Awards and PR

Over the last 10 years with Simply Bows and Chair Covers I have been privileged to win some high profile awards.

  • Winner Daily Mail Natwest Everywoman Female Entrepreneur of the year 2015
  • Winner of Most Promising UK Business in National Chamber of Commerce Business Awards - Nominated by NECC
  • Winner Theo Paphitis #SBS 21/10/2012
  • Winner of Jacqueline Gold #WOW Award
  • Winner of WIN Awards Best Small Business 2012
  • Winner of NECC Business Awards Most Promising New Business 2012
  • Winner of North East Business Awards 2012 - Best Newcomer Business
  • Winners of the Business Growth Award 2010-2011 (presented by the Entrepreneurs Forum IWCYC)
  • Featured in Sunday Times & other National press

On the back of the awards and key business milestones I have gained some outstanding National PR.

Click here to view some of the Simply Bows & Chair Covers press coverage

If you would like further information or if you would like to make an enquiry please contact Sarah.

British Chamber Of Commerce Awards

Sarah Pittendrigh Awards & PR
Sarah Pittendrigh Awards & PR

"Sarah is everything a successful entrepreneur should be, creative, tenacious with a clear vision on how to develop her business. She never ceases to impress me with her energy, attention to detail and most importantly, is always comfortable leading from the front with her hands on management style..."

Nick Holmes - Former MD at Rockliffe Hall, Non Executive Director positions at Gisborough Hall, Swinton Estate and Ramside Hall

"Having set up my business when I was 23, Sarah's advice and experiences in the wedding industry were a vital part in the success of my Simply Bows and Chair Covers franchise. As a franchisor, Sarah has always been on the other end of the phone to help me with my dilemmas and pass on her experience and business advice..."

Joanne Smith - Simply Bows and Chair Covers Lancashire

"Sarah was asked to support the wedding product here. Right from the first meeting she was professional, personable and down to earth. She found out as much information as possible, including attending events to get a feel for our product first hand and give her the best insight..."

Ruairidh Taylor - Hotel Manager, Gisborough Hall Hotel

"I hope our paths cross again before too long because I think you’re a brilliant example to budding doubters like me and a flipping great individual too! Thanks again for the inspiration you are and always be aware that folks like me, who’ve had the good fortune to meet you, are better for it..."

Alan Green - Corporate Photographer

"Sarah is an extremely good listener and will look at projects from all angles and give help and advice from her perspective.
I would have no hesitation in recommending Sarah as a mentor and indeed will be back in touch with her soon with regards to my next business venture..."

Katie Lindsay-Brown

"I was so inspired by Sarah’s story, where she had been, what she had endured and the phenomenal success she made Simply Bows and Chair Covers I just knew I had to be a part of this great business model.
I have now been running my franchise for the last 4 years and I love it. Sarah is very supportive, knowledgeable and I know if I need advice she will always be there..."

Adele - Simply Bows & Chair Covers, South Wales

"I joined the team at Simply Bows & Chair Covers Northumberland in 2015, this was a big step for me but Sarah gave me some good advice and lots of support. This was the best move I made and I have not looked back. Thanks to Sarah's guidance and time that she has invested in me, I feel stronger and more confident not only in my work but in life in general..."

Debbie - Simply Bows & Chair Covers, Northumberland