Conference and Awards Launch celebrates Successful Women
100 women from across the South West attended the 2020 Successful Women Annual Conference and Awards Launch.
MORE than 100 women from across the South West attended the 2020 Successful Women Annual Conference and Awards Launch.
It took place at the George Albert Hotel & Spa on March 5 to celebrate International Women’s Day.
The event showcased inspirational speakers from across the UK and incorporated this year’s International Women’s Day theme of #eachforequal, aimed at challenging stereotypes, fighting bias, broadening perceptions, improving situations and celebrating women’s achievements.
Gill Donnell MBE, founder of Successful Women, said: “I am thrilled that this year’s Conference and Awards Launch was such a great success.
“We had incredible keynote speakers who shared invaluable tips and insights to the attendees. It was great to see so many like-minded women connect, learn and find inspiration with one another amongst such a wonderful atmosphere – here’s to yet another successful year for women.”
Inspirational speakers on the day included Lynne Franks OBE the PR guru who helped establish London Fashion Week and founded the SEED programme; Alison Edgar, the Entrepreneurs Godmother; Luke Simon, founder and CEO of Charity School in a Bag; Sunny Bird, founder of Sunny Bird PR and the Perfect Dress Company; Susan Kabani, co-founder of Ugenie and Gill Donnell MBE the founder of Successful Women in Business.
The event marked the launch of the third 2020 Successful Women Awards which aims to recognise the important and inspirational achievements of women in business across the South West.
Gill Donnell added: “After such an amazing conference, we’re so excited to be able to kick-start the third annual Successful Women Awards for 2020!
SOURCE - Dorset Echo