The LadiesFirst Professional Development network is set to recognise the achievements of businesswomen throughout Warwickshire and the West Midlands at their inaugural Business Awards night at the fabulous 17th century Nailcote Hall on 19th October 2017:
“The Ladies First Business Awards aim to celebrate success, recognise achievement and highlight the innovative women and companies in Coventry and Warwickshire,” explains Balsall Common business owner Julie Richards (Soul Beauty) and LadiesFirst’s Co-Founder:
“We believe that the passion, determination, tireless energy and skill that goes into running a successful business deserves recognition and we want to reward those who are helping to put our region on the map, boosting the local economy and making a positive contribution to the local community.”
Guests at the Awards Dinner at Nailcote Hall will be greeted with a Champagne Reception, hosted by BBC’s Trish Adudu and addressed by Keynote Speaker Jo Tidman, as well as MP Caroline Spelman.
“Our 10 award categories are designed to celebrate a variety of local businesses.” says Julie.
“We encourage your readers to nominate friends, colleagues, or event themselves.”
Nominations for the Awards are being accepted until 1st October 2017. You can nominate candidates at the link below:
For Full Event Details visit the LadiesFirst Network website at the link below:
‘LadiesFirst’ Awards Dinner at Nailcote Hall
Date: 19th October 2017
Venue: Nailcote Hall
3 Course Dinner
LadiesFirst Awards Details
Nominations are being accepted until 1st October 2017. Note: Candidates may be nominated for multiple awards. Plase submit your nominations here:
1. Business Woman of the Year
Sponsored by Janine Edwards – St James Place
You will be the Business Owner or Senior Management of a Company that has performed outstandingly throughout the year.
You and your business should stand out from the crowd, the winner of this category will have developed a strong business presence with proof of particular achievements and an innovative approach.
Judges will be looking for a person that can be universally admired for their commercial practice and dedication to success.
2. New Business of the Year
Sponsored by Lloyds Bank
You will be a new Business Owner, trading for no more than 2 years.
You will be able to tell us why you started the business, your achievements and aspirations to date and potential for growth within the coming years.
3. Business Entrepreneur
Sponsored by Stadium TM
You are a successful Entrepreneur, a self-starter and a motivator.
The Judges will be looking at individual achievements, results returned by your business and your unique approach to the marketplace. You will be selected for your entrepreneurial spirit.
4. Excellence in Science and Technology Award
Sponsored by Ian Calvert – Coventry & Warwickshire Digital, Social & Technical
You are a Business Woman who excels in the field of science and technology, this award recognises advancement and innovation in daily life.
The finalists will be selected on the quality of your products and services, your dedication, sustainability and you will be able to show us how the use of technology improves business performance and leads to business growth.
5. Creative Career from Home Award
Sponsored by Hill & Company Accountants
You are a Business Woman working from home.
You will be recognised for your ability and dedication to developing something creative across a variety of industries. You must be able to demonstrate a considered dedication to financial achievement, as well as a strong dedication to future business success.
6. Employee of the Year
Sponsored by Professional Recruitment Specialists
You will be nominated by the Company you work for.
You may be a fee earner or you may work behind the scenes. You go that extra mile for your Company and you are a woman of action. Your Company will tell us why you deserve this Award.
7. Achieves for Charity Award
Sponsored by Mander Hadley Solicitors
You work on behalf of a charity or social enterprise or you are doing something special for your local community. This may be charitable, volunteering, pro bono or simply supporting an organisation with your time.
The Judges will focus on how you have contributed to the community.
8. Inspirational Woman Award
Sponsored by Stonebridge Golf Club
You are that special lady in our community and we would like people to nominate you and tell us the reason why.
9. Young Achiever Award
Sponsored by Halo Hair
You will be in Education, studying at School, College or University. You are a ‘Rising Star’ recognised by your Educational Establishment or Employer. You are hardworking and determined to succeed. You have a bright future ahead and deserve to be recognised.
10. Ladies First – Venue Award