Orbital Education has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade.

Orbital Education is one of 200 organisations nationally to be recognised with a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Announced today (Tuesday 23rd April) Orbital has been recognised for its excellence in international trade.

The Queen's Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious business awards in the UK. The awards were first established in 1965 and since then over 7,000 companies have achieved a Queen's Award.

The awards celebrate the success of exciting and innovative businesses which are leading the way with pioneering products or services, delivering impressive social mobility programmes or showing their commitment to excellent sustainable development practices.

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Kevin McNeany, chairman of Orbital Education said ‘We are honoured to be receiving the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2019. Our company believes that quality, transparency and accountability leads to success for our students, their families and the company. This award is a result of all the hard work from our team of internationally minded educators, and I would like to take the opportunity on behalf of the Board to thank everyone for their dedication and professionalism’.

Now in its 53rd year, the Queens Award for Enterprise are the most prestigious business awards in the country, with winning businesses able to use the esteemed Queen’s Award emblem for the next 5 years.

Orbital Education will celebrate its award during a royal reception for Queen’s Award winners in the summer.