Event details

  • Date: 18 May 2018
  • Location: New Dock Hall, Royal Armouries, Leeds, LS10 1LT

We’d love you to join us for this celebration of the wonderful achievements of incredible women from across Yorkshire at the 32nd Sue Ryder Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards.

There are 8 award categories:

  • Arts
  • Business
  • Community Impact
  • Courage
  • Education
  • Science and Technology
  • Sport
  • Young Achiever
  • Sue Ryder Outstanding Contribution Award

We will also be recognising one exceptional woman by awarding her the Yorkshire Rose.

Read more info about the award categories

How to nominate

If you know an amazing woman, why not nominate them to receive an award?

Nominations are now open and close on Sunday 25th March.

Download the nominations form

Watch our video from the 2017 awards

Want to sponsor this fabulous occasion?

You or your company can also get involved with this prestigious event through our sponsorship packages.

These range from headline sponsor to award sponsor, along with sponsorship of various elements of the event.

Download a sponsorship pack (.pdf)

Ticket prices

And of course, no awards ceremony is complete without our wonderful guests – we’d love you to join us so put the date in your diary now. Individual tickets cost £60 or tables of 10 can be bought for £550.

It will take place on Friday 18th May at New Dock Hall, Royal Armouries. All proceeds from this event go to support the work of Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice in Leeds.

Buy your tickets now

Thank you to our sponsors

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Clare Whittington – Brewin Dolphin

“At Brewin Dolphin, we pride ourselves on our integrity and values and support a large number of different charitable causes, hoping to increase the positive contribution we can make to local communities. The Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards is a fantastic way to recognise and celebrate the many significant achievements of truly exceptional women in Yorkshire and also enables us to support the amazing efforts of the Sue Ryder Wheatfield’s Hospice team, who work tirelessly to provide such a vital service."


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Shona Lowe, Head of Private Client Services - 1825

"1825 is privileged to continue our support of Sue Ryder and the Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards. The amazing stories and remarkable achievements by women across our county are truly inspiring. The awards are a great celebration of individual courage, dedication and strength."


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Virginia Clegg, Senior Partner - DAC Beachcroft

"We are delighted to support this celebration, to highlight excellence and to applaud the achievements of the many talented women we are fortunate to have in Yorkshire."


We look forward to seeing you there!