The 2014 AusMumpreneur Awards presented by The AusMumpreneur Network celebrates and recognizes Mums in business achieving outstanding success in areas such as business, product development, services and innovation in businesses from Australia and New Zealand. The awards are designed to recognize the growing number of women who successfully balance motherhood and business in a way that suits their life and family.
As we have announced Vicki and I have been nominated as Emerging AusMumpreneur – thats the category for businesses under 2 years old. We thought you might like to see a little sample of our submission and some details on the awards – We are soo0 excited:
Vicki was previously in FMCG marketing, and Sue is a Chartered Accountant. Great friends since primary school, we have 7 kids under 8 between us.The inspiration for their business was making life easier for busy mums, like them.
“Time is precious so we put 17 bright ideas on one list to help mums with day to day issues” Sue.
There are many benefits to balancing business and motherhood as Vicki explains: “We wanted to have our cake and eat it! We love being family focused but wanted to use our varied business skills on this adventure.”
It can be challenging to be a successful business woman whilst raising a family and Sue and Vicki give this advice for others thinking about starting their own enterprise
”Be brave and confident. Think of your idea, make sure its profitbale and just do it. It’s a balancing act and every week will be different – but that’s the fun about being a Mumpreneur!”
Finalists will be selected by a public vote at www.ausmumpreneur.com with voting closing at midnight on Monday 6 October 2014. The winners of the 2014 AusMumpreneur Awards will be announced at a glamorous Awards event in Melbourne in October 2014.
Cross your fingers everyone!!!