Recognising Local Business Women
One of the finalists in the category of Bishop Fleming Entrepreneur of the Year is Anne Walker.
Anne Walker is a Devon businesswoman who started her career teaching dance in church halls. Nowadays she is chief executive of her own company International Dance Supplies. It is a family business that sells quality costumes and dancewear since 1978, being one of the UK’s largest dancewear companies.
It is not the first time Anne Walker is being nominated for an Award. In 2010, in recognition of her contribution to business, she was awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) and in 2011 she received the Hera Award in the everywoman awards.