Wednesday 8th March 2023 - QEII Centre, London

Celebrating Black Role Models & Innovators

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Why the BTA Awards

The UK’s technology sector is growing almost three times faster than the rest of the economy and with tech firms creating an ever increasing number of highly-skilled and highly-paid jobs, opportunities are only set to increase. By championing Black achievement within technology, the BTA Awards aim to inspire and connect whilst helping to map out a more diverse, inclusive and therefore innovative landscape.

2022 BTA Awards

The 2022 BTA Awards returned to QEIIC on 17th March 2022 and highlighted achievements from all those working within the tech sector, from rising stars to experienced innovators and progressive corporations.

Check the 2022 Award Winners page for this year’s award winners.

Next edition will be announced soon.



Mandy Nyarko

Co-founder - Startup Discovery School

Lynsey Campbell - Director of Customer Success EMEA, VMware

Lynsey Campbell

Director of Customer Success EMEA, VMware

Mark Martin

Founder of UK Black Tech

Marc Abraham

Senior Group Product Manager at Intercom


Jay-Ann Lopez
Founder and CEO of Black Girl Gamers and
Co-founder of Curlture, speaker and entrepreneur.

Since its foundation in 2015, Black Girl Gamers has grown from a small Facebook group into a thriving collective of 8,000+ black women around the globe. All with a shared passion for gaming and a shared ambition to make an impact on it. Evolving from a like-minded group of friends to a community-powered business, Black Girl Gamers has become an influential agent of change throughout the gaming industry. Partnering with brands to change gaming from the inside out. Across content, events, education, consulting, and talent, Black Girl Gamers partners with endemic and non-endemic brands throughout the gaming space and gaming communities to grow the influence, representation, equity and experience of black women in gaming.