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Google Campus is Europe’s newest co-working space and entrepreneur community - helping great ideas come to life by providing a space where people can meet, collaborate and be inspired!
The National, annual mumandworking awards reward and recognise the companies and individuals who showcase 'how flexible working works' and its many advantages. We focus on empowering parents to achieve their potential, the enormous commercial benefits to employers and business owners, the substantial contribution to the UK economy and simply in supporting modern-day family life.
Our previous awards have been supported by some fabulous people. Here's what Sarah Beeny had to say:
'As a mum of four boys I completely understand the importance of flexible working and the value of spending time with your family. It’s great that the mumandworking awards celebrate the people who are making this possible for parents across the UK and its great to see so many successful mums out there taking part' Sarah Beeny, TV presenter, author, entrepreneur and Mum.
Kate Garraway - Business Mum and TV presenter joined us on the day at our last event to share her experiences and top tips, along with over 100 finalists, sponsors, supporters, press, TV reporters and VIP guests!
All our awards are centred around family-friendly flexible employment, recognising the wealth of different experiences and options. So whether you are a mumpreneur, employee, franchisor, direct seller or business owner, our judges will be looking for real, everyday stories - where flexible employment is working - evidence that having a family-friendly approach is a real asset to a growing business!
There's a variety of categories in these exciting awards ranging from 'Best Start-Up' to 'Most Inspiring Business Parent' and from 'Best Business Parent Blogger' to 'Best Use of Technology' - a perfect fit with our state-of-the-art Venue!
All categories will be judged by a fabulous expert panel except for the two final awards which will be nominated and voted for by the many thousands of visitors to mumandworking.co.uk – the website for inspiration, advice and information on finding a wealth of family-friendly job opportunities!
NOMINATIONS OPEN SOON! - sign up to our newsletter for more!
We are delighted to announce that our 1st 2014 award sponsor will be the fabulous Google initiative ‘Campus for Mums’!
Inspired by a similar program at Campus Tel Aviv, Campus for Mums is a baby-friendly start-up school aimed at entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs. Last year 35 mums (and some dads) developed their skills on everything from product design to branding and pitching to help them make their business dreams come true!
We are delighted to be working so closely with Google Campus and Campus for Mums so if you are interested in learning more about their programme which will commence from April 8th just click here – APPLICATION DEADLINE - 21st March.
There’s a wealth of sponsorship opportunities from Exclusive Headliner to individual award category sponsors – so if you are keen to target thousands of SME owners, parent-preneurs, the Google Campus community, senior industry representatives, government figures, mums & dads seeking flexible working opportunities and the 120,000+ fans and followers of the mumandworking and What’s On 4 websites get in touch!
FOR MORE ON SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES take a look here or email us but please don't delay as interest has already been significant and there will be a limit to the number of sponsor businesses from any one sector.
Want to see more about our previous awards? Just watch this fabulous mini-film for what YOU could be looking forward to if you join us as finalist or sponsor in 2014! Click back soon for nominations as well as details on the range of sponsorship items remaining, our expert judging panel, fantastic sponsors and how you can be part of the national mumandworking 2014 Awards at Google Campus!
MANY CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR FINALISTS AND WINNERS OF PREVIOUS AWARDS!!
What some of our finalists and winners said of the day.....
Host Alexandra Watson - 'I loved being a part of the day and was honoured to meet everyone'
'Even though I wasn't a winner, it didn't feel like that! The ceremony was absolutely lovely and you made us all feel very special.....I can't tell you what it has meant to me, my family and the mums who attend my classes - everyone has been so proud of me! The recognition that comes from being a finalist in an award such as this will be something I'll take pride in for a long time!'
‘I just want to say a very quick thank you for a super wonderful day yesterday, topped off with the win. I am still on cloud 9, it will really make a difference to me and the businesses’.
'Wow what a day it was!!! I found it enormously useful to the point where I’ve now drastically altered my business'
We held an exciting awards ceremony hosted by the fabulous Alexandra Watson - leading Happiness Coach, Expert Speaker/Motivator and founder of the Happiness System at Work! (right) Alexandra has appeared on TV in The X Factor and in major magazines and national newspapers (including Good Housekeeping, Marie Claire, Eve, Psychologies, Now, The Independent and on BBC Radio!)
(Alexandra with award sponsor Amanda Frolich and winner Roberta Jerram. Images courtesy of http://www.mibewick.co.uk)
All winners took away a fantastic range of prizes to include a fabulous coaching/mentoring day with Alexandra Watson to learn her proven methods for happiness and success in business!