This Flagship Award is given in honour of a truly remarkable entrepreneur, Susan Dobson.  The Award, sponsored by The Susan Dobson Memorial Fund, is to recognise a woman or women who, over the last 5 years or more, have achieved outstanding success in creating or leading a successful business. The winner will have vision, enthusiasm, leadership and a stubborn refusal to be dissuaded from her chosen path!

What the judges are looking for:

  • Businesses trading for at least 5 years on 22nd November 2019
  • Accounts for the last trading year
  • Exceptional leadership
  • Influence within their industry or community
  • External focus
  • Sustained profitability
  • Number of jobs created
  • Investment in people
  • Potential for further growth.
  • A role model and mentor to other women

This application requires submission of the companies last year’s trading accounts.  We also recommend testimonials from staff and partners.


Award Entry Form A