Rising Star Award - Business Women Scotland

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The closing date for entries is Monday 14th September at 5pm

Rising Star Award

This award is for marking the achievements of women putting their own stamp on existing business approaches and practices and disrupting the status quo.

To make your entry as easy as possible, we would advise it best to familiarise yourself with the information required before beginning the application as they cannot be saved for a later date

Please confirm the following criteria to ensure that the nominee is eligible for this category

Must be a business owner (min. 50% ownership if in a partnership) or employee of a business or organisationThe business must be registered in ScotlandThe business or applicant must have been in business for a minimum of 1 year (starting date before July 2019)

Judging Criteria

Judges will look for a woman who has done something remarkable to her business and/or the business environment she operates in:

• Evidence of the changes made and the ripple effect this caused
• Positively impacting the business through change and innovation
• Effective leadership and management
• Strong business results
• An embedded ethical and inclusive culture

Judging Questions

• Tell us about you and your business (imagine the judges are not aware of your business)
• Please give us examples of your impact within your sector and the wider business community
• Please give examples of your innovation
• Why do you deserve to win this award (think about the criteria that the judges will be using)

Please use no more than 500 words per question

Hi-res photo of nominee

Hi-res logo of business or organisation

Additional information to add to your entry

I confirm that I have read the terms and conditions for entering the BWS Women in Business Awards
Terms and Conditions

Book your Tickets

Ticket price includes access to the entire online event including networking. Prior to the event you will
receive a complimentary BWS Award box containing a miniature bottle of prosecco, some snacks courtesy
of Nudie Snacks, a Beauty Kitchen product, cuticle oil from last years award winner Naf Salon and an award programme.