St. Petersburg, FL -(November 25, 2014) – The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce has started accepting nominations for the 2015 Iconic Women of St. Petersburg “Celebrating Woman With Vision” awards. The nominations will be accepted through Friday December 19th.
The 2015 ICONIC WOMEN nominee award categories are:
Business Woman of the Year (more than 50 employees) OR Business Woman of the Year (less than 50 employees) – Recognizes a woman with outstanding professional accomplishments in a leadership or management role, in an organization as a whole or a distinct branch or department of the organization.
Entrepreneur Woman of the Year – Recognizes a woman, who based on her own initiative, business idea and business plan, founded and leads a successful business.
Non-Profit Woman of the Year – Recognizes a woman with outstanding professional accomplishments, in a leadership or management role as part of a non-profit charitable organization in its entirety; or a distinct branch or department of the organization.
Community Service Woman of the Year – Recognizes a woman with outstanding uncompensated hands-on volunteer service in St. Petersburg. She volunteers during her personal time or non-work hours for the “love of the cause.”
Woman to Watch – Recognizes a woman under the age of 40 who has achieved significant professional accomplishments.
Inspire Woman of the Year – Recognizes a woman who has risen above significant personal challenges to achieve her goals and serves as a role model for what focus, perseverance, and determination can accomplish.
All nominees must work or live in Pinellas County. Anyone can submit nominees including self-nominations. The nominees do not have to be members of the Chamber. Click here for the 2015 Nomination Form.
About the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce
The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce®, originally founded in 1899, now serves almost 900 member businesses, leading efforts to ensure the economic growth and vitality of our community.
About the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Leadership Council
The Women’s Leadership Council consists of Chamber members focused on utilizing a platform of influence, innovation and opportunity to unify the collective strength of women. This council serves as a champion and convener for women in business and provides the tools to empower women to grow their business and build a better community. Activities of the Women’s Leadership Council include the INSPIRE! Women’s Leadership Series events; a Women’s LINK program, and the Annual “Iconic Women of St. Petersburg” Celebrating Women with Vision Awards.