Host Rishi Persad

Rishi began his broadcasting career in May 2002 with Attheraces and within eight months had made his first terrestrial appearance on Channel4 Racing. The BBC were soon attracted to his on-screen style and manner and recruited Rishi to their Racing team early in 2003.

Since then Rishi’s talents as a broadcaster and ability to transfer his skills to any sport have led to his presence as a presenter or reporter at a number of major global sporting events for the BBC, ITV and Channel4, most notably, the last five Olympic Games, US Masters, The Open, The Ryder Cup, ICC Cricket World Cup, Wimbledon Tennis Championships, Commonwealth Games, Dubai World Cup, The Derby, The Grand National, Royal Ascot, Cheltenham Festival, World Snooker Championships and many more.

He has worked with and for the best broadcasters in sport and is now recognised as one of the most versatile, experienced and talented presenters in the UK.

Entertainment by Madhen

Music will be provided by Madhen

Madhen are widely regarded as the best party band in the UK. They have carved an enviable industry-wide reputation for delivering high-energy, edgy performances in a unique and unparalleled style.

With a global reputation second to none Madhen are party band perfection!

“You simply can't take a party band further than you guys have. You have taken it to an art form and are simply the masters of what you do”

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The 2021 Performance Awards Scheme looks to build upon the successful schemes of recent years. There are nine categories in 2021; three ‘Team’ and six ‘Excellence’. The on-going changes faced by the profession brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic are reflected in the criteria for each category.

- 2021 Awards Panel

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