We were really excited and honoured to be working with Marie Claire magazine on their Future Shapers Awards this year, we looked after the PR for the event, smashing last years’ previous targets – of course! We partnered with our good friends at LOOP VIP to align talent and media to strategically give us the best opportunity for press.

The Future Shapers Awards and After Party in association with NEUTROGENA, celebrate trailblazing women who are changing the world of work and redefining what it means to be successful in today’s world.  The Future Shapers Awards honoured the worlds of media, fashion, technology, mental health and politics, with special guests including,  Tallia Storm, Lilah Parsons,  AJ Odudo, Angela Scanlon, Giovanna Fletcher and Gemma Cairney, alongside Zoe Hardman and Amber Le Bon who took to the decks during the after party, where guests also enjoyed Cointreau Fizz cocktails and delicious canapés.

Distinguished guests turned out to show their support for the awards, which were judged by Trish Halpin, Editor in Chief at Marie Claire, June Sarpong, broadcaster, journalist and author, Amy Cole, head of brand development for EMEA at Instagram, and Meghan Davis, marketing director beauty, J&J Northern Europe.

Also in attendance Betty Bachz, Oliver Proudlock joined by his girlfriend, Emma Louise Connolly, Ella Catliff, James Stewart, Roman Kemp, Jada Sever, Sarah Jane Crawford, Tess Ward, Arielle Free, Sarah-Jane Mee, Kat Shoob, Louisa Connolly Burnham, Melissa Hemsley, Nell Hudson, Sarah Ann Macklin and Charity Wakefield.


The annual event couldn’t come at a more important time, as more women than ever before are taking on leadership roles in corporate organisations and creating their own businesses.  Start-ups are at a record high globally and women are now putting themselves at the forefront of business innovation, to change the way they work, contribute to society and manage their work/ life balance; women are making huge steps forward in business today, and for generations to come.


  • Cointreau Fizz Classic
  • Cointreau Fizz  Strawberry & Mint
  • Cointreau Fizz Cucumber & Basil


  • Served hot: Indian spiced swordfish, mini beef wellington, and roast squash with dolcelatte arancini
  • Served cold: Smoked harissa chicken, tataki tuna, London gin cured salmon, and heritage beetroot mille-feuille
  • Late night snacks: Mini ‘cod and chips, and crispy West Sussex halloumi

Justine Southall, Time Inc. UK’s managing director, fashion & beauty, says: “The Future Shapers campaign is one that resonates strongly with Marie Claire readers and modern women everywhere.  Women are defining and achieving success in new ways, which we will continue to celebrate through our magazine and our partnership with Neutrogena, who we hugely admire for sharing our vision and support for women.”

Meghan Davis, head of beauty at Johnson & Johnson adds: “Following the success of last year’s event, we are thrilled to have partnered with Marie Claire on Future Shapers 2017.  We are inspired by the hardworking and confident women around us, their ambition and drive to “own it” in all they do. The Future Shapers Awards are a true celebration of the modern heroes, their resilience and ability to overcome barriers to successfully pursue their dreams, however big or small.”