Results are IN! The Creation Station award winners announced

The  Creation Station hosted their Nineteenth Inspiring Imaginations conference at The Hilton Metropole in Birmingham on 16th October 2021. 

The conference provides an opportunity for all franchise partners  to gather to learn, collaborate network and celebrate.  

The conference  was opened with huge cheers by Ruth Morris our Chief Inspiration Officer.    

Sarah Cressall,  Founder and CEO celebrated the successes of the whole team. Together over 1.2 million people where inspired  by our online activities during Covid!     

Fran Long Head of Support had the technical elements working a dream with an exceptionally great play list running through the day.  

We launched our official GUINNESS WORLD RECORD attempt to create the largest gallery of collages. Plus the team got creative with wax modelling, new product launched and creative ideas from the network.     

We celebrated ‘Long Inspiration Service’. Melanie Dawson with over ten years and Judith Coles. Emma Winterbourne and Louse Richardson with over five years.  

Our Key-note speaker was the awe-inspiring Leela Bassey. Leela story of overcoming the odds helped us all look at challenges in a new light!  James Boyes from Trustist wowed us with Google My Business insights. Top tips to help all our franchise partners t grow their business Our fabulous Franchise partner Emma Winterbourne ran a fabulous social media game to build our content which went down a storm.  

Then we had the awards! So much excitement in one day! 

 There is so much to celebrate and our franchise partners have gone above and beyond. 

The Awards For the ‘Best Member of Staff’  

  • Donna O’Donoghue – Highly commended
  • Gemma Howe – Highly commended
  • Ian Purton – The Winner


The People’s Champion

  • Emma Winterbourne -  Winner
  • Louise Richardson – Winner

Fantastic Families  

  • Hayley Gerrish - Highly commended
  • Heather Glynn – Highly commended
  • Alexis Jervis – Winner
  • Hannah Goodrum - winner

 Create Club Champion  

  • Avne Wilson - Highly commended
  • Viv du Toit - Highly commended
  • Louisa Ridley - Winner

 Creative Crafters  

  • Alexis Jervis  - Highly commended
  • Hayley Gerrish - Highly commended
  • Kelly Janson  - Highly commended
  • Vanessa Whitehouse  - Highly commended
  • Judith Coles – Winner


  • Claire Dixon - Highly Commended
  • Janey Noble - Highly Commended
  • Vicky Whitwell - Highly Commended
  • Deirdre Gage - Winner

Innovation Award 

  • Amy Jordan - Highly commended
  • Tasha Mitchell- Highly commended
  • Deepa Robinson - Winner

Inspiration Award 

  • Kayleigh Webb – Highly commended
  • Emma Winterbourne - Winner
  • Kirsty Hickson - Winner
  • Louise Richardson -Winner

Phoenix Award

  • Viv du Toit - Winner

Special Finance Manager Award

  • Rachael Logan - Winner

Franchisee of the Year 

  • Alix Purton - Highly commended
  • Hayley Gerrish - Highly commended
  • Kirsty Hickson – Highly commended
  • Emma McCalla-John  - Winner

New Franchisee of the Year 

  • Alexis Jervis  - Winner
  • Amy Jordan - Winner
  • Anne Crump - Winner
  • Avne Wilson - Winner
  • Gillian Wham - Winner
  • Heather Glynn - Winner
  • Janey Noble - Winner
  • Jo Wildgust - Winner
  • Kayleigh Webb - Winner
  • Louisa Ridley - Winner
  • Lyndsay Lees - Winner
  • Philippa Cunliffe - Winner
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