The everywoman Entrepreneur Awards are free to enter and are judged by a panel of esteemed female entrepreneurs whose own journeys mirror those of the entrants.

The everywoman Entrepreneur Awards are open to any female business owner whether they operate as a limited company, sole trader, or in partnership with others. The awards celebrate the woman behind the business, her personal successes and achievements and how she individually inspires others.

Entrants must:

  • Be a female entrepreneur (or entrepreneurs)
  • Be based or have their chief operations in the UK or Ireland
  • Have been trading for a minimum of 18 months as of 11 July 2024 
  • Be available for a judging day on 8 October 2024 and the awards ceremony in Central London on 4 December 2024

Balance Award

Awarded to a woman who has balanced founding a successful business whilst raising a child/children aged 12 or under.

Solopreneur Award

Awarded to a woman running a business as an independent sole trader.

Small Enterprise Award

This award celebrates an inspiring woman who has founded a profitable business with less than 25 employees.

Scale Up Award - Sponsored by BGF

The Scale Up Award celebrates a woman who has founded a company that is in a period of high growth. In order to be eligible, the company should have achieved 20% growth or more in either employment or turnover year on year for at least 3 financial years.

International Expansion Award - Sponsored by Rathbones

Awarded to a female founder who has successfully expanded her product/service to a new geographic market.

The Next Level Award - Sponsored by SG Kleinwort Hambros

Awarded to a female founder who has a highly profitable business (above £1,000,000 EBITDA).

Entrepreneur for Good Award - Sponsored by Specsavers

Awarded to a woman who has founded a business that contributes to the greater good in some way, whether this is through a social enterprise, diversity and inclusion, a focus on sustainability or any other area of impact.

Tech Innovator Award - Sponsored by AddIn365

This award recognises a woman who is creating innovative tech which is creating change within industry.

Social Star Award

Awarded to a woman who has significantly grown or launched her business using predominantly the power of social media.

Brand of the Future - Sponsored by The White Company

Awarded to the female founder that has recognised where there is a real gap in the market and demonstrates great potential for growth. The winner of this award will receive a mentoring session with Chrissie Rucker OBE, founder of TWC, and also the CEO and other Directors within the business. (please note it is not possible to submit an entry for this particular category. If you are interested in being considered, please email [email protected])