Gala Dinner 2019


AMBA honours Business Schools and MBA students and graduates in Excellence Awards

The AMBA Excellence Awards, which was held in London on 1 February 2019, sponsored by Liaison International and Unibuddy, celebrated the quality and achievements of post-graduate business education at the forefront of leadership excellence, recognising the talents and contributions made by AMBA-accredited Business Schools, their students and graduates.

The ceremony was attended by 200 Business School leaders representing 46 Schools across the world, as well as category finalists, judges and members of the media.

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Gala Dinner and Excellence Awards 2019

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Business School Impact on Community and Society Award

Employer and Business School Partnership Award

Indian Institute of Management Indore (India) for its Rural Immersion Programme

Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester (UK), and Travis Perkins

MBA Innovation Award, proudly sponsored by Liaison International

MBA Entrepreneurial Venture Award (private sector)

SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (India) for its Post Graduate Management Programme for Women

Nathaniel Southworth, Leeds University Business School (UK) for KAP Toys Ltd

MBA Entrepreneurial Venture Award (not-for-profit sector)

MBA Student of the Year Award

Paul Quilliam, QUT Graduate School of Business (Australia) for Hummingbird House

Ritika Israni, University of Bath School of Management (UK)


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Event Partner

Liaison International

Liaison International helps higher education institutions better identify, recruit, and enrol best-fit students. Schools rely on our admissions management and marketing automation solutions to reach prospective students, streamline administrative tasks, and create exceptional experiences for applicants. With 25 years of experience, we work with 5,000 programmes on 800 campuses and process over one million applications annually.

Event Sponsor


Unibuddy offers smarter student recruitment for institutions, optimising conversion through seamless integration on their websites to take student ambassadors online. Headquartered in the UK, it supports more than 40 institutions around the world, including global Business Schools. Directly addressing the challenge of the generation Z demand for rapid, personalised answers from their peers, the platform has led to a significant increase in conversion for its users.