Sussex Women Of The Year Award 2014

This event is on July 18, 2014


Headline sponsorCreations 






In Association with - Mumpreneurs





The Sussex Woman of the Year Awards are the celebration of women and their achievements in the community, personal lives or business. We are celebrating it’s third year and this fabulous black tie gala evening is set to be held at Fontwell Park Racecourse,  west Sussex, July 18, hosted by  Mark Collins from Wave 105.

VENUE: Fontwell Park Racecourse, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 0SX

6.45pm Welcome drinks
7.30pm Dinner
9.00pm Awards Ceremony
12.00 am Carriages

Are you in the distribution area of the following local newspapers?

The Chichester Observer Series, The Worthing Herald series, West Sussex County Times, Crawley Observer, Mid Sussex Times, Sussex Express.

If so you or a friend /work colleague are qualified to enter these prestigious awards, simply fill out the nomination form and we will do the rest by contacting the nominated person for further information.


Key Dates:

The 2014 Sussex Woman of the Year awards programme will be as follows:

  • 24th June, 2014 – Nominations/Entries closes at 13.00
  • 30th June, 2014 – Nominations/Entries will be considered by the Sussex Woman of the Year Awards panel, itself comprising of business leaders from a range of sectors.
  • 3rd July, 2014 – Shortlist announced in Observer Series, Worthing Herald Series, County Times, Sussex Express, Crawley Observer and Mid Sussex Express.
  • 18th July, 2014 Sussex Woman of the Year Awards Ceremony – Winners will be announced at the Black tie ceremony.


Judging Panel:

Carolyn SweeneyOwner – Creations Hair and Beauty Salon, Chichester
Rebecca GattinesiCentre Manager – Basepoint Business Centre Crawley
Tina Tilley - CEO – Worthing & Adur Chamber of Commerce
Julie HarrisonBusiness Development Manager – Chichester Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Sheena CampbellDeputy Content Editor – Observer Series



Categories below:

Woman in Community, Charity or Voluntary SectorSponsored by Fontwell Racing & Events
A woman working in the above sectors, she can be a carer, fundraiser or simply someone who sacrifices their time for others.
Inspirational Woman
The winner of this category should be inspirational in terms of her attitude, work and life. Do you know this woman?
Success Story
Awarded to outstanding achievement – whether it has come from home, work or hobbies.
Business Woman
This woman needs to show drive, determination and has made a difference in her working environment.
Online Business
For an e-business that operates solely online or inspiring digital individual.
Mum of the Year
Mum of the Year is a woman who is an outstanding mother, leader and role model.
Woman in Fashion
Sassy, vibrant and ‘in touch’ with real women’s needs, she also needs to have a real sense of style.
Woman in Education
This woman can be a teacher, classroom assistant, dinner lady or caretaker, has she gone that extra mile for children, teenagers or students and their education.
Woman in Arts
This woman can be in the performing arts, music, the written word or visual medium. A woman who has truly maximised her talents.
Hair & Beauty Award
Women don’t just trust anyone when it comes to hair & beauty, do you know that person? Nominate that special person for this award.
This award sets out to recognise a keen sportswoman who has either achieved much herself or has successfully inspired others in sport.
Woman to WatchSponsored by Basepoint
An exciting up-an-coming woman from any field.
Woman of CourageSponsored by Creations
This winner could be someone that has battled against enormous odds at home or work
Young Woman AwardSponsored by Worthing and Adur Chamber of Commerce
Are you under 25? Have you achieved a huge amount in your short life whether it is at home or work, if so please tell us and nominate yourself.
Overall Woman of the YearSponsored by Chichester Chamber of Commerce
This worthy winner will be chosen by the panel of judges from all the category winners.


Contact Jeanette Hockley for more information at

Category Sponsors:


Fontwell Park Racecourse