Mark Your Calendars for this year’s event
October 15, 2015 | 5-8pm | The Avalon Manor, Merrillville
Nominate an Empowering Business Today!
Empowering Business Online Application
Deadline July 20, 2015
Congratulations to our 2015 Non-Profit Winners!
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- Mental Health America of Lake County
- Sojourner Truth House
- Opportunity Enterprises
- Housing Opportunities
Join us in honoring women who are making a difference in their businesses, industries, and communities in and around Northwest Indiana.
We award 2 women in each of the following 11 industries:
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- Economic Development
Empowering Business Award
Our Empowering Business of the Year award recognizes one company which demonstrates excellence in supporting women’s success. Each year, the event donates to local charities and non-profits that benefit women and children. Read about our local charities and non-profits.
Community Leader of the Year Award
Influential Women of Northwest Indiana’s Community Leader of the Year award will recognize one individual, male or female, who has impacted the community through charitable contributions.
Supporter of the Year Award
Influential Women of Northwest Indiana’s Supporter of the Year award recognizes one individual, male or female, from the region that has shown outstanding support in nominating women in business.
Not Just For Women
The Influential Women of Northwest Indiana Awards is not just an event for women. This event celebrates the joint efforts of women and men, working together to improve womens’ businesses and the community in which we live.
Are you eligible to be an influential woman? Please read our Eligibility Requirements before entering.
- Eligibility Criteria
- Nominee must be female
- Nominee must work or live in Northwest Indiana
- Nominees must be able to attend the awards reception on October 15, 2015