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And the winners are…

Downtown in Business recognised some of Liverpool’s leading female entrepreneurs at its tenth iteration of the Women in Business Awards.

Downtown in Business recognised some of Liverpool’s leading female entrepreneurs at its tenth iteration of the Women in Business Awards.
Downtown in Business crowned some of the leading female entrepreneurs from across the Liverpool City Region at the tenth annual Women in Business Awards, this year sponsored by BioGrad and Lloyds Bank.

Over 300 leading business personalities gathered at The Crowne Plaza Liverpool City Centre to celebrate the achievements of the city’s incredible female entrepreneurs.

The awards, hosted by Downtown CEO, Frank McKenna, and Voice of God and Liverpool Radio Personality, Pete Price, celebrates 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.

The big winners on the day included Jacqui Johnson from Sutcliffe, Claire McColgan from Culture Liverpool, and Liverpool entrepreneur Kate Stewart, who took home the CEO Award, Woman of the Year and Decade of Excellence Award respectively.


Newcomer of the Year 2023
Alex and Ellen Murphy, The Logo Page

Employee of the Year 2023
Tracy Colley, Hilton Liverpool City Centre

PA of the Year 2023
Marie Campbell, Legacie Developments

Marketer of the Year 2023
Lauren Roberts, Procure Partnerships Framework

Visitor Economy & Hospitality Personality of the Year 2023
Melanie Lewis, Shakespeare North Playhouse

Legal Personality of the Year 2023
Jessica Hampson, CEL Solicitors

Financial Services of the Year 2023
Jennifer Lee, KPMG

Recruiter of the Year 2023
Lauren Irvine, William James Recruitment

Female Led Business of the Year 2023
iStay Liverpool

Property Personality of the Year 2023
Anne King, Steven Hunt & Associates

Woman of the Year 2023
Claire McColgan

Decade of Excellence 2023
Kate Stewart

Liverpool BID Company Award 2023
Gillian Miller, The Royal Court

CEO Award 2023
Jacqui Johnson, Sutcliffe
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