Awards for Women Business Owners

Awards are an excellent chance to get your name out there or recognize an incredible woman business owner.

Below is a list of upcoming award opportunities and some tips on how you can make the most of them!

Why nominate yourself

  • The publicity. You’ll benefit from the publicity of the awards and get exposure for your business and yourself. If you make a short-list – or win – you can share the news on social media, in press releases, in your e-newsletter and more.
  • The credibility. With an award under your belt, you gain credibility as an expert in your field. It is like an A-plus review of you and your business and that’s something you can’t buy.
  • The next generation. Role models are important to help girls envision themselves as leaders. We need to share more women success stories!
  • The prizes. Many awards have great prizes, including mentoring, coaching, unique opportunities to grow your business and, of course, cash.
  • The process. Even if you don’t win, you’ll learn a lot about yourself, your supporters and the important role you play in the community. You can fine-tune your pitch and try again next time.

How you can do it

Check out these Top Ten Tips for Embracing Award Opportunities.

Picture of Tara Bosch, Award Winner

Tara Bosch
$25,000 FWE Pitch for the Purse Award-Winner
WEC Loan Client

Who else has won

Our clients are doing amazing things! Here are just a few members of our network who have recently been honoured with awards and nominations:

Where to nominate

Below is a list of upcoming award deadlines from our partner network. Also check out this list of awards for women in business from the WEB Alliance of Women’s Business Networks.

For galas and celebrations that honour the nominees, visit our Event Calendar.

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October 2020

Business Excellence Awards Nomination Deadline

October 9

Every year, the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce recognize outstanding Tri-Cities' businesses with our Business Excellence Awards. These are exceptional businesses, organizations, and individuals that demonstrate excellence in business and a passion for our community. Submissions are now open for each of the 9 award categories, including our new Business Resiliency Award! Tell them why you (or the business/person you are making a submission for) deserve to win a Business Excellence Award. They want to hear everything that makes this business…

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December 2020

Veuve Clicquot Bold Woman Award Nomination Deadline

December 31

BOLD by Veuve Clicquot presents an opportunity to not only recognize women who are making significant contributions in business but also to shed light on the barriers that hinder their success. Formerly known as the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award (BWA), the program was created as a tribute to the brand's founder Madame Clicquot and her entrepreneurial business spirt. "Our mission is to empower female entrepreneurs and to identify the role models of today and tomorrow," said Alexis de Calonne,…

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