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10 Facts About The Inaugural Great British Entrepreneur Awards

  1. Entrepreneurs received recognition for their entrepreneurial success. Watch the video here.
  2. 470 guests attended the ceremony. Look at the pictures here.
  3. VIP guests at the awards included Sir Steve Redgrave; Ian Cowie, Managing Director for commercial banking, RBS; Anne-Marie Morris, MP for Newton Abbot and Alan Johnson MP, Former Home Secretary.
  4. 3,283 business cards were exchanged at the awards ceremony.
  5. On the night of the awards ceremony, the hashtag #GBEA trended on twitter.
  6. An audience of 19,000,000 was reached through the PR generated by the awards, with articles featuring in The Times, The Telegraph and the Huffington Post.
  7. The youngest shortlisted entrepreneur was just 9 years old.
  8. Judges, partners and entrepreneurial influencers contributed chapters to create the Great British Entrepreneur Handbook 2014. Download for free here.
  9. 33 judges, from all walks of business life, reviewed the entries to determine the winners.
  10. Headline sponsors, Bizcrowd hosted the Shortlist Announcement in the RBS Headquarters, 250 Bishopsgate, London. See the pictures here

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