Call for Nominations for WBN Business Woman of the Year
November 16, 2009

The annual Women's Business Network (WBN) Business Woman of the Year Awards (BYA) recognizes the accomplishments of womn who live, work and play an active role in a business in the National Capital Region across three separate categories: Entrepreneur, Professional and Corporate.

Nominations are now open. Take the time to recognize an outstanding woman in business with your nomination today!

Please submit your nomination with the online nomination form or forward the link to colleagues and clients. Nominations may be submitted by WBN members and non-members alike; a nominee does not have to be a member of the WBN to qualify.

Act now - nominations close Monday, November 30, 2009.

If you require more information, please contact the WBN Nominating & Awards Committee by email at nominations@womensbusinessnetwork.ca or by phone at (613) 749-5975, ext. 251.

This prestigious award has recognized the accomplishments of outstanding women in the National Capital Region since 1983. Nominations are welcomed from any person, association, organization, institution or business. The awards are open to women who live, work and play an active role in a business in the National Capital Region. Selection committees drawn from the business community, the award sponsors and the Womens' Business Network choose three finalists in each category based on one written submission from the nominees. A Gala awards dinner is held each spring in celebration of all women in business, and in particular the finalists and recipients of the Business Woman of the Year Awards.

2008 Business Woman of the Year Award Recipients

Corporate Category
Jane M. McVeigh
Vice President, Human Resources
General Dynamics Canada Ltd.

Professional Category
Marnie Bennett
President and CEO
Marnie Bennett & Co.
Bennett Real Estate Professionals

Entrepreneur Category
Frances Mae Balodis
2008 Business Woman of the Year
Founder and International Director
Music for Young Children

With gracious thanks to our annual sponsors Ottawa Citizen and Rogers Television and our partner sponsors Ginsberg Gluzman Fage & Levitz, BMO Nesbitt Burns and Rideau Centre.