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Wiltshire businesswoman shortlisted for entrepreneurs award

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Denise O'LearyDenise O'LearyChippenham businesswoman Denise O’Leary has been shortlisted in the atWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards.

And the Purpol Marketing founder has also been invited to deliver a keynote speech at The Big Five, International Building and Construction Show in Dubai in November.

Now in its fifth year, the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards has celebrated some amazing entrepreneurs over the years, many of whom are now household names.

Past winners include David Buttress of Just Eat, Julie Deane of The Cambridge Satchel Company, James Watt of BrewDog and Alexander Solomou of TheLADBible Group.

The #GoDo Entrepreneur of the Year award will be presented to the best entrepreneur who leads the way for their business – an individual who is all about getting things done and leading the charge.

The award will be presented to the entrepreneur that showcases an outstanding ability to take action and be strong in their leadership, has a hunger for opportunity and a growth mindset where being challenged and finding solutions to various problems and challenges is second nature.

The winners will be revealed in Cardiff on November 1.

Denise founded Purpol Marketing in 2014 to provide specialised consultancy for marketing strategy and tender bid management specifically to SMEs with a key focus on the construction and manufacturing sector.

“To be shortlisted by the prestigious NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards is so exciting, especially in the highly contested Entrepreneur of the Year category, and then to hear that I have been selected from a huge international pool of applicants for The Big 5 to speak about how to win construction bids is just incredible – it is such an achievement for Purpol Marketing that our expertise is now internationally recognised,” said Denise.