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"I am passionate about supporting, inspiring and empowering women. Llais Cymru's Welsh Women in Business Awards are unlike any other; they're an opportunity to celebrate and recognise the amazing achievements of businesswomen across Wales."

Heulwen Davies, Director of Llais Cymru.

Welcome! The Welsh Women in Business Awards 2023, or #LlaisAwards, is open to any woman running a business here in Wales.

The #LlaisAwards Finalists are:

New Business, sponsored byThe Welsh Government & Business Wales;

Jennifer Hall from Back to Beauty, Porthcawl and Alaw Krishnan-Gray from PataPata, Anglesey.


Use of the Welsh Language, sponsored by Tinopolis;

Nia Haf Jones from Traed Fyny, Denbigh and Ffion Mai Jones from Ciwticwls, Tregarth


Mum in Business, sponsored by Elevate Business Coaching;

Catrin Hughes from Dwylo Bach, Gwynedd and Anglesey and Nia Haf Jones from Traed Fyny, Denbigh


Businesswomen Under 25;

Beth Davies from Glow Into Social, Swansea and Tia Robbins from Tia Robbins Art, Bridgend


Retail Champion;

Sophie Page from Koko, Porthcawl and Anwen Roberts from Draenog, Caernarfon.


Social Enterprise, sponsored byThe Welsh Government & BusinessWales;

Adele Williams from Ton Da C.I.C., Haverfordwest and Fran Hunt fromIntuitive Healing, Bridgend


Photography, Art and Design;

Ceri Williams from Grey Dog Gallery, Mumbles and Tia Robbins from Tia Robbins Art, Bridgend


Science, Technology ac Innovation, sponsored by Gwe Cambria;

Sara Pendersen from Farm Dynamics, Cowbridge and Phillipa Webb from Medical Connections Limited, Swansea


Health, Fitness and Wellbeing;

Celyn Lazenby from Celyn Lazenby PT, Ammanford and Mandy Boyd from The Base,Bridgend


Food and Drink, sponsored by Cywain;

Emily Morgan from Tea By The Sea, Porthcawl and Lara Lewis from Grazeful Feasts, Bridgend


Green Business;

Adele Williams from Green Wave Hair Workshop, Haverfordwest and Holly Hardy from Nook Candles, Cardiff.


Hair and Beauty;

Michelle Harris from Mint Hairdressing, Porthcawl and Ceri Wyn Jones from Cwt Bach Ceri, Rhyd-y-foel.


Leisure and Tourism;

Lisa-Marie Harris from Mayzmusik Performing Arts Academy, Abergavenny and Tracey Toulmin from Bryn Woodlands House, Colwyn Bay.


#LlaisAwards 2023 - BBC Radio Cymru interview with Shan Cothi


Meet our #LlaisAwards winners of 2022:

 Under 25

Katie Clement McCreesh, KCM Fitness


 Fabulous Freelancers

Anna Davies,  You Are My Sunshine Services


 Leisure & Tourism

Ruth Stronge, Snowdonia Donkeys


 Photographers & Designers

Anwen Roberts, Draenog


 New Business

Xanthe Dewsnap, Xanthe Anna


• Online Retailer

Cherie Arlett, She Can Closet


 Food & Drink

Annwen Jones, Glasu


 Use of the Welsh Language

Meinir ac Efa Edwards, Cylchgrawn Cara


 Hair & Beauty

Ffion Jones, Ciwticwls



Layla Mangan, Layla Mangan Interiors


• Mum in Business

Rhian Davies, RT Training and Skills


• Science, Engineering & Technology

Awen Ashworth, Sbarduno


 Arts & Crafts

Kate Coldham, Artworks


• Green Business

Sally Jones, Beeswax Fabric Wraps


• High Street Hero

Tesni Boughen, Botanical Babe Plants


 Health, Fitness & Wellbeing

Nia Haf Jones, Traed Fyny


Meet our #LlaisAwards winners of 2021:

 Care Services

Dr Liza, Revive Perscribed


 Food & Drink

Katie Hayward, Felin Honey Bees


 Influencers & Bloggers

Hanna Hopwood, Gwneud Bywyd yn Haws


 Artists, Photographers & Makers

Ffion Godwood


 Cafes and Restaurants

Elin Aaron, Gallt y Glyn


• Nature & Agriculture

Laura Sanderson, We Swim Wild


 Musicians, Performers & Authors

Marilyn Evans, Soundout Roadshow


 Use of the Welsh Language

Anwen Roberts, Draenog Design


 Online Retailers

Cherie Arlett, She Can Closet


 Hair & Beauty

Karl-Leigh Lewis, Marley's Roots


• Science, Engineering & Technology

Awen Ashworth, Sbarduno


• Mun in Business

Awen Ashworth, Sbarduno


 High Street Hero

Emma Dixon, Amlwch Dog Grooming


• Leisure & Tourism

Amber Lort-Phillips, Big Retreat Wales


• Health, Fitness & Wellbeing

Louise Clancy Pilates


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