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Award Nominations

Download the award nomination form (pdf, 38k)

Please help the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council by taking part in the nomination of recipients for the annual WBE and Corporate awards. All nominations are due August 18, 2017. Nominees should be Certified WBEs, corporate, government or nonprofit employees who exemplify the spirit and principles of:

Corporate/Government Volunteer of the Year

  • Involved in Great Lakes WBC Programs/Projects
  • Volunteers on committees
  • Encourages others to participate in WBEC-Great Lakes

Corporate/Government Advocate of the Year

  • Advocates on behalf of individual women business owners or as a group
  • Identifies procurement opportunities for women business owners
  • Makes certain that women are represented in the procurement process

Corporate Champion of the Year

(An individual who works for a Corporation)

  • Encourages corporate involvement in Great Lakes WBC and support of women business owners
  • Demonstrates extraordinary leadership in championing women business owners
  • Champions the cause of women’s business ownership

WBE of the Year

  • Offers exemplary customer service
  • Proactive in addressing/servicing customer needs
  • Conducts business with other women entrepreneurs
  • Possesses good business skills (growth, financial stability, creativity, innovation, management
  • Is current on industry trends and incorporates best practices in business operations

WBE Role Model/Mentor of the Year

  • Demonstratesextraordinary leadership
  • Serves as a role model
  • Encourages women business owners
  • Shares knowledge and experience with other women business owners

WBE Volunteer of the Year

  • Involved in Great Lakes WBC Programs/Projects/Committees
  • Volunteers on committees
  • Encourages others to participate in Great Lakes WBC
Download the award nomination form (pdf, 38k)