Press Release (ePRNews.com) - TORONTO - Nov 11, 2016 - Calling all Mompreneurs: the 2017 Nomination period for the 2017 Mompreneur® of the Year awards has officially kicked off! Beginning November 1st right through to December 31st, it’s your chance to vote, nominate and even enter yourself for one of the prestigious awards.
This year, winners will be scrutinized by an expert panel of judges—including esteemed Canadian entrepreneur and Dragon’s Den host Manjit Minhas—based on criteria such as innovation, commitment to community, sales growth, leadership, and scalability, in 4 award categories:
Mompreneur® Award of Excellence: awarded to a female entrepreneur through criteria-based points system surrounding Innovation, Commitment to Community, Growth & Scalability, Leadership, and Dedication to Family. Must be in business a minimum of 3 years at time of entry to qualify.
Mompreneur® Startup Award: awarded to a female entrepreneur/company (under 3 years established) through criteria-based points system surrounding Innovation, Leadership, and Growth & Scalability. Must be in business a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 3 years at time of entry to qualify
Mompreneur® Award of Merit: awarded to a female consultant/licensee/franchisee through a criteria-based points system surrounding Exemplary Sales, Leadership, and Empowerment to Other Women Entrepreneurs. Must be in business a minimum of 1 year at time of entry to qualify
Mompreneur® “Momentum” Award: awarded to a female-led non-profit, charitable, or service-based organization through criteria-based points system surrounding Leadership and Commitment to Community. Must be in business a minimum of 1 year at time of entry to qualify.
From coast to coast Canadians will have the chance to nominate and vote for innovative, creative and inspiring women who juggle successful businesses and families. The name of the Top 10 Finalists will be announced January 9th, 2017 and the Winners will be announced LIVE at The 2017 National Mompreneurs Conference (http://themompreneur.com/conference) on March 3rd and 4th in Toronto.
For complete entry, voting and nomination details, please visit:
For more information on the Conference and Awards Gala, to obtain a Media Pass, or to interview Maria Locker, President and CEO of Mompreneur®, please contact:
Rania Walker, PR and Media Relations Coordinator
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