Awards 2011

The Women in Business NI Awards 2011, supported by lead Sponsor, Deloitte and Media Partner, Irish News took place on the 17th of November at the Ramada Plaza Hotel, Shaws Bridge.

The range of entries from Multi nationals, to sole traders to start ups, illustrates the wonderful innovative, entrepreneurial and leadership skills possessed by Northern Ireland business women.

Over £3300 was raised on the night for the Chair of WIBNI Edel Doherty's chosen charity 'Fields of Life' which means a new fresh drinking water Well will be built in Uganda.


Award for Best New Start-up

Award for Best New Start-up

Winner: Barbara Hughes Managing Director / Owner Boozeberries Liqueurs


Outstanding Businesswoman of the Year

Outstanding Businesswoman of the Year

Winner: Orla Corr Business Development Director at McAvoy Group


Award for Innovation / Entrepreneurship  (International)

Award for Innovation / Entrepreneurship (International)

Winner: Orla Corr Business Development Director The McAvoy Group


Award for Innovation / Entrepreneurship (Indigenous)

Award for Innovation / Entrepreneurship (Indigenous)

Winner: Shauna McCarney Managing Director Heavenly Tasty Organics


Award for Outstanding Management / Leadership

Award for Outstanding Management / Leadership

Winner: Ann McGregor Chief Executive NICC


Award for Best in Marketing / Communications

Award for Best in Marketing / Communications

Winner: Tracy Hamilton Director Mash Direct Ltd


Award for Best Exporter

Award for Best Exporter

Winner: Celine Doherty Director Re-Gen Waste Ltd


Award for Saleswoman of the Year

Award for Saleswoman of the Year

Winner: Heather Boyle Managing Director A Slice of Heaven Ltd


Award for Best in Professional Services

Award for Best in Professional Services

Winner: Phyllis Agnew Senior Partner Tughans


Award for Best Customer Services

Award for Best Customer Services

Winner: Caroline Currie Sales Director Autoline Insurance Group


Award for Best Sole Trader

Award for Best Sole Trader

Winner: Jacqueline McGonigle Owner whatsonni.com


Award for Young Businesswoman of the Year

Award for Young Businesswoman of the Year

Winner: Cara Macklin Director - Macklin Group