The BizMums Conference and Awards 2013 took place on Saturday 12th September 2014 at the Lord Hill Hotel in Shrewsbury.

Throughout the day over 150 business women from across Shropshire, North Wales, Staffordshire, Cheshire and the West Midlands came together to network, learn and to celebrate each others achievements. Here is a summary of the day and some wonderful photos courtesy of Victoria Macken of  www.victoriamacken.co.uk

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The day began with the ladies networking and visiting the various stands including our experts area where they were able to get advice from Henshalls Insurance, Morris Cook Accountants, Barclays Bank, Battlefield Printing, Wynne Media Web Design & Shropshire Council Business Services.

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The Conference began with a talk on communicating from Shropshire Speaker Sam Warner.

Rebekah Harriman was our next speaker who gave her tips on creating your authentic voice on social media.

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Next was a Networking Lunch hosted by Free2Network Founder Nina Sardar. All the attendees had 20 seconds to introduce themselves and then the rest of the session to chat with the other attendees.’BM-9  BM-10

The afternoon session with a marketing workshop from Claire Dowdall followed by Harriet Morris who shared her inspirational story. The conference was closed by Rhea & Kirsty of J&PR who shared lots of great tips for getting your business into the media

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The main event of the day was the presentation of the BizMums Awards. Our awards were hosted by one of the UK’s leading life coaches Louise Presley Turner who began by sharing her inspirational story.

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Our first winner was Creative Mum of the year Alice Duncan of Forget me not bears. The award was sponsored by In the Shed

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Environmental Mum of the Year Kate Long. Award sponsored by Trydan Recycling

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Charity Mum of the Year Rachael Dobson of PANDAS foundation. Award sponsored by Dyke Yaxley Accountants

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Winner of the Exceptional Service Award Jenny Osborne. Award Sponsored by Work Life Better

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Online Mum of the Year Claire Dowdall. Award Sponsored by Rebekah Harriman.com

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Winner of The Outstanding Personal Achievement Award Yvonne Parker. Award sponosred by Breese Adventures

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Overall Mum of the Year Jenny Osborne Award Sponsored by Barclays

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All the winners

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 The 2014 BizMums Conference and Awards is taking place on Saturday 4th October at Yarnfield Conference Centre Nr. Stone. We have sponsorship opportunity’s please click HERE for more details

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