Each year, NAWBO OC hosts an awards reception to honor 3-5 women entrepreneurs or advocates who have demonstrated inspiring success in their entrepreneurial endeavors.
The Remarkable Women Awards reception will be hosted on October 2, 2019.
The Remarkable Women categories are:- Lifetime Achievement- Business Woman of the Year - Entrepreneur to Watch- Business Advocate of the Year - Young Woman Entrepreneur
We have streamlined the process this year in order to make it easier for you to make nominations!
You can nominate as many women as you like.
Nominations are due by September 13, 2019. All nominees are featured in an email blast before the event. Winners will be announced at the event.
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENTThis woman business owner has been a majority shareholder in her business or businesses for at least fifteen years. She demonstrates ingenuity, perseverance, and extremely high-level business skills. She often overcame great challenges to establish her business(es) and serves as a mentor in the women-owned business community.
BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEARThis woman business owner has been a majority shareholder in her business or businesses for at least five years. She has recently led her business through a period of growth or transition.
ENTREPRENEUR TO WATCHThis woman business owner has been a majority shareholder in her business or businesses for less than five years. Her young business demonstrates remarkable growth and/or innovation and/or aims to solve a critical problem facing our society/nation/world.
BUSINESS ADVOCATE OF THE YEARThis woman or nonprofit organization is an outstanding advocate for women entrepreneurs. Her (organization's) advocacy efforts on behalf of women entrepreneurs have resulted in progress for women entrepreneurs locally, nationally, or globally.
YOUNG WOMAN ENTREPRENEURThis young woman entrepreneur is thirty years or younger and has demonstrated remarkable achievement in her entrepreneurial endeavors. She is a majority shareholder in her business and she may also be a student.