2017 Women of Distinction Nomination Form

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Do you know a woman who's an exceptional business or community leader?

Ten Northern Colorado women and an Outstanding Mentor will be honored for their achievements in business, philanthropic, and government organizations at BizWest's 2017 Northern Colorado Women of Distinction breakfast, details to be announced.

Let's get started with the nomination process! As you complete this nomination form, please note there are questions to which an answer or response must be made. These items are marked with an asterisk, and you will not be able to complete your nomination if these areas are left unanswered.

Please be advised we have changed this year's nomination process to be more efficient for all involved parties. This change went into effect January 14, 2017. This will not effect the status of any nominations received prior to the aforementioned date. In the new submission process, the nominator will be asked to provide the following:
  • Contact information for themselves as well as the nominee;
  • Selection of the category for which they are nominating the candidate;
  • Provide a brief message as to why the nominee is deserving of the award. 
Nomination Criteria
The Northern Colorado Women of Distinction will be chosen through the following process:
Nominations must be received by February 17, 2017 to be considered.
• Anyone in the Northern Colorado area may nominate a candidate.
• All nominations must be complete with all *-questions answered. Incomplete nominations will not be accepted.
• The nominee will be asked to submit a resume of no more than two pages as well as two references.
• A panel of previous Women of Distinction honorees, plus two staff representatives from BizWest, will evaluate the nominations, designate finalists in each category and select winners.

Candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements:
• Nominees must live and work in Northern Colorado: Larimer or Weld counties.
• A candidate may be nominated for only one award in any one year. Candidates who were not honorees in a previous year may be re-nominated in 2017.
• A candidate may not be nominated for a category in which she has previously been an honoree.
• A candidate may be nominated for a category in which she was not previously been honored though she may have been an honoree in a different category.