Local mum, and entrepreneur, Sarah Dening, has earned herself a place in the final line-up of The Mumpreneur Awards, an annual ceremony aimed at celebrating parents throughout the UK who manage the difficult task of juggling business with family life. The mother of 4 from Broadstairs, Kent runs Shop On Your Doorstep, a website which is an online department store sourcing “gorgeous gifts, inspired interiors and terrific toys”.
Sarah has been shortlisted for the Best Saleswoman Award, which is open to businesses who've found alternative ways of selling their products. Having launched Shop On Your Doorstep on 1st July 2010 and increasing sales using a multi-channel method including website, exhibitions and mail order, Sarah hopes to she has what it takes to walk away with the prize.
As well as being shortlisted for this category, Sarah is also in with a chance of winning the title of The Inspirational Business Mum 2012, sponsored by Viking, which will be awarded to the mum who is an inspiration to all women in business, and could walk away with a fantastic prize package.
Sarah has been shortlisted for the Best Saleswoman Award which is open to businesses who've found alternative ways of selling their products. Having launched Business Name in September last year and increased sales with thanks to a focused PR plan, Jane hopes to she has what it takes to walk away with the prize.
Judging Sarah’s entry will be a panel of top entrepreneurs judging including Glamour Magazine Editor-in-Chief Jo Elvin, but she'll have to wait until 30th September, when the winners will be announced at The Mumpreneur Conference, sponsored SageOne, being held at the Heart of England Conference Centre in Warwickshire.
This event is open to all parents who juggle family and business, and also for those interested in taking the plunge and starting up. Tickets prices start at just £40, and can be purchased through the Mumpreneur UK website, where you'll find a whole range of resources and information for business mums www.mumpreneuruk.com
To find out more information about Shop On Your Doorstep, please visit Sarah’s website - www.ShopOnYourDoorstep.com
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Notes to Editors
1. For more information on Shop On Your Doorstep, email Sarah Dening on firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01843 808061.
2. For more information on The Mumpreneur Conference & Awards 2012, contact Laura Rigney on 07855240442 or email email@example.com
3. Photographs available on request.
Shop On Your Doorstep
Gorgeous gifts, inspired interiors and terrific toys. The online virtual department store. Based in Broadstairs, Kent. Online UK store. UK designers. Unusual and special gifts and presents not available on the high street.