The wait is over as the finalists of this year’s Enterprise Vision Awards have been announced.
Despite record number of entries from across the North West, 10 businesses from across Preston have reached the finals.
•Sue Westwood-Ruttledge from Horse Photographer UK - Business Woman of the Year
•Paula Holmes from the Katy Holmes Trust - Inspirational Woman of the Year
•Sarah Southworth from Specialised Cleaning Services - Inspirational Woman of the Year
•Claire Jones from Safe Play Centre - Small Business of the Year
•Adele King from LadyKings Locksmith - Sole Trader of the Year
•Charlotte MacDonald from Tiki Hut Leis - Young Entrepreneur of the Year
•Jayne Emmington from Aikido Shudokan Health and Fitness Award
•Tracey Murphy from Sarah Booth HR Consultancy - Professional Services Award
•Vicky Cumming from No 77 Creative Hair - Beauty Business of the Year
•Natasha Mooney from Mary Kay Cosmetics - networker of the year for Pink Link Ladies
The awards event is now in its fourth year, there’s 16 categories each designed to recognise the most successful women in the sector. Each finalist will now face a panel of judges before the winners are announced on September 26 at Blackpool Winter Gardens.
Kristen Durose from Red Star Wealth Management, sponsors of the Professional Services award added: “As a judge, I feel honoured to review such interesting and at times inspirational stories.”
Public votes form a minority share and can be cast at www.enterprisevisionawards.co.uk.