The Enterprising Women Awards 2018 are now open for applications from Chamber members. The awards are a fantastic opportunity to recognise and acknowledge businesswomen across the East Midlands.
Social Commitment Award
Open to females demonstrating an innovative and proactive approach to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and responsible business practice. Entrants must demonstrate how they have tackled key social and environmental issues, making a positive impact on their community. Download an application form.
Apprentice of the Year
For a female apprentice who is working towards or has completed her apprenticeship in the last 12 months. This award is for someone who has shown the commitment and drive to make a significant impact. Download an application form.
Female Employee of the Year
This award aims to recognise a woman that has made a significant difference to their organisation. This person will not own or run the business. But they will have contributed to its overall success over the last 12 months by going the extra mile. Download an application form.
Female Entrepreneur of the Year
This award is for a businesswoman who has started a business in the last three years. The winner will demonstrate the strong development of her business from a clear vision and planning through to successful growth. Download an application form.
Team of the Year
Led by a female, this award is for a team which can consist of both male and female employees. Moreover the team will achieve success through the leadership and management from this dynamic female leader. The team will need to show how they work together towards common goals, meeting challenging objectives and exceeding expectations. Download an application form.
Small Business of the Year
This award aims to recognise women who own or manage a small organisation with less than 75 employees. The award will be presented to a company which has achieved consistent growth. This will be backed by a strong financial performance and clear plans and objectives for the future of the organisation. Download an application form.
Business Woman of the Year
This prestigious award acknowledges a businesswoman who demonstrates all-round excellence in business. This award is for a female business leader who is ultimately responsible for the outstanding success of a company/organisation. However, this need not necessarily be owned by them. Download an application form.
Before downloading an application form please familiarise yourself with the awards guidelines. All entrants to the awards will be invited to an Enterprising Women Finalist event on 25 January 2018. During this event the shortlisted finalists will be announced. Judging will then be carried out by the award sponsor and a panel of judges. Winners will be announced at the Enterprising Women Awards Gala Dinner on Friday 2 March 2018.
If you have any questions or require assistance to complete your application form(s) please contact the Chamber’s events team on 0333 320 0333.