TV presenter Nicki Chapman to host College Business Awards

Claudia at copmuterTelevision presenter Nicki Chapman will be the guest speaker at the Weston College Business Awards at the Cadbury House Hotel.

The event, which will take place on Wednesday June 24, will highlight the achievements of Weston College’s apprentices and celebrate the College’s links with employers across the region.

The ceremony has attracted over 160 nominations – a 200 per cent increase on last year.

Dr Paul Phillips, principal of Weston College – an Ofsted ‘outstanding’ FE and HE college, said: “The Weston College Business Awards recognise the hard work and commitment from our employers.

“They also celebrate our students’ progress, dedication to training and the outstanding impact they have made on the businesses they are employed by.”

Nominations for each category have been shortlisted by a panel of judges and the winners will be announced on the evening, which will feature an Oscars-style reception and three course dinner, and a live musical performance by College students Marvin and Grace.

The guest speaker will be Nicki Chapman, host of television programmes Wanted Down Under, Escape to the Country and The RHS Chelsea Flower Show. She was also a judge on the ITV reality shows Pop Idol and Popstars.

Award categories consist of a range of Employer Awards, Learner Awards and two Principal’s awards for Apprentice of the Year and Apprentice Employer of the Year.