Perthshire Businesswomen’s Network (PBN), is celebrating after being shortlisted for Affiliate Group of the Year at the Associate of Scottish Businesswomen Awards 2015.
This is the first time PBN has been shortlisted at the ASB Awards and the team will now progress to the final which takes place at a special awards dinner on September 18th in Glasgow. They will be competing against other outstanding women-only networking groups from around Scotland.
Established in 1997, PBN is a not-for-profit business network that offers opportunities, support and benefits to women in business throughout Perthshire by delivering an array of inspirational events, training, speakers and skills building to its members through monthly networking events and online business promotions and networking. With a steady increase in membership over the past 2 years, PBN’s committee have worked hard to offer members and potential new members an invaluable service that has tangible results for women in the business community.
Sara Wood, Chairperson for Perthshire Businesswomen’s Network, commented:
“We are very proud that PBN has been recognised by the Association of Scottish Businesswomen Awards. Being shortlisted for Affiliate Group of the Year is testament to the hard work of many fantastic people who have contributed to the network’s continued success, from both members and non-members who have attended and supported our events to the inspirational speakers we have been lucky enough to welcome and learn from.”
PBN will also be joined at the ASB Awards by the team at Thoroughly Modern Baby who were nominated by the PBN committee to be put forward for the award for Most Enterprising Business. The innovative business, run by previous PBN chairperson Nicola Martin along with her business partner Louise Millard, is now also a finalist at the prestigious awards.