10 years of Celebrations!

It’s 10 years since I staged the first awards Ceremony. Imagine my pride and feelings of nostalgia when my team told me they have now set the London 2020 Awards Ceremony date for May 2020. As part of the 10 year celebration we have something special planned for those of you based outside of London which we can’t wait to share with you in our next newsletter, also coming soon is our brand new website.

Seeing the impact the Venus Awards are having on nominees, finalists, winners and sponsors, (the Venus Community) makes me realise we have found our Massive Transformational Purpose.

We at Venus believe “a better me makes a better world” and for those of you who have attended a Venus Awards Ceremony you know how much we love celebrating.

For the next 10 years we are working together with our inspiring community to support and nurture “better me’s” and look forward to celebrating our achievements at every opportunity. We have so much planned for 2020 I can hardly contain my excitement – keep up to date with what we have in store for all of you in the Venus Movement Facebook group.


Tara Hamilton Howard 

Founder of Venus Movement

Venus Awards London 2020 is coming!

Venus Awards is heading for the UK capital again in 2020. Following on from the incredibly successful London launch late last year we are set to open nominations soon.


If you know a woman in London deserving of recognition, please keep an eye out for the official opening of nominations. 

We have something very special to announce at the Venus Awards London 2020 Launch Party for our alumni and other women in business who are doing amazing things and making a difference. Please watch out for dates and times of all our events which provide higher level engagement (time to rise above the networking moniker)

Even more news… 

Would you want to work for, or do business with a company who can prove they have the corporate culture which supports women holistically? This can mean many things of course. Stay with us as we announce a needle-moving initiative in the coming months.

Venus Winner – Antoinette Daniel


To celebrate 10 years of Venus we are featuring a Winner a month. 
August’s featured entrepreneur is Antoinette Daniel, winner of London’s first EVER Employer of the Year for her business Just Helpers in 2018.

Antoinette’s business is going from strength to strength and since winning her Venus Award, she has been asked to be Champion for the London Mayor’s ‘Good Work Standard’ Project. This initiative aims to bring together the best employment practices in London & it will work to raise standards for workers across the city, through educating employers and enforcing government policy.   
Antoinette has gone on to write blogs about how winning her Venus Award has inspired her to grow her business bigger and branch out into new sectors within her business. Her next big plans are to create a Just Helpers App and a completely new re-brand. Antoinette is also looking forward to Franchising the business. Watch this space for a Just Helpers  near you! 

Antoinette is also a founding member of SASS (the Self Adore Success System) put together and championed by Venus Founder Tara Hamilton Howard. Find out more below…

Introducing Venus Voice (it’s kinda like TED Talks but from trailblazing women)

Now for the even bigger news…we are holding a day of inspirational talks appropriately named Venus Voice to  lead into the Venus Awards ceremony which is being held at the London Waldorf in May next year.

The day will provide a platform where our past winners and corporate leaders who value “a world in which we all work together better” will share their stories and inspire. 

Stay tuned as we announce our speakers over the next few months. We still have a couple of slots available if you know someone special who has a compelling message, that needs to get out there, to help us all along the journey to become better me’s.

PS. That wasn’t the only big news we have to share.  Keep an eye out for our September newsletter for more. 

It’s Here

Do you know someone who wants to break free of or struggling to get back into the corporate world or perhaps someone who someone who is stuck in entrepreneurial doldrums? As a result of founding and running the Venus Awards, Tara has been helping even more women free themselves of their constraints and realise their full potential.

Tara was a mother of four, when in her forties, she was made redundant. Struggling to find employment “at her age” she needed alternate security fast which was the catalyst to uncover her own money-making superpower.  

Since then Tara has realised that many of us in this day and age are vulnerable in our jobs. Tara has been asked numerous times how she overcame the challenges she faced back then and always answers that she did it with her inbuilt “SASS” without actually realising she had that in her at the time.

The Self Adore Success System (SASS) is a proven system that enables midlife women to live better, and more fulfilling lives.

It’s a clear pathway to creating the shifts in thinking and doing that lead to more money, more happiness, more life satisfaction and more control. 

“I designed SASS for midlife women who wanted to uplevel their life and potential in their working lives – and that’s exactly what the ladies who join me do.” 

So, if you’re tired of the status quo and ready for more(but unsure of how to get it or where to start), now is the time to get “SASSY,” says Tara.

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Positivity Summit 2019 is just around the corner!

The Positivity Summit U.K. is coming to England!! This event started with an idea. International speaker and author Cornell Thomas wanted to create an event that was more than just pump up.

What makes the Positivity Summit unique is on the second day of the event is a Pay It Forward Day. Where attendees get an opportunity to give back, and help others less fortunate. This is a can’t miss event, come join two days of inspiration, gratitude, and of course FUN!!

REALLY EXCITED to have been asked to share my SASS philosophy with the audience at this event in London next month!

Experience the power of SASS which will positively change your success mindset!

Sunny needs your help!

This is Sunny, a past Venus Award winner and sponsor.

For Sunny’s latest venture she’s asking for the Venus community’s help. She is a big believer in the power of fashion to transform how women feel about themselves. Her goal is to design and make the ultimate slimming, figure-flattering dresses for every woman and everyBODY. 

She is launching a range of dresses designed to sculpt and accentuate women’s wonderful curves while still supporting the areas of the body that can cause our confidence to waiver (everything that you want from a dress, right?).

If you could take a few minutes to answer a few questions you will be in with the chance to win your very own Perfect Dress worth up to £150 as well as invitations to the Perfect Dress Company launch party in October!

Are you coming to the Business show this Year at Excel London?

Its Europe’s largest business to business event and we’re gonna be there. Its taking place on the 27th & 28th November.

There’s some great exhibitors and of course a completely unrivalled keynote speaking line-up. There I am below in last year’s line up of UK’s leading business women. The educational and motivational seminars and masterclasses are another reason to join come along!

The Business Show has the very best exhibitors, (of course cause were’re there) and expertise to maintain, grow and develop your business. The Business Show is a one-stop-shop for business minded individuals looking to maximise their success.

This is an unmissable show for anyone in the business world or anyone who is looking to make their mark in this particular sector. Fancy coming along? If so click here for your complimentary tickets and get your business on the journey to success. 


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