Leaders, Achievers and Stellar Stars Sought For WIB Awards

If you’re an inspirational leader, high achiever or stellar new start, then Women in Business – which has a 2,500-plus membership book in Northern Ireland – wants to hear from your.

It has launched its sixth annual business awards initiative, and between now and October 3, it wants to hear from the leading lights of females in business ahead of its awards night on November 17 in association with Alexander Mann Solutions, when TV presenter Pamela Ballantine will host a celebration of talent, hard work and ultimately success in the world of business, whether as an entrepreneur or a leader.

Roseann Kelly, chief executive of Women in Business said: “Our winners will be those who have demonstrated the highest achievement, success resilience and fortitude in business.

“They may be women who have launched a new product, excelled in leadership or contributed to advancing diversity in the workplace. If this applies to you or your company, then we urge you to enter this year’s accolades.”

Among the 2015 winners were Tina McKenzie of the Staffline Group Ireland, Marion Rybnikar of Reaction Cycles, Jacqui Walsh of Kitchenmaster NI and Sinead Murphy of Shnuggle, while Tracy Hamilton of Mash Direct won the award for outstanding businesswoman of the year.

This year’s categories are: young business woman of the year, best in professional services, advancing diversity in the workplace, best new start-up, outstanding innovation, best marketing campaign, outstanding management / leadership, best customer services, best small business, excellence in it, best exporter. The main award on the night will be for outstanding business woman of the year as voted for by the judges.

To enter the awards – whose other sponsors include the Irish News, Department for Economy and Equality Commission for Northern Ireland – log on to www.womeninbusinessni.com

Source: irishnews.com