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And the #WIBA23 nominees are…

The nominees for the 2023 Women in Business awards gala luncheon hosted by Downtown in Business have been unveiled.

The nominees for the 2023 Women in Business awards gala luncheon hosted by Downtown in Business have today been unveiled.

#WIBA23 will celebrate the finest female-led businesses, the established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs, and the women who make the most valuable contribution to the growth of the Liverpool City Region economy.

Downtown in Business CEO and Group Chairman, Frank McKenna commented; “We are delighted to once again showcase the fantastic female entrepreneurs and business leadrs from across the Liverpool City Region.

“WIBA is always a great day of celebration and gives the city an opportunity to acknowledge the brilliant female talent we have across the city region. Congratulations and good luck to everyone on the shortlist.”


For further information on the Women in Business Awards 2023 and to book tickets CLICK HERE.

Due to popular demand we are opening nominations for two new categories. To nomiante in the Employee of the Year and PA of the Year categories please CLICK HERE.

The Nominees

Newcomer of the Year 2023
Alex and Ellen Murphy, The Logo Page
Jessica Sharpe, To The Moon
Joanne Watkinson, By Elleven
Lindsay Lucas, Lindsay Lucas Candles

Marketer of the Year 2023
Chloe Gaughan, Liverpool BID Company
Fran Cruse, FC Comms
Lauren Roberts, Procure Partnerships Framework
Lindsay Moore, Agnes Marketing
Lizzie O’Neill, Moore Media
Susan Harvey, Strawberry Field Liverpool

Visitor Economy & Hospitality Personality of the Year 2023
Faye Dyer, ACC Liverpool
Helen Bamford, Albert’s Schloss
Melanie Lewis, Shakespeare North Playhouse
Rebecca Beglin, Bacino

Legal Personality of the Year 2023
Jessica Hampson, CEL Solicitors
Joanna Sproson, Glenville Walker and Partners
Sara Perischine, Astrea Linskills
Sarah Nolan, Excello Law

Financial Services Personality of the Year 2023
Angela Maher, Acumen Financial Partnership
Anne Finnegan, Ashville Henderson
Jennifer Lee, KPMG
Laura Stuffins, BDO UK

Recruiter of the Year 2023
Elaine Courtney, Courtney Recruitment
Maureen Brown, Sullivan Brown
Lauren Irvine, William James Recruitment
Abi Dunn, Sixty Eight People

Property Personality of the Year 2023
Anne King, Steven Hunt & Associates
Liza Marco, Peel L&P
Natalie Palframan, Procure Partnerships Framework
Sue Darwell, Bruntwood
Victoria Alderton, Paddock Johnson

Female Led Business of the Year 2023
iStay Liverpool
Miss Kick
Hybrid Tec
Trinity Logistics
Nugent Care
No More Kennels


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