UK VA Awards 2022 – The Winners!

UK VA Awards 2022 – The Winners!

The UK VA Awards announced the winners for 2022 on Friday 30th September 2022 at the UK VA Conference Gala Dinner in Bournemouth.


For their work with supporting Virtual Assistants in South West England, multi-award winning Joanne Manville of Joanne Manville VA efforts have been recognised with the inaugural Reward and Recognition – Contribution to the VA Community 2022. Well done and congrats Joanne, add ing new trophy to her long list of achievements, including UK Outstanding VA of the Year in 2019 and 2020!

The full list of category winners have been listed below, with Sarah Szekir-Papasavva completing the journey from Best Newcomer VA 2019 to Regional VA of the Year, England VA of the Year and now UK Outstanding VA of the Year – following in the footsteps of the profession’s leading VAs, Gwen Backhouse and Rachel Guyat.

Outstanding VA of the Year  2022

Sarah Szekir-Papasavva of Apt Virtual Assistance

VA of the Year – Large Team (6 or more team members)

Amy Russell of Crescent Business Support Ltd

VA of the Year – Small Team (5 or less team members)

Katie Stone of Katie Stone PA

Singleton VA

Kate Gannon 0f Kate Gannon VA Services

Best Newcomer (less than 18 months in business as at 31 Jul 22)

Emilie Ashwood of Ashwood VA

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