2019 Business Women Excellence Awards - Sussex
The Business Women Excellence Awards 2019 – Sussex Edition have a new and magnificent home this year and will be held at the Grand Hotel Brighton. Celebrating its 4th Year, the Awards were the creation of Faiza Shafeek the Managing Director of Carrot Events, an entrepreneur who has a huge and insatiable passion for business and for promoting women in all forms of business. She knows first-hand what a huge impact of winning a business award can be and believes that the accolade endorsing one’s achievements and of course the exceptional marketing and PR opportunities that winning an award offers is immeasurable.
More and more women are climbing through the ranks of the corporate world and more female entrepreneurs are being recognised. It is an amazing time to be a woman.
We at the Business Women Excellence Awards want to recognise the success and worth of women. We know there are so many formidable businesswomen in Sussex - are you one of them? Or know some of them? If so then don’t just sit there enter or nominate them now and make those amazing women’s day by nominating them. It’s easy and very simple once you have made your entry or third-party nomination, you or they will then get an email to say that you or they have been nominated but not by whom, how super is that.
Headline Sponsor : Kreston Reeves
Entries are now closed!
Entries closed at midday on 4th November 2019.
The Gala Final
The prestigious black-tie Gala final for the 2019 Business Women Excellence Awards - Sussex Edition will take place at the Grand Hotel in Brighton on the 21st November 2019.
The awards evening will be a glittering red-carpet event filled with glamour, super food, wonderful entertainment, amazing networking, much elation and huge accolades with standing ovations for all.
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Gala Dinner Menu
Spiced butternut, caramelized apple, pine nut and Brighton Blue cheese and green olive vierge (V)
Magret duck breast, sprout purée, rosti, roast sweetheart cabbage, spinach and black cherry jus
Risotti Cake Basil pesto and mozzarella cheese, confit bell red pepper, zucchini, asparagus and cherry tomato salsa (V)
Panna cotta, mascarpone cream, amaretto chocolate macaroon and coffee sauce
Once again, we are proud to welcome some of the county’s best known and respected businesspeople to impartially judge this year’s awards:
Chairman, Rix & Kay
Bruce is the chairman of Rix and Kay and is a highly experienced corporate and commercial lawyer with a track record of advising clients on major M&A transactions. Having been Managing Partner at Rix & Kay for 17 years and previously been a director of a company of £50M turnover with 750 staff, Bruce has gained vast experience of running a business.
Partner, Kreston Reeves
Alison is a partner at Kreston Reeves and is based in the Brighton Office. She advises a number of clients ranging from start-up businesses and owner managed businesses to multinational groups of companies helping them to make confident decisions about their future. A role model to women in business, Alison offers a broad range of accounting, tax, and digital business advisory services across the full spectrum of clients’ business and personal affairs. Using Xero is another passion together with her children, pigs, husband and photography.
founder Title Media
An entrepreneur who launched her first ever business at 16, Sam is the founder and MD at Title Media, which publishes flagship titles Silver Magazine and Title Sussex Magazine.
An expert business owner who has judged a range of business awards over many years, she’s thrilled to bring her knowledge and experience to the Entrepreneur category this year.
Chief Executive, ACES Alliance Chambers of Commerce East Sussex
During 23 years with Mercedes-Benz and smart UK, Christina Ewbank has run dealerships in Chichester, Eastbourne and Brighton and was also Regional Manager for Lexus Northern Europe based in Brussels. She has brought her expertise running multi-million pound businesses to Eastbourne Chamber of Commerce and helps members to promote and stimulate their business.
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