Young Inspiring Businesswoman of the Year

Background

Introduced in 2013, this award recognises the qualities of a successful entrepreneurial woman, in employment or in business, including but not limited to her drive, focus, vision and resilience, inspirational leadership and confidence.

Sponsor

TBC

Eligibility

Entrants must be aged 30 year or under, as at 31st May of the year of the awards.

This award is made to an individual, rather than to an organisation.

If you won the Young Inspiring Businesswoman of the Year Award last year then you are not eligible to enter this category, this year.‚Äč

Entry is free for affiliate members and ASB direct members, and costs £50 per entry for non-members.

Application process

The application should be submitted via the ASB website (see Awards Home Page for full application process).

Applicants will be asked to provide historical and forecast financial figures (in strict confidence) in support of their application. 

Applications should be accompanied by two endorsements/references.

Criteria assessed (500 words max per criterion.)

  • Vision and effective leadership
  • Drive, determination & motivation
  • Strong commercial acumen evidenced by financial results
  • Identification of a market opportunity
  • Use of staff and resources
  • Adaptability to market conditions
  • Customer engagement

Make Your Application

  • Closing date for entries is 5pm on Friday 28th June, 2019
  • Only online applications will be accepted.
  • Applicants are requested to upload a photo (individual or team) appropriate to the award applied for. This will only be used if selected as a finalist.
  • The shortlisted finalists will be asked to attend an interview with the judging panel, Haymarket, Edinburgh, during the w/c Monday 22nd July, 2019.
  • Finalists are required to attend the Awards Dinner on Saturday 14th September, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh.
  • If you have a reading disability and would like support with your application, please contact us at awards@asb-scotland.org

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