BUZZ ALDRIN CONFIRMED AS HEADLINE SPEAKER OF THE LLOYDS BANK NATIONAL BUSINESS AWARDS21 Sep 2015
BUZZ ALDRIN CONFIRMED AS HEADLINE SPEAKER
OF THE LLOYDS BANK NATIONAL BUSINESS AWARDS
World renowned astronaut and one of the most recognised figures in astronomy, Buzz Aldrin, will be the headline speaker at this year’s Lloyds Bank National Business Awards, which will take place on the 10th November at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.
Aldrin, who was the second man to walk on the moon, will address over 1300 of the UK’s business leaders and influencers as part of an overarching awards programme which this year has a theme of ‘Growth through Innovation’. He said: "Walking on the moon gave me a unique perspective of what can be achieved through technology, innovation, team work and a clear focus and vision. I'm very much looking forward to sharing my story with the very best of British business at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards and meeting leading innovators and future disruptors who will change the face of industry in years to come."
Aldrin will give an insight into his famed history, principally being selected by NASA in 1963 and completing his historic Apollo 11 moonwalk in 1969. He has since become an author of eight books including his best-selling autobiography, and his passion to inspire the younger generations of future explorers and innovators is recognised through Aldrin’s ShareSpace Foundation, a non-profit organisation devoted to addressing science literacy for children.
To hear Buzz’s story and network with key UK business leaders, ensure you book a table at the awards. Visit www.nationalbusinessawards.co.uk for more information or call Loren Jones on 0207 955 3812.
Now in its fourteenth year of recognition, the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards is the UK's premier platform for celebrating excellence, innovation and expertise in organisations of all sizes across the public, private and third sectors. The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards is supported by senior government bodies, business leaders and CEOs from the FTSE 100 as well as academics and corporate sponsors. The awards programme also works closely with a number of national media outlets including Sky News, The Times and a number of niche digital partners who help tell the story of the Awards through its finalists and winners in a year-long programme of content. This year the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards launched a new award recognising entrepreneurship across the Universities Sector, which is supported by the Duke of York and was launched at a reception of Vice Chancellors at Buckingham Palace earlier this year. This award is also hosted in partnership with Lord Young and the Department for Business.
The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards Programme Director Tom Broughton said he was delighted that Buzz Aldrin was speaking at this year’s awards. He said: “Buzz Aldrin is a superstar in global astronomy. But more than that we’re delighted that he will address the very best of British business at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards, to not only tell his inspirational story but to inspire and stimulate the next generation of explorers and disruptors.”
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