MIB International Award for Author of the Year 2022
As you will recall Perfect Reasons Publications' blog posted in August confirmed Kirsty-Louise Garbutt, author of Santa's Lost Buttons, as a Finalist in the MIB International Business Awards.
Following public voting across an array of entrepreneurial business women for a number of specialised categories, the award ceremony took place on the evening of 16th September 2022.
When the category for Author of the Year was announced, Kirsty-Louise recalls
I was looking at the list of authors in the category and kept to mind, I was the least well known across the MIB community for time served. Therefore, title for Author of the Year was a long shot and I would be more than happy to give it another shot next year. I didn't place myself in the top three alongside these amazing authors who were quite simply outstanding. I prepared myself to applaud, with gusto, the winner of my category as I had done for other deserving winners in each category over the course of the evening.
Much to Kirsty-Louise's surprise and delight, she fought off tough competition to take the title as MIB International Author of the Year 2022.
Upon hearing the announcement Kirsty-Louise had this to say
I was exstatic beyond measure and of course completely shocked! I had attended the Awards with no expectations nor even prepared a speech! I was humbled at being featured as a Finalist this year, to win the same I had not given a second thought.
Celebrations thereafter took place into the early hours of the morning as Kirsty-Louise remained in high spirits.
As Kirsty-Louise's celebrations drew to a close, she added
I have to thank everyone for voting for me of which there must have been more than I could ever have imagined. My fellow Authors all deserved to take the title of that I hold strong and true. All Winners and Finalists should be tremendously proud of their achievements. A huge thank you also goes to Leona Burton, CEO and Founder of MIB International for bringing a global platform to life where women can stand tall and shine in business.
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