With a short while left to recognise a deserving local woman in business for the Santander Thames Valley Venus Awards 2018 in association with Marshall Volkswagen and in partnership with The Breeze, the response is already exceeding all expectations.
The Venus Awards – dubbed by Channel 4 as “The Working Women’s Oscars” – was launched in Thames Valley for its second year at the Royal Berkshire Conference Centre at the Madejski Stadium in Reading on November 27th. The Semi-Finalists Announcement will be held on Monday 19th March 2018 and there are now only two weeks left to nominate a local business woman worthy of recognition.
Hundreds of nominations have already been made and the talent, as always, is strong, energised and inspiring.
The Awards celebrate the vital contribution that women in business make to the local, regional, and national economy. In the Thames Valley region nominees and applicants are competing in up to 15 categories that include Business Mother of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, Green Business and Inspirational Woman, among others.
The Awards are unique in that anyone can nominate a friend, colleague, client or family member.
Sponsors joining Santander Thames Valley Venus Awards 2018 in association with Marshall Volkswagen and in partnership with The Breeze include IKEA, Santander, Marshall Volkswagen, Rapid Search & Interim and Local Buzz.
The Associate Sponsor, Andrew Lean, the Volkswagen Franchise Director at Marshall Volkswagen, commented on their support and sponsorship of Venus Awards,
“Marshall Volkswagen is delighted to be back as sponsor and supporter of the Thames Valley Venus Awards. We appreciate what women bring to our company in many different roles and we are continuously working to provide more opportunities. We are very proud to recognise the women in our own company, and proud to support the Venus Awards. Last year’s event undoubtedly showcased some of the brightest female business talent in the region and we are very much looking forward to seeing and celebrating the vital contribution that women in business make to the local, regional and national economy.”
Reading Chronicle is sponsoring the ever popular Business Mother of the Year Award that pays homage to the extraordinary role played by women not only in the workplace but as working mothers.
The Santander Thames Valley Venus Awards 2018 in association with Marshall Volkswagen and in partnership with The Breeze will culminate in a glamorous Ceremony and Gala Dinner on Friday 8th June 2018 at the Royal Berkshire Conference Centre – Madejski Stadium in Reading.
Do you know a woman that deserves recognition? Nominate her now at https://www.venusawards.co.uk/thamesvalley-2018/