Women's Business Network of Ottawa

Women's Business Network of Ottawa

March 02, 2009 12:14 ET

Media Advisory: Businesswoman of the Year Award Finalists Announced March 10, 2009

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 2, 2009) - The Women's Business Network of Ottawa (WBN) will announce the Finalists in each of the three award categories for its annual Business Woman of the Year Award (BYA). This high profile award is the only one in Ottawa to recognize the business achievements of women in our community. The luncheon event will be held at the Centurion Centre, 170 Colonnade Road South, starting at 11:30.

The luncheon also features a keynote address from Janice Payne, Senior Partner with Nelligan O'Brien Payne. Her journey as first woman in her law firm, to becoming Partner, is an inspirational story with business lessons useful to every person in business today.

Three Finalists will be announced in the categories of Corporate, Entrepreneur, and Professional. Nominees came from every corner and sector of Ottawa. Selection of the Finalists was based on the criteria of proven business acumen, outstanding leadership skills, notable achievement in her area of expertise, exemplary community involvement, and demonstration of a balanced lifestyle.

Winners of the BYA are announced at a Gala event on April 22, 2009 at the Hampton Inn.

This is an excellent opportunity to network with businesswomen in Ottawa. Tickets for the luncheon may be purchased for $48 + GST at www.womensbusinessnetwork.ca,

Interviews and photos of the Finalists may be taken on Tuesday, March 10 at the Centurion Centre, between 11:30 and noon.

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