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The search is on: Women of the Year 2017 Awards launch

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The search is on: Women of the Year 2017 Awards launch

From apprentices to chief executives, inspirational women will be recognised in the 2017 Women of the Year Awards.

Hosted by the Gloucestershire Echo, Gloucester Citizen and Stroud Life, the awards aim to recognise and celebrate the hard-working women of Gloucestershire and inspire the next generation.

And now it is your chance to get involved or to nominate those you think deserve the recognition.

Winners will be announced at the glittering awards ceremony at Cheltenham Racecourse on June 1.

Jenny Eastwood, Gloucester Citizen editor, said: “This event is one of the highlights in our awards calendar.

“There are inspiring women in every industry who go above and beyond the call of duty for their businesses and communities.

“Nominate now to ensure that Gloucestershire’s women get the recognition they deserve.”

Entries must be received by April 7 and judging takes place on April 27.

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Sarah Pullen, managing director of Trinity Mirror South West, publishers of the Citizen, Echo and Stroud Life, said: “We have been running the awards for a number of years and I am delighted to see they have gone from strength to strength.

“As ever, we couldn’t put on these events without our sponsors and we have a number of exciting opportunities for people to support the event in 2017.”

The title sponsor this year is Investec Wealth & Investment, which isalso sponsoring the Professional of the Year award.

Other award categories are: Young Entrepreneur of the Year, sponsored by Heather Resource Management Ltd; Creative Woman of the Year, sponsored by Claydon Dental; Mentor of the Year; Community Champion of the Year; Business of the Year; Start Up Business of the Year; Digital Woman of the Year; Woman to Watch (under 30); Sportswoman of the Year , and Diversity Champion of the Year, sponsored by Barclays.

Sponsor of the awards ceremony table centres and programmes is Completely Motoring.

The sparkling black tie event, hosted by BBC Points West presenter Alex Lovell, will be held at the Gold Cup and Festival Suite at Cheltenham Racecourse, from 7pm to midnight.

Ticket prices are £55 plusVAT per person or £495 plus VAT for a table of 10.

Visit the Awards page on this website and follow the links.

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