The North East's top female entrepreneurs are being urged to enter the 15th annual North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.
The deadline is rapidly approaching the annual event which is organised by the Women’s Advisory Board and chaired by Women Into the Network (WIN) spearhead Nickie Gott.
These prestigious regional awards were launched in June and entries are already flooding in, but with the September 5 deadline looms.
Nickie Gott said: “These awards help us push the female business agenda and ensure the good work of our talented North East businesswomen does not go unnoticed. We want to champion female enterprise, celebrate success and recognise those blazing a trail in their chosen fields.
“When we established the Woman’s Advisory Board with the North East Chamber of Commerce we decided early on that these awards must be bigger and bolder and really shout about the achievements of women in business over the last 12 months.
“Each year I urge any woman involved in business, no matter what the level, to get involved with the awards. It’s not only a fabulous night, but also a fantastic opportunity to network and be inspired by the accomplishments of others and share your own triumphs and experience.”
The awards will also be supported by the North East Chamber of Commerce, of which the Woman’s Advisory Board is part.
NECC chief executive, James Ramsbotham, added: “These awards are hugely significant and play an important role in celebrating the region’s inspirational female success stories.
“I’m delighted that the North East Chamber of Commerce is once again able to support these important awards and that the Woman’s Advisory Board is continuing the good work started by WIN in championing the North East’s fantastic female innovators.”
Award winners will be announced on Saturday November 15, 2014. Entries cost £20 + VAT per category and up to three categories may be entered. To enter or learn more about the awards, please visit: www.winawards.co.uk or contact Ken Wallace at She’s Gott It! on 0191 385 6619, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.