Local Women in Online and Digital Technology to be recognised by Plymouth Science Park!
Devon Venus Awards 2016 with Regional Partner Alexis Bowater of Bowater Communications announces Plymouth Science Park as Sponsor of New Media and Online Business of the Year Award!
The Venus Awards are launching in Devon for its fourth year to find the brightest female business stars in the region and are pleased to announce Plymouth Science Park as Sponsor of the New Media and Online Business of the Year Award.
Plymouth Science Park is the largest Science and Technology centre in the South West. It is the regionâ€™s only world-class total business environment that offers flexible office spaces, wet and dry laboratories and communal start up space for fledgling businesses.
The 25 acre campus is home to innovative technology, digital, creative and science-based businesses all with a desire to succeed and grow. The survival rate of businesses that move to the park is 99% and this is due to the on-site business support provided through our free mentoring service. Our high capacity ICT network and comprehensive on-site facilities ensures maximum operating continuity allowing tenants to focus 100% on their business.
The community of 120 businesses and 800 staff ensures the park is a vibrant community with plenty of opportunity for collaboration and business development.
Of their sponsorship of the Venus Award category of New Media andÂ Online Business of the Year Award, Christian Jenkins, Director of Operations says,
â€œThe Park has one of the highest concentrations of women-owned and managed businesses and is the perfect environment for their businesses to grow and flourish. Sponsoring the Venus Awards helps us to reach out to the wider business community and show how successful our businesses areâ€.
The Awards celebrate the vital contribution that women make to the local, regional and national economy.
This year in Devon, nominees and applicants will be competing in up to 11 categories that includes Lifetime Achievement, Director of the Year, Customer Service, Business Mother, Networker, Digital Business and Online Media, Green, Inspirational Woman of the Year, Company of the Year, Inspirational Woman in Technology (STEMM), Employer and Entrepreneur.
Heart FM is Sponsor of the ever popular public vote category of Business Mother that pays homage to the extraordinary role played by women not only in the workplace but as working mothers.
Charity sponsor for the Devon Venus Awards 2016 is Jeremiahâ€™s Journey whose work in Plymouth and the surrounding area is focused on children and young people and their families who are experiencing grief due to death or terminal illness.
The Devon Venus Awards will culminate in a glamorous Ceremony and Gala Dinner at the Great Hall, University of Exeter on Friday 18th November 2016.
Do you know a woman that deserves recognition? Nominate her now at https://www.venusawards.co.uk/devon/