Emma Banks awarded in London
On Nov. 5th Emma Banks was awarded with the 2018 Music Industry Trusts Award at Grosvenor House Hotel in London, to honor her more than 25-year career in the music business.

Banks, who is co-head of CAA London, represents Kylie Minogue, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Green Day, Muse, HAIM, Paramore, and is the chair of Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef committee.

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and manager Peter Mensch made a surprise appearance to present their long-time business partner and friend with the trophy.

In her acceptance speech, Banks reflected upon her career, which began at Wasted Talent in 1990 and led her to lead CAA`s London office alongside her long-time colleague Mike Greek.

She follows previous recipients Sir George Martin, Sir Elton John, Sir Lucian Grainge CBE, Michael Eavis CBE, Simon Cowell, Sony Music CEO Rob Stringer and Annie Lennox OBE, among others. The gala ceremony benefits U.K.-based charities the BRIT Trust and Nordoff Robbins.