Soundbite Media is a Finalist at the Venus Awards









The Venus awards has named Soundbite Media as a finalist for the Small Business award category sponsored by Peninsula.


The small business award celebrates compact companies who have a big attitude.
The Awards celebrate the vital contribution that women in business make to the local and national economy.
Referred to as the Working Women’s Oscars, the Venus Awards were formed in 2009 to recognise, reward and celebrate local working women in business.


The Venus Awards currently engage directly with at least 12,000 women-in-business per year and you can read more about the announcement ceremony here.


Soundbite Media enjoys working with businesses and professional organisations to help them to enhance their brand and promote their products and services.


Director Louise Chandler from Soundbite Media says:

I am truly humbled to be nominated and recognised in this way. When I launched Soundbite Media 6 years ago, I met talented and inspiring ladies who helped me to launch my business. During my business journey I continue to meet wonderful and gifted women and I am delighted to be nominated alongside them. Soundbite Media  takes pride in providing a terrific media communications service to our clients and being recognised for a Venus Award is the icing on the cake.


The awards for the Thames Valley launched 1st November 2016 and it includes a seven month cycle of events to discover the brightest female business stars in its region.
In the Thames Valley region this year nominees and applicants will be competing in up to 15 categories that include New Business, Small Business, Inspirational Woman, Influential Woman, Manager, Business Mother and more.


Sponsors this year include NatWest, Marshall Volkswagen and Peninsula with the Reading Chronicle sponsoring the ever-popular public vote category of Business Mother.
The winning announcement will be shared at the annual National Final that will truly represent the inspirational women who balance and juggle their lives relentlessly.


Louise is a media communications specialist and also one of presenters on Superdrug Live  – a national retail radio service. The live and interactive radio service provided by Immedia Plc broadcasts to over 700+ stores and the project won the best ‘In-store Customer Service Initiative of the Year’ at the Retail Week Customer Experience awards 2015.


Donna Barker, External Marketing Manager, Superdrug says “Lou is our dedicated DJ on Superdrug LIVE and has been with us since the launch in 2012… Lou’s presenting skills are great and her persona really fits with our brand, our staff and customers love the show and Lou. Lou’s understanding of our brand and our aims is spot on and she goes above and beyond gearing up on what’s current for us and on the high street.


The vision for Soundbite Media: is to be a market leader in the innovative use of up to date media communications by making a real difference to clients business – giving them a competitive edge.

Louise says: At Soundbite Media, we work with you to help communicate and promote your work, services and brand image. We came up with Soundbite Sessions which are 5 separate sessions designed to inspire you to use media tools in a creative way that results in a promotional plan.
The plan will help you understand how to tell customers and clients about your business, service or product.

The NatWest Thames Valley Venus Awards 2017 will culminate in a glamorous Ceremony and Gala Dinner to be held to be held at the Madejski Stadium on Friday 9 June 2017.


Editors Notes:

Peninsula offers professional support with services such as health and safety and UK employment law.


Louise (second from the left) alongside finalists Hannah Goldsmith and Louise Bowers and award founder Tara Howard. (Photograph courtesy of Hemma Mason of Hemma Mason Photography).