23rd of July 2015
Today, Formula Botanica has been shortlisted for the Digital Business of the Year for the 2015 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. Formula Botanica is the international online Organic Cosmetic Science School, offering digital training courses in making natural and organic skincare. The School’s virtual HQ is in Dorset and operates an online business with a global team in Europe, North America and Asia. Formula Botanica provides training courses for entrepreneurs all around the world to help them fulfil their dreams of starting their own natural skincare business.
Going up against other finalists, Formula Botanica will compete for the prestigious award, with the winner being revealed at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards gala dinner held on 10 November at Park Lane’s Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
Lorraine Dallmeier, Director of Formula Botanica, said: “Our shortlisting for the Digital Business of the Year award is a great honour and achievement. After the last three years’ huge commitment and hard work, we are now the world’s leading organic cosmetic science training school with over 1,000 global students and graduates. Formula Botanica’s online courses have helped start or grow many natural skincare businesses by teaching skincare entrepreneurs in over 70 countries. Being shortlisted is a significant endorsement of our business and demonstrates that the industry has taken notice of our success. We are proud and excited to be in the running for this award.”
An all encompassing range of industries are represented in the shortlists for this year’s awards, with companies from recruitment and children’s clothing, to pet food and online marketing being selected for the chance to win a coveted Lloyds Bank National Business Award. The scale of the finalists is just as varied, with companies turning over less than a million pounds to over £25 million, employing 20 people or over 70,000 people.
Tom Broughton, Programme Director of the National Business Awards said: “The quality and range of this year’s entries exceed even those of last year, which is no mean feat. The draw of being involved with the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards has seen companies from all kinds of industries submit applications, which have been narrowed down using our thorough and comprehensive review system. We are now looking forward to the next step in the judging process and meeting some of the finalists face-to-face.”
Finalists were chosen from the hundreds of businesses that entered or were nominated across 18 award categories. They will now prepare for live presentations to expert judges who will decide the overall winners that will be revealed at the awards ceremony on 10 November.
Visit www.nationalbusinessawards.co.uk for a full list of all finalists or for details on how to attend the event.
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Lorraine Dallmeier is a Biologist, Environmental Scientist and the Director of Formula Botanica, the award-winning online organic cosmetic science school. Read more about Lorraine and the Formula Botanica Team.