UNITED STATES, NEW YORK CITY – Joëlle Dinnage has been awarded as “Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Business Services –10 or Less Employees” category in the 12th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, and won the Silver Stevie Award in the program.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run – worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.
Stevie Award winners were announced during the gala event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Friday, November 13, 2015.
More than 1,400 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Company of the Year, Startup of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Women-Run Workplace of the Year.
Award-winning entrepreneur, businesswoman and international art dealer Joëlle Dinnage, is Co-Founder of one of the fastest-growing international art platforms, the Global Art Agency which has had a record year, through unstinting focus on core strengths – capability in devising, staging and promoting unique art events. Joëlle, who started successfully selling art at 13, embarked on an ambitious career path after graduating from Saint Lucas Art Academy (Netherlands) and win the Entrepreneur Award by MINI Business Enterprise Netherlands. Her first business, Funky Art Gallery, launched in 2010, focusing on urban and graffiti art, quickly becoming the Google page 1 ranking for Cool Art in the UK and US. She then created the Global Art Agency in 2011 with business partner Natal Vallvé, soon expanding from Oxford to become one of the fastest growing international art platforms with large events across Europe, Asia and the US. Demand for Joëlle’s expertise in curating and managing large-scale art events, described by Kieran from Kieran Styles Art Studios, UK as ‘very personal yet highly professional’, resulted in her becoming a Florence Biennial 2015 Curator. In January 2015 Joëlle became Curator for the Playboy Club London and opened InVogue Art Gallery, launched in London’s Mayfair. Joelle is now one of the key people in the global world of art.
“Joëlle is a fantastically motivated and great person to work with. Dynamic, creative, and never standing still, she embraces the next new idea in an instant and it’s sorted, with her own layer of energy and added in. Her positive, no-nonsense approach is a breath of fresh air and means getting on achieving results for her business. I whole-heartedly congratulate Joëlle on her achievements and Winner in the Stevies awards for Female Entrepreneur of the year 2015!” – Sarah Pracey, Director, Pracey PR”
“High-achieving women entrepreneurs, organizations, and executives all over the world are an inspiration to girls and women who dream of starting and growing a business,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards. “The first-round judges have told us how impressed they were with this year’s field of Finalists.”
“I have had the pleasure working closely together with Joëlle for several years, and it’s no surprise that she has come so far. I know how hard she works and the hours that she puts in, always full with passion and heart and soul. She is always positive and motivated! I am proud of her achievements and becoming a Winner in the prestigious Stevie Awards.” – Natal Vallvé, CEO, The GAA Ltd.
Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Women.
About the Global Art Agency Ltd.
The Global Art Agency Ltd was established in 2010, and have since grown hugely on an international level collaborating with some of the most recognised names in the art industry, luxury brands, five-star accommodations, art society’s and award-winning organisations. The GAA Ltd is one of the fastest growing international art platforms, with offices in London and Dubai they continue to be the leader of large global art events in cities such as Tokyo, Miami, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Vienna, Rotterdam, and Oxford… with many other cities to join shortly. Providing an all-round art network for artists, galleries, collectors and organisations. Achieving over 300 success stories from their customers to date, the GAA Ltd has also been shortlisted in the top 30 Virgin Media Business VOOM awards 2015 ‘Grow’ category, as well as being nominated for the Oxfordshire Business Awards ‘Culture & Tourism Award’ 2015, and nominated for the Investor Allstars ‘Sferiq Award for Digital Innovation in Art’ all confirming their success.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.