Businesswoman of the Year Finalist

I am thrilled to share some exciting news with you – Carmel Grant Designs has been announced as a finalist in the Network Ireland Waterford Branch Creative Professional 2024 Awards! I am absolutely delighted!!

A huge thank you to everyone who has supported me over the years. I am incredibly grateful to all my customers for their unwavering support and trust in my work. Being named a finalist in these awards is a testament to the countless hours of creativity, innovation, and perseverance that have gone into building my business. It’s a validation of the vision I had when I started and a reminder of how far I’ve come since then. This recognition means the world to me.

Network Ireland is a vibrant and dynamic organization dedicated to supporting and empowering women in business across Ireland. With branches throughout the country, including the Waterford Branch, Network Ireland provides a platform for professional development, networking opportunities, and advocacy for women entrepreneurs and professionals. Through a range of events, workshops, and initiatives, Network Ireland fosters connections, fosters growth, and celebrates the achievements of its members, making it a valuable resource for women in business at all stages of their careers.

At Carmel Grant Designs, I tell customers stories through the art of hand-drawn caricatures and playful digital designs. I capture the essence of everyone I draw by turning them into fun cartoon designs creating keepsakes to commemorate life’s most memorable occasions and events. I offer a selection of products and services ranging from framed personalised gifts, caricature guest signing boards, caricature wedding and event stationery, unique digital design art for promotional materials and bespoke playful illustrations. Carmel Grant Designs framed caricatures make the perfect gift for many special occasions including retirements, anniversaries, birthdays, weddings, graduations, and corporate gifting.

In addition to caricature gifts and guest signing boards, for the wedding market Carmel Grant Designs offers caricature wedding stationery, venue welcome signs and caricature table plans, providing the perfect touch to a couple’s special day.

For the corporate world, I offer a novel solution for corporate gifting and recognition through my framed caricatures, ideal for celebrating employee milestones and commemorating corporate events. My humorous designs are ideal for quirky branding and promotional products. I have designed fun festival and event cut-out boards, as well as life-size caricatures that capture the imagination and leave a lasting impression on attendees.

Looking forward to celebrating the awards in the prestigious Waterford Castle & Golf Club on the 31st of May. Wishing the best of luck to all the amazing Businesswoman of the Year nominees!

Network Ireland Waterford Branch