Telecom Firms Announced as National Business Awards 2006 Finalists

Six telecommunication industry providers have been announced as finalists at this year’s National Business Awards, sponsored by Orange and may later go on to The European Business Awards in Brussels in January. Multinational companies and SMEs are listed side-by-side in the annual search for the country’s top business performers as from hundreds of paper-based entries, the first-round judges short listed ten finalists in each of the 12 competitive categories.

The winners will receive their top honours at a glittering gala dinner, hosted by BBC TV’s Fiona Bruce, at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on Tuesday 7 November.

The finalists are:

Central Telecom UK of Burton on Trent

Alderley Edge based Chess

Believe It Communications Group of Salisbury

BT

Inmarsat of London

London’s Telinet Solutions

Each organisation’s team will now prepare to make their presentations in person to a further panel of expert judges, including senior executives, academics and business specialists, in September and October.