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Start-up entrepreneur named top four business woman of the year

07 April 2017 11:10


The founder of a Leeds-based start-up PR agency has been named in the top four Business Women of the Year category, at the Yorkshire Choice Awards.

Ellie MacDonald, who founded MacComms in 2015, was named a finalist at an evening awards ceremony, which took place at Elland Road’s Centenary Pavillion, Leeds on 1st April 2017.

The Yorkshire Choice Awards seeks to recognise local people and independent businesses that are an inspiration in their field. The categories cover a wide range of industries and aim to celebrate the achievements of successful businesses in Yorkshire.

The awards attracted more than 300 nominations and 266,403 votes. Four finalists in each awards category, were chosen through public voting.

The Yorkshire Choice Awards supported their chosen charity of the year, Danny Jones Defibrillator Fund, an organisation assisting people living with a genetic heart defect. An auction was held for the charity and Lizzie Jones, founder of the charity, spoke and sang in memory of her late husband, whom the cause is dedicated to.

Commenting on the award win, founder and managing director Ellie MacDonald said:

“I am absolutely thrilled to have been recognised for the hard work and determination that comes along with running a start-up business. It is a fantastic achievement to have been recognised by my fellow business peers.”

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About MacComms

Formed in April 2015, MacComms is founded and run by leading West Yorkshire businesswoman Ellie MacDonald who has almost one decades’ PR and marketing experience.
Less than two years on since forming, MacComms has helped more than 40 firms to raise their profile. The firm has supported a number fellow start-up’s and SMEs and even global brands, including International Paper, the largest paper manufacturer in the world.

Ellie is supported by an experience account manager, Jennifer Ogden, finance director, Martin Mellor and Amber Tennant as PR and social media apprentice to continue MacComms’ ambitious growth plans.

Having accelerated MacComms to a reputable PR-led marketing and communications firm with significant events management experience, the firm has experienced phenomenal growth and is cementing its place as The Wedding PR Specialists.

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