When it comes to recognizing achievement in business, sorting through the hundreds of deserving names across South Australia into a shortlist sounds like an impossible task. But it’s been done, and the cream that has risen to the top are preparing for a nail-biting announcement in just over a fortnight.
The Telstra Business Women’s Awards have become an integral part of the Australian business calendar, celebrating the achievements of some truly remarkable women. Past winners include many of Australia’s most talented business leaders whose career paths and individual achievements continue to inspire business people around the country.
Sam James-Cockayne, Director of Orbe Salon in, North Adelaide is one of three finalists in the running for the Young Business Women’s Award – the winner to be announced at a Gala Dinner at the Adelaide Oval on September 30, 2016.
It’s been a stellar year for Sam and her team at Orbe, winning this year’s National Visionary Hairdresser Award, Making national finalist in AHIA Salon Newcomer Business of the Year and most recently, winning the public voted – Adelaide’s Best Hair & Beauty Salon, in Adelaide’s prestigious 2016 City Awards. This nomination is another nod for all the hard work Sam has put in to establish the business since opening in 2014.
“The Telstra Businesswomen of the Year Awards are held in such high esteem, it’s an absolute thrill and it’s so incredibly rewarding to be selected as a finalist. I am extremely proud of all the creative awards I have won, as it means I am amongst the cutting edge in the field of hairdressing – but it’s a complete honour and a dream come true to now be recognised for professional excellence as one of SA’s Top businesswomen,” Sam says of the nomination.
To see the full list of nominees for the Telstra Business Women’s Awards, visit their website.