Gabby Logan to host BMJ Industry Awards 2021

Gabby Logan to host BMJ Industry Awards 2021

Fresh from her Summer spent covering the Euros and the Olympic Games, TV presenter Gabby Logan will be hosting the BMJ Industry Awards on November 26 2021.

A former international gymnast, Logan began her broadcasting career in radio in 1992 and joined Sky Sports in 1996 , moving to ITV in 1998 where she presented various fixtures including The World Cup and Champions League.

In 2004 she hosted Sport Relief for the BBC before joining the corporation in 2007.

While at the BBC Logan has presented the Final Score, Inside Sport, Invictus Games, MOTD Six Nations, The Olympic Journey, The One Show, Inspire: The Premier League Show, The World Swimming Championships and Women’s Football, making her one of the network’s most integral faces. She was also a key member of the BBC’s presenting team for the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games, the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games as well as the 2014 Brazil World Cup & 2018 Russia World Cup.

Rhe gala lunch toannounce the winers will be held at the Park Plaza Riverbank, just a short stroll from London Waterloo.

BMJ Group Managing Editor Fiona Russell Horne said: “As a sports fan and self-confessed Olympic geek, I am really excited that Gabby Logan will be taking to the stage to host our awards this year. I’m also delighted to be able to bring all our guests to thePark Plaza Riverbank, where the stunning decor will matched only by the quality of the finalists.

“I am so pleased that, after everything the industry has had to weather over the past 18 months, that we are able to go back to hosting an in-person event, with real, live people to mix and mingle with. It’s been far too long since we were able to do what this industry does best – network with peers, colleagues, friends and competitors.”

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Datateam Media Business Ltd, the organisers of the BMJ Industry Awards, are delighted that we are able to go ahead with a live awards event this year. However, in order to keep everyone Covid-safe, we would request that all those attending carry out a lateral flow test on the morning of November 26th (these can be obtained free of charge here). If the test is negative – we look forward to welcoming you to the awards. If it is positive, please respect your fellow attendees and do not come to the awards.

We would also suggest that everyone brings a face covering to wear in shared areas of the hotel and when not sitting at your table, eating or drinking.

BMJ Industry Awards 2021 | Save The Date – Friday 26 November 2021

BMJ Industry Awards 2021 | Save The Date – Friday 26 November 2021

Following the government’s recent announcement outlining the roadmap for exiting lockdown, we are confident that this year’s BMJ Industry Awards will be able to go ahead in its traditional format on Friday 26 November 2021.

Subject to circumstances, we look forward to welcoming the very best from across the builder’s merchant sector to the awards gala taking place in the heart of London towards the end of the year.

Builders Merchants Journal editor-in-chief Fiona Russell-Horne comments: “We are an industry that thrives on connection and I’m sure that everyone will share my excitement at the prospect of reconnecting with peers, networking and celebrating the collective successes of the past twelve months.

“Of course, numbers could still be limited so we would encourage anyone that wants to be a part of this hotly-anticipated industry event to get involved early to secure their place.”

Entries open Monday 1 March

Entries and nominations for this year’s scheme open on Monday 1 March and merchants, suppliers and professionals alike are invited to put themselves in the running to win a coveted accolade.

This year’s awards line-up features a number of new additions that have been designed to reflect the eclectic nature of the industry, which will recognise everything from small, independent, multiple and national merchants to decorating, landscaping and bathroom suppliers.

A comprehensive list of categories is available on the BMJ Industry Awards website.

With thanks to our sponsors

The BMJ Industry Awards has received the early support of a number of leading industry names, including Hanson Cement, Lakes, Knauf Insulation and Mannok.

A limited number of sponsorship packages are still available for brands looking to raise their profile and show their support for the highest standards of industry excellence. To find out more about how your brand can benefit and to secure your sponsorship package, contact Dawn Tucker on 01622 687031 or at