Businesswomen in awards event

Winners of the Banbury Women in Business awards NNL-141216-121821001
Winners of the Banbury Women in Business awards NNL-141216-121821001

Banbury Women in Business has held up a number of outstanding achievements in its 2014 awards.

Judges spoke of the high calibre of finalists among the nominations at BWIB’s awards event and conference attended by more than 70 people at Banbury Cricket Club.

The business ventures receiving awards were:

l Liesl Guy and Dawn Pratley of Care, Compassion and Conversation Ltd who won the Edd Frost and Daughters’ Customer Care Award

l Liesl Guy and Dawn Pratley of Care, Compassion and Conversation Ltd who were also awarded the Bloxham Mill New Business Award

l Jody Fletcher of Chilli Promotional Products who received the Jamie Briggs Removals and Storage Inspirational Business Woman Award and

l The Clinical Team at Katharine House Hospice won the Ekko Overall Banbury Women in Business Award.

The conference heard from passionate and informative speakers including Dr Sue Marchant from Web to Success, Michele Deeks from Work Positive, Sonia Brown MBE as Founder of the Black Women’s Network and Pippa Isbell from VivePoint.

The key theme of the day was passion and how it can be conveyed through business life. The award sponsors commended the high standard of the finalists.

The day was drawn to a close with a lunch sponsored by Ellacotts LLP.

Banbury Women in Business committee member Stephanie Garnett said: “We want to extend our sincere thanks to our fantastic local business sponsors who chose from a very strong shortlist to deliver four truly inspirational winners for the 2014 awards.

“Our thanks must also go to the brilliant speakers and all those who came along on the day to make it memorable.”

Banbury Women in Business website can be found at www.banburywomeninbusi ness.co.uk.