Inaugurated in 1996, the BTHA Lifetime Achievement Award is presented only in exceptional circumstances. It is awarded to individuals who have made a truly outstanding and significant contribution to the Toy Industry.
Recipients have facilitated positive and sustained change in the Toy Industry as a whole and are inspirational achievers who are widely acknowledged to have made a fundamental and beneficial impact on the sector over the long term. They will have demonstrated an extraordinary level of commitment, passion and integrity throughout their career and have served a minimum 20 years’ within the Toy Industry (not necessarily concurrent).
Recipients are presented by the BTHA with a specially commissioned bronze cast sculpture created by Ronald Cameron.
2015 Award – Gary Grant of The Entertainer
|Gary Grant of The Entertainer was the recipient of the 2015 BTHA Lifetime Achievement Award. His award was presented at a celebratory lunch on 24th June 2015 at Great Fosters Hotel. |
2012 Award – Alan Bennie and Nick Austin of Vivid Toy Group
|Alan Bennie & Nick Austin of Vivid Toy Group were the recipients of the 2012 BTHA Lifetime Achievement Awards. Their awards were presented at a celebratory lunch on 20th June 2012 at Great Fosters Hotel. |
2011 Award – Peter Brown of Flair Leisure Products
|Peter Brown, CEO of Flair Leisure Products was awarded the 2011 BTHA Lifetime Achievement Award. Peter’s award was presented on 29th June 2011 at Great Fosters Hotel. |