Louise Holland business owner leading the way for women entrepreneurs

Media release Issue Date: 11th July 2011

Louise Holland business owner leading the way for women entrepreneurs

Holland Alexander owner, Louise Holland has become one of a growing number of women owned businesses who have become accredited by WEConnect Europe, a pioneering enterprise initiative designed to connect women to multinational corporate contracts.

Launched in 2005, communications agency Holland Alexander operates two offices in Leicester and London. Managing Director, Louise Holland said “We Connect is a great platform to engage with other successful business owners in Europe.

This organisation is a direct route to securing new business, enhancing our profile and to expand our acquisition portfolio into 2012. We also look forward to making a valuable contribution to the group members with our communications expertise such as our digital marketing workshops.”

Other women-business owners are being urged to realise their growth aspirations by joining WEConnect Europe, an innovation in supply initiative, which will link them up with corporate and public sector contracts.

WEConnect Europe can boast leading multinational corporations as members, including; Citi, Hewlett Packard, Mastercard, Pfizer and Accenture.

Sue Lawton, CEO, WEConnect Europe says “Louise Holland is one of many women who want to take their business to the next level. WEConnect Europe exists to enable women to increase productivity and profitability by identifying contract opportunities. More and more companies recognise the commercial sense of having innovation and excellence in their supply chain which women owned businesses can provide and we are urging women business owners to capitalise on this”.

Women business owners wanting to find out more should visit: www.WEConnectEurope.org


Notes to Editors:

1.      Louise Holland. Managing Director at Holland Alexander. Contact 0116 2616868 or louise@hollandalexander.com

2.      Louise Holland owns and manages communications agency, Holland Alexander. Events management and events technical production, marketing, PR, and film production are the range of services the agency provides to public and private sector clients. Based in Leicester and London studios with collective 50 year experience, Holland Alexander has a strong media and professional business network.

Our strengths we bring to the client are expertise, creativity & all out commitment to deliver a great result.


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3.      WEConnect Europe is the leading supplier diversity initiative spearheading the connection of women-owned business and multinational corporations www.WEConnectEurope.org

4.      A Women Business Enterprise (WBE) is an independent business that is at least 51% owned and controlled by one or more woman, once certified by WEConnect Europe, we can support businesses to access contracts with multinational organisations.

5.      WEConnect Europe is based on a successful US prototype: The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

6.      WEConnect Europe’s members and supporters include: including Pfizer, Accenture, Mastercard and Ernst & Young.