12 Jul 2012
Premier Training Celebrates 20th birthday with a bash at Bisham Abbey
Premier Training International celebrated 20 years in the business by hosting a big birthday bash and awards ceremony at the home of British sport - Bisham Abbey in Marlow - at the end of June.
Over 100 members of staff and special guests attended the prestigious event to celebrate the achievements of Premier Training and its staff, graduates and students. Norman Basson, founder and chairman of the industry-leading training provider, welcomed staff and guests and shared some insight into what life was like 20 years ago when the company was born.
The event also played host to the first Premier Employee Awards, which rewarded and recognised the achievements of the people within the business who work hard to deliver the very best service and education to the industry.
The award winners on the night include:
Product Innovator: Ben Pratt, Regional Tutor Manager (North)
Sales Machine: Hakeem Saheed, National Course Advisor
Contributor to Events: Ben McDonald, Health, Fitness & Nutrition Tutor
Unsung Hero: Victoria Even, Sales Ledger Assistant
Outstanding Trainer: Steve Harrison, Regional Tutor Manager (South)
Outstanding External Verifier Award: Pete Davies, External Verifier
Longest Standing Employee Award: Fiona Cook, Assistant Accountant
Outstanding recognition Award: Beckie Chappell, Customer Services Manager
Debra Stuart, Chief Executive Officer at Premier, commented: "We wanted to do something to celebrate our 20th anniversary and celebrate the people who work tirelessly to ensure we remain the industry’s leading training provider. It was a great evening and a testament to Norman and everything he set out to achieve 20 years ago."
She continued: "The health and fitness industry is changing and evolving and it’s never been so exciting to be part of it. Premier continues to push boundaries and develop new and innovative courses - all of which is designed to ensure that Premier maintains its industry leading reputation. We’re looking forward to the next 20 years!"