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Bob Singh Dhillon receives Business Man of the Year at The Sikh Awards 2016

Darpan News Desk, 22 Nov, 2016
  • Bob Singh Dhillon receives Business Man of the Year at The Sikh Awards 2016
Bob Singh Dhillon, Founder, President and CEO of Mainstreet Equity Corp, Canada’s highest performing real estate company with assets valued over $1.5 Billion, was named Business Man of the Year at the 7th annual The Sikh Awards 2016 on November 19, 2016 at Park Plaza Hotel, London. 
 
The coveted award is in recognition of an organisation or individual that has best demonstrated how they have made exceptional financial returns, shown strong growth, innovative strategies and clear market leadership in the sector. 
 
Hosted by Ranvir Singh, a journalist and broadcaster, best known for her presenting role on the ITV Breakfast programme 'Good Morning Britain’, The Sikh Awards recognises the pivotal contributions made by the Sikh community across a variety of fields, from business, charity, education, entertainment, professional services, seva (selfless service), and sport, with winners selected across the globe from Asia, USA, Canada, Australia, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. 
 
Other high profile winners this year included: 
 
Kiran Singh (UK) – Business Woman award;
Supreet Singh Manchanda (USA) – Entrepreneur Award;
Khalsa Aid (UK) – Sikhs in Charity;
Dr. Brinder Singh Mahon (UK) – Sikhs in Education;
Manika Kaur (Dubai) – Sikhs in Entertainment;
Akaal Television / Mr Amrik Singh Kooner (UK) – Sikhs in Media;
Jaspal Singh Bindra (India) – Sikhs in Profession;
Gurmeet Singh (India) – Sikhs in Seva;
Ram Singh Nayyar (Canada) – Sikhs in Sport;
Natasha Kaur Mudhar (UK) – The Sikh People’s Choice Award;
Sant Baba Iqbal Singh Ji (India) – The Sikh Lifetime Achievement Award; and
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Dubai) – The Special Recognition Award

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