NETWORK LIMERICK BUSINESS WOMEN OF 2016
The winners of the Network Ireland Limerick Business Woman of the Year Awards, sponsored by LEO Limerick and AIB, were announced at a special awards evening on Wednesday 11 May at No.1 Pery Square.
Michelle Costello, Fusion Media won the Emerging Business Award. The Employee Award went to Sandra Honan, The Pudding Brand Agency and Valerie Murphy, of Valerie’s Breast Care won the SME Award.
The winners of each award category will now go on to the national finals which will be announced at a Gala Ceremony in September in Cork.
The ten finalists, representing a broad range of businesses, were joined by their family, friends and fellow members at the glamorous awards ceremony. Also in attendance were the judges; Helen O’Donnell, Dolmen Catering, Judy Tighe, AIB and Bernie Moloney, Limerick Enterprise Office, along with Deirdre Waldron, National President of Network Ireland.
The Awards night was opened by special guest speaker Chupi Sweetman-Pell, Founder and Creative Director of multi-award winning jewellery brand Chupi. She shared her success story to date and gave support to the finalists noting that she has lost more awards than won and found that “loosing can be more powerful”.
Speaking at the Awards ceremony, Louise Lawlor, President of Network Ireland Limerick said, “We are delighted to have this opportunity to recognise and celebrate the excellence, professionalism, vision and leadership of our members.”
The event was a glamourous and colourful awards ceremony celebrating the very best in Limerick business and female entrepreneurs.
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