Toastmaster of the year award

Raj Parmar, director of Sunrise Radio, presents the award to Peter Aust
Raj Parmar, director of Sunrise Radio, presents the award to Peter Aust

WIGAN’S Peter Aust has been named Toastmaster of the Year at the Asian Wedding Experience Awards.

The winners were announced during the gala awards ceremony attended by 200 guests at Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel and presented by TV personality Neetal Parekh.

The awards celebrate the hard work, creativity and inspiration of the 1000s involved in the Asian wedding industries across the North West and West Yorkshire.

Peter is Immediate Past President of the Northern Guild of Toastmasters who lived and worked in India and Pakistan for eight years, is well known and highly respected in the Asian community in the North West.

He said: “It is an honour and privilege to receive this award, toast mastering an Asian event sometimes with up to 1,500 guests can be challenging but always enjoyable.”

Peter has hosted the Wigan Business Awards for the past seven years and will taking on the MC role again at this November’s gala dinner at the DW Stadium.