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Small business owner Susan Hallam won the Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2013 at last night’s Women in Business Awards, hosted by the Nottingham Post and Nottingham Trent University.

Mrs Hallam, who is the managing director and founder of Hallam Internet, a digital marketing agency based in Nottingham city centre, was declared winner of the prestigious award by a panel of judges in a high profile awards ceremony.

Presenting the award, Anna Harding and Laura Pankhurst of Capital FM said, “Despite operating in a highly competitive industry, Susan Hallam, Managing Director of Hallam Internet, has been able to carve a unique niche for the business based on its team of approachable experts, identifying opportunities to develop a sustainable business which employs a highly skilled team taking on some sizeable competitors.”

Photo credit: Matthew Page, Nottingham Post

Photo credit: Matthew Page, Nottingham Post

“Inspiring Women in Business”

On winning the Entrepreneur of the Year title, Mrs Hallam commented, “I’m delighted to be honoured in this way and very grateful to my colleague for nominating me. It’s humbling to be recognised alongside other incredibly inspiring women in business.”

“The growth of Hallam Internet in the past 3 years has been phenomenal and we’ve developed a proud record of delivering successful digital marketing projects for some of the world’s leading brands, as well has having long standing client relationships with a wide range of successful small and medium sized businesses. We’ve stayed true to our core promise that we are the digital marketing experts throughout the years and I believe it is this which continues to drive the success of the business.”

Mrs Hallam was one of only eleven award winners at the Women in Business Awards, which took place at the Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club. Event organisers the Nottingham Post explained that the Entrepreneur of the Year Award recognises “the woman who has demonstrated that she is building a business of outstanding potential”.

Outstanding Achievement

Mrs Hallam isn’t a stranger to awards. An acclaimed industry expert, she has received awards including the 2012 Vistage UK Speakers Award and is a Freedom of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists. Most recently, she was awarded the Freedom of the City of London in recognition of her contribution to internet marketing.

A chartered member of the IDM, CIM, and CILIP, Susan Hallam was born in the USA, and a resident of the UK since 1985. Previously a Senior Lecturer in Computing at Nottingham Trent University she has also held senior marketing roles at BT and Capital One.


Since 1999, digital marketing agency Hallam Internet has been working with its clients to deliver successful search engine optimisation, pay per click, email marketing, and social media marketing campaigns. Hallam Internet is committed to delivering ethical search marketing to assist its clients in reaching their business goals. Call +44 (115) 948 0123 or visit for more information how Hallam Internet’s experts can help your business to get smarter using the Internet.

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Susan Hallam receives praise in the Nottingham Post

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