Suffolk ladies storm the nominations for the National BizMums Awards 2017 with nine finalists

From left to right: Helen Miller, Anne Gould, Elaine Bowen, Emma Joy-Staines, Helene Utting, Jen Pic

From left to right: Helen Miller, Anne Gould, Elaine Bowen, Emma Joy-Staines, Helene Utting, Jen Pickering, Helen Olanrewaju Pariola-Fashedemi and Debby Strowger of Suffolk BizMums. Picture: EMMA JOY-STAINES - Credit: Archant

Ladies from across our county have been announced as finalists for this years awards ceromony that celebrates the achievements of mums and women in business.

From left to right: Helen Miller, Elaine Bowen, Emma Joy-Staines, Helene Utting, Jen Pickering, Hele

From left to right: Helen Miller, Elaine Bowen, Emma Joy-Staines, Helene Utting, Jen Pickering, Helen Olanrewaju Pariola-Fashedemi, Debby Strowger and Grace Utting. Picture: EMMA JOY-STAINES - Credit: Archant

Nine Suffolk women have been announced as finalists in this years annual National BizMums Awards. There have been a record number of over 40 nominations for women across our county in categories such as Charity Mum of the Year, Online Mum, New Business Award, Inspirational BizMum and many more. The nine finalists are Emma Joy-Staines, Jen Pickering, Sam Thorpe, Helen Miller, Elaine Bowen, Linda Barbour, Sharon Rees, Babita Devi and Lorna Farrell.

Leader of the Suffolk BizMums and nominee, Emma Joy-Staines, said: “I am absolutely thrilled to be named as a finalist in four different categories. I am completely bowled over by this news and it is even more amazing to see so many incredible ladies achieving brilliant things, and supporting and congratulating each other. When women connect together to empower one another it creates a powerful force.”

The annual awards were created by the BizMums founder, Michelle Childs, to recognise the achievements of mums and ladies in business across the country.

The winners will be announced on Sunday, October 8, at the conference and award ceremony at the Manor House in Alsager, Cheshire.

For more information about BizMums, please visit their page.

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