On 26 January, during the Business Centre Club (BCC) Gala in the Grand Theater — National Opera in Warsaw, the Leader of Polish Business statuette awarded to the EPK and President Andrzej Kowalski, was received from Deputy Prime Minister Janusz Piechociński by Jan Antończyk, Strategy and Development Director and Member of the Management Board.
The Polish Business Leaders became also: Biuro Turystyki ZNP Logos Tour Sp. z o.o., Ceramika Paradyż Sp. z o.o., Corab Sp. z o.o., Hertz System Ltd. Sp. z o.o., Hochland Polska Sp. z o.o., International Paper — Kwidzyn Sp. z o.o., Pruszyński Sp. z o.o., Przedsiębiorstwo Budowlane Calbud Sp. z o.o., Trans Polonia SA and Turbo Care Poland SA.
The BCC special awards were presented to the former deputy prime minister and the economy minister Mr. Janusz Steinhoff, the former head of the Ministry of National Defence Mr. Janusz Onyszkiewicz and the former British Prime Minister Mr. Tony Blair.