“This year we have yet again enjoyed an increase in the amount of entries for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, and every single category is fiercely contested. There is no doubt that Entrepreneurialism is alive and well in the UK despite any uncertainty over Brexit.”
Gordon Merrylees, Head of Entrepreneurship for NatWest, said:
“Entrepreneurs are the wealth creators and the lifeblood of the UK economy. It’s incredibly important that we support them, throughout their journey with access to finance and networks; relevant mentors, general business advice and knowledge, all vital ingredients whether they are start up’s, early stage or high growth ventures. The standard of this years’ awards’ finalists shows just how much talent there is to support in the UK.”
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Notes to editors:
- Produced by the publishers of Fresh Business Thinking and organisers of the Entrepreneur Wales Awards, the Great British Entrepreneur Awards acknowledges the hard work and inspiring stories of British entrepreneurs and businesses in Great Britain.
For more information on The Street Soccer Foundation, please visit www.streetsoccerfoundation.org.uk.