National awards for best Mumpreneurs

The Mumpreneur Conference and Awards, sponsored by Ryman stationary, were held at the Heart of England Conference Centre in Warwickshire and, following a scrutiny of an independent panel of judge, eight mums were recognised over the other 300 nominations
The award winners were :
Best Start Up Award – Anna-Louise Simpson, Mamatea
Best Online Business Award – Adina Belloli, Little Lunalu
Best Green Business – Fiona King, TotsBots
Best Business Support – Helen Woodham and Sam Pearce, Mums The Boss
Best Saleswoman – Lyn Blackledge, Lyns Biz
Best Interactive Business – Claire O’Connor, Baby Ballet
Most Unique Product  – Gold Place – Jacqueline Waggett, Pacapod
Silver Place – Solvej Biddle, Tray Kit
Bronze Place – Amanda Waring, Mama Jewels
Inspirational Business Mum 2010 – Carry Somers, Pachacuti
Theo Paphitis, BBC Dragon and chairman of Ryman stationery said, “I take my hat off to mumpreneurs who combine the herculean task of looking after a family and running a business. Ryman stationery is very proud to sponsor the Mumpreneur Conference and Awards because we’ve been helping mums, dads, students, families and business owners for well over a century. Mumpreneurs are inspirational because very often they are at the heart of their communities as well as their homes.”
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