June 9 In the Press

Brand journalism

There are inspirational women everywhere – but who are Northern Ireland’s Top 20 in 2016?

Business First has teamed up with MGMPR LTD to find Northern Ireland’s 20 Most Inspiring Women in a new feature which aims to motivate, celebrate and recognise the phenomenal talent which exists in our business community.

This new feature, ‘Northern Ireland’s 20 Most Inspiring Women’ is an opportunity to celebrate women who are doing great things in the world of business and who are deemed inspirational by their colleagues, customers and peers.

Over the next seven months, Business First will bring you profile pieces, great interviews and fantastic case studies which will showcase inspiring women working across all sectors and you, the readers, will have the opportunity to vote for who you think should be in the top 20.

Sponsoring the 2016 ‘‘Northern Ireland’s 20 Most Inspiring Women’ feature is MGMPR Ltd – a multi-media PR agency which uses brand journalism as a powerful communication tool.

Speaking at the launch of the feature, MGMPR’s director Eleanor McGillie, said: “MGMPR Ltd is delighted to sponsor this feature.

“I am an avid believer that women deserve to have role models as well as be role models and advocates, in all sectors, be that in the world of engineering, law, pharmaceuticals, energy, retail, healthcare, education, sport and more.

“This feature will actively place women at the forefront to highlight their contributions and the inspirational impact they make.

“This is an opportunity for inspirational women to tell their stories, share experiences, inspire the next generation of creative thinkers, showcase disruptive innovation and celebrate achievements. The feature will create conversations, strike up relationships and promote how women are all working on the same side and in the same direction.

“Having worked in the media for over 20 years, I know first-hand the power of storytelling so we are excited to be a part of this feature and look forward to the stories of ‘Northern Ireland’s 20 Most Inspiring Women.”

Gavin Walker, editor of Business First, said: “This is a new feature which will celebrate women and the work women do. So we are asking our readers to nominate someone who you think has a good story to share, a story which will inspire and a story which will excite.

“From today we are calling for nominations to be made after which our online voting will take place where readers can vote for their most inspiring women. We will be featuring profiles of all ‘Northern Ireland’s 20 Most Inspiring Women and in September, Business First will host a networking lunch where our top 20 will be announced.

“Finally, in our November issue, we will publish pictures from September’s lunch. Business First welcomes MGMPR Ltd on board as feature sponsor and we both look forward to nominations being made and votes counted.”

Nominate today.

You can nominate your Northern Ireland’s 20 Most Inspiring Women today please click here to nominate now. We are looking for the Top 20 of Northern Ireland’s Most Inspiring Women so you can nominate more than once.

Once you complete your nomination here’s what will happen next:

We will accept all nominations up to July 22.

All nominees will be contacted to inform them that they have been nominated and by whom.

Online voting for Northern Ireland’s Most Inspiring Women 2016 on www.businessfirstonline.co.uk will open on July 22 until Friday August 12th 2016.

Northern Ireland’s Most Inspiring Women 2016 will be featured in Business First Magazine (September issue).

Please note: you can nominate as many inspiring women as you would like – but you will need to complete a Nomination for each.

Let the world know you’ve nominated.

Using the hashtag – #InspiringNIWomen – join in the conversation and follow updates @bfonline and @mcgilliemediapr

 

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