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The Briefing

Dragons’ Den’s Lady McCoy to address Northern Ireland’s top business women

by Aiken PR

19/10/2017

Inspirational business leader, Chanelle, Lady McCoy has been announced as the guest speaker for the 2017 Women in Business Awards which are taking place on 9 November at The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Belfast.

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Inspirational business leader, Chanelle, Lady McCoy has been announced as the guest speaker for the 2017 Women in Business Awards which are taking place on 9 November at The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Belfast.

 

The prestigious awards acknowledge, reward and celebrate the economic contribution of business women in Northern Ireland. The 7th annual awards are set to be the biggest yet with 11 categories including Award for Outstanding Innovation; Award for Advancing Diversity in the Workplace and Award for Outstanding Business Women of the Year.

 

Chanelle, Lady McCoy  is recognised for her experience co–heading Ireland’s largest pharmaceutical company, Chanelle Medical, part of the multi–million–pound global company Chanelle Pharmaceutical Group. Being responsible for over 400 people and turning–over in excess of €100m, the newest Dragon on the RTE TV series ‘The Dragons’ Den, has recently been ranked 23rd in the ‘50 incredible people shaping modern Ireland’.

 

A huge supporter of women in business and mentoring young entrepreneurs. Chanelle hopes to share her experience of building a global business and giving opportunities to entrepreneurs who are the future of industries.

 

Chanelle, Lady McCoy, wife of horseracing legend, Sir AP McCoy, commented, “I am delighted to have been asked to speak at the 7th Annual Women in Business Awards. I admire the work Women in Business do for business leaders and budding entrepreneurs and I look forward to sharing my story with the audience and meeting the finalists at the awards.”

 

Roseann Kelly, Women in Business chief executive said, “Chanelle is an inspirational role model for business women and we are delighted to welcome her to Belfast and introduce her to our finalists who represent the very best in business excellence.

 

“This year we have received the highest level of entries to our awards and we have been really impressed and inspired by the standard of our local talent.  The evening promises to be a wonderful celebration and we would encourage you join us in recognising our local women in business.”

 

The awards will be held at The Crowne Plaza, Shawsbridge and early booking is advised for this sell–out event. To find out more or to book tickets visit www.womeninbusinessni.com.