2005 Call for Nominations

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October 31 Entry Deadline; Eligibility Extended to
All Women Entrepreneurs and Executives Worldwide


FAIRFAX, VA, September 7, 2005 – With an expanded scope that now honors women entrepreneurs – and women executives – worldwide, The Stevie Awards for Women Entrepreneurs today launched the Call for Nominations for its second annual competition.  The entry deadline is October 31.  Complete details on the competition and how to enter are available at www.stevieawards.com/women.

The number of categories has more than doubled from last year.  Categories include Best Entrepreneur, Best Executive, Mentor of the Year, Fastest Growing Company of the Year, and New Product of the Year.  Eligibility requirements have been expanded to allow all women entrepreneurs worldwide to participate, regardless of the size of their company, as well as all women executives at other types of organizations. 

A Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors, comprised of leading entrepreneurs, business journalists, and association executives, oversees the awards. 

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in three programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, and The Stevie Awards for Women Entrepreneurs.  Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.