Mark Your Calendars for this year’s event
October 15, 2015 | The Avalon Manor, Merrillville

Influential Women of Northwest Indiana is now accepting applications for non-profit organizations that empower women and/or girls through Northwest Indiana.
Nominate a charitable organization today!
Deadline April 3, 2015

Come and celebrate with us 5 years of recognizing and supporting women! The Influential Women of Northwest Indiana is one night of celebrating and recognizing the region’s most successful and well-deserved female professionals for their influence in business, industries and communities. The event honors both established leaders in our community as well as up-and-coming professionals. Throughout its history, we have donated over $50,000 to local charities and non-profits of Northwest Indiana.

  • Attended by hundreds of successful business women
  • Awards given in 11 industries
  • Donations given to local charities and non-profits
  • An evening of recognition and awards

Join us in honoring women who are making a difference in their businesses, industries, and communities in and around Northwest Indiana.

Industry Awards
We award 2 women in each of the following 11 industries:

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.

Eligibility Requirements
Are you eligible to be an influential woman? Please read our Eligibility Requirements before entering.

Learn more about the event from event creator Andrea Pearman