THE county’s leading business women have been honoured at a prestigious awards ceremony.
More than 200 people attended the Bedfordshire Business Women (BBW) Awards 2011 at the home of Bedford Rugby Club.
Congratulations go to Deb Markham of The Product Marketing Company, based at The Old School near Shefford who was crowned Bedfordshire Business Woman of the Year.
As well as the awards the ceremony, supported by Premier Newspapers, was also an excellent networking event. Lara Morgan was the guest speaker and a total of £4,000 was raised on the day for St John’s Hospice, this year’s chosen charity of BBW president Kerry Cash.
Roll of honour:
Bedfordshire Business Woman of the Year 2011
Winner - Deb Markham – The Product Marketing Company
Finalist - Michelle Allen - Allen Creative Ltd
Self employed or Ltd Company
Winner - Camille Stevens – Bedford 5 * Fitness Camps
Finalist - Gillian Ormston - Intelligent Awakenings
Working within a Community Organisation
Winner - Paula Priestly – St Johns Hospice
Finalist - Barbara Farrow - Keech Hospice
Finalist - Zara Armstrong - CAN Bedford
Woman Employee of the Year
Winner - Gina Bubbins – Bedford College
Finalist - Dawn Walton BSG Property Services Ltd
Winner - Vicky Alder – KSK Accountants
Finalist - Sophie Stock - The Embankment