Lucy Nicholson, founder of Lucy Maggie Designs, is thrilled to have been named finalist in the 2022 Inspiring Awards, in the ‘Entrepreneur’ category, which identifies those women who take a leap of faith and develop businesses that benefit the economy. The Inspiring Awards, which is this year celebrating its 30th anniversary, aims to publicly recognise the achievements of hundreds of women who live or work in the North West of England and North Wales.

The finalists will be launched at an awards lunch, which will be held on the 20th May, 2022 at the Lowry Hotel in Manchester. As part of the celebrations, Lucy will be sharing her experience and ambitions with the many attendees, in her own words. The event will be broadcasted live by BBC Radio Manchester, and it will also feature in the July editions of Cheshire Life and Manchester Life magazines.

Lucy commented: “It is an absolute honour to be recognised by the Inspiring Awards for my contributions to the greeting card industry. I never in a million years thought I would make the finals! I am really looking forward to attending the awards ceremony and meeting some of the other inspiring women. I am really looking forward to hearing their stories.”

Other categories in the Inspiring Awards include: Business, Community, Digital and Technology Innovators, Inspiring Young Women (for those aged between 16 and 25 years, and ‘Here Come The Girls’, a global award recognising women or organisations who are challenging systems that don’t work for women, promoting gender-informed products, services or role models.

You can find out more about the Inspiring Awards by visiting their website, You can also find out more about Lucy’s nomination in this short news piece:


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