Top industry execs and cycle advocates pick up trophies at inaugural event

Brooke, Mitchell and Rowntree win Women of the Year Awards

Industry executives, CEOs, bike retailers, frame builders, cycle advocates and many more came along to the inaugural BikeBiz Women of the Year Awards, held on Thursday afternoon (June 25th). 

The event, which took place in Look Mum No Hands in Old Street, saw three women picked out to win trophies from a finalist list of 100, all voted for by BikeBiz readers.

Blaze’s Emily Brooke won Rising Star and Cycle Law Scotland’s Brenda Mitchell picked up the Pioneer award.

Isla Bikes founder Isla Rowntree was voted overall Woman of the Year and picked up the award at the afternoon networking reception.

The awards were given out following well received keynote speeches from Primal Europe director Judith Smith and Bobbin Bicycles co-founder Sian Emmison.

The debut event was backed by Event Partner BikeRight!,women’s performance sports clothing brand Fierlan and hydration specialistnuun.

We’ve now uploaded a gallery from the event on our Facebook pages. Take a look here

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