The Awards Ceremony 2020 Competition
The BIFA Freight Service Awards 2020 competition will culminate in a glittering Luncheon Ceremony on Thursday 21st January 2021 at The Brewery, in the City of London. BIFA is currently working with The Brewery to determine the best option for the ceremony that will allow for a celebration of the finalists and winners while complying with any COVID-19 social distancing requirements in place at the time. Further details will follow on the format of the ceremony and an announcement of the celebrity host.
The 2019 event was hosted by Paralympian and broadcaster, Ade Adepitan.
Having survived polio as a youngster, Ade Adepitan has since succeeded as an international Paralympic wheelchair basketball player and has built up a wealth of Broadcasting experience. An instantly recognisable face, Ade has travelled the world for his work including the BBC’s internationally known Travel Show exploring the history and cultures behind the globe’s most enticing countries and regularly goes under cover, investigating controversial and ground--‐breaking stories for Channel 4’s award winning documentary series Dispatches, plus much much more.
Ade’s personal sporting achievements include a Bronze in The Athens Paralympics, Silver in the European Championships and Gold in The World Championships. Ade received an MBE in 2005 and was awarded Honorary Doctorate from Loughborough University in 2006 and the University of East London in 2010.
Below are a few photos from the 2019 Awards ceremony, held in January 2020. (Photos: Philippa Gedge)