Island based Sarah Guy has been recognised within this year’s NatWest Everywoman Awards, for her successful business, Isle of Wight Camper Vans.
The Hestia Award was presented to Sarah Guy (in black dress, pictured far right) at The Dorchester in London on Wednesday, 7th December. This award is given to the most inspirational and successful female entrepreneur who runs a business in a remote rural location and makes a contribution to the local community.
Selection as a finalist or winner in the NatWest Everywoman Awards carries enormous prestige for business owners or leaders within a business.
The overall NatWest Everywoman winner was Wendy Hallett, founder of Hallett Retail.
Everywoman Awards Celebrate Female Entrepreneurs
The NatWest everywoman Awards were created in 2003 to showcase a variety of female business role models. The Awards play an invaluable role in both recognising success and inspiring other women to venture into the field of business.
Sarah Guy co-founded a fleet of fully-equipped camper vans which can be hired by tourists to travel around the island. Sarah also uses the company to help promote other local businesses, offering her customers laundry services, tourist activities and locally-sourced food among other things.
Emma Forbes presented the Awards, legendary media figure Moira Stuart OBE was named Spirit of everywoman Award winner, while globally renowned designer Cath Kidston was presented with the everywoman Ambassador Award – both in recognition of their achievements throughout their career.
Other winners at the awards, were Samantha Coe, a former girl band star who toured with Take That before founding a contemporary music academy teaching children with learning disabilities, Archie Archer, founder of entertainment agency Contraband International, and Elvina Pittaway, owner of Broad Lane Vets.
For more details on the Awards visit www.everywoman.com website.
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