Chippenham based consultancy, Purpol Marketing, is celebrating again this week after owner Denise O’Leary has been named as a finalist in the prestigious national Women in Construction Awards.
The awards, celebrating their 10th Anniversary in 2016, provide a showcase for the brightest and the best female achievers in the construction & built environment industries.
Denise founded Purpol Marketing in 2014 as an agency with a difference, specialising in the construction and manufacturing industries providing marketing strategy and bid management expertise.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary, the Women in Construction Awards return to The Palace Hotel, Manchester – which has just undergone a multi-million pound restoration by interior designers, Michaelis Boyd – including the stunning art-deco Grand Room. With seating up to 1000 guests, the hotel has a reputation as the North’s grandest event facility, hosting high profile events, conferences, celebrations and charity balls.
Shortlisted female trailblazers in construction will seek to win awards in categories such as: Architect of the Year, Best Apprentice, Engineer of the Year, Mentor of the Year, Outstanding Woman in Construction, Green Leadership, Project Manager of the Year, Tradeswoman of the Year, Rising Star Award and Business Leader of the Year.
Purpol Marketing provides a unique service working with SMEs as well as larger organisations to develop bid strategies for major construction projects. Purpol has helped clients win substantial contracts with organisations such as Bristol Airport and win places on frameworks such as the £850m South West Wales Regional Contractors Framework and the Wessex Water framework of approved contractors.
Denise also led the first consortium of construction SME’s to a place on a regional framework not once but twice, and encourages companies to work together in a collaborative way to deliver contracts that they would not be able to undertake on their own.
For the year ahead O’Leary has a business plan that is both aggressive in terms of growth combined with a holistic approach to recruiting new staff and associates; changing the landscape of bid tendering across many market sectors as well as construction.
Denise commented ‘I am thrilled to be recognised for this national accolade as a business leader within the construction sector. Purpol is able to deliver credible results for our clients on a pay as you go basis. We measure by how much our clients win.