Enterprising Women Opens 2011 Enterprising Women of the Year Award Nominations

Magazine to Recognize Top Women Entrepreneurs

Raleigh, NC, October 20, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women magazine (http://www.enterprisingwomen.com), has announced that the magazine has opened nominations for the top women entrepreneurs of 2011. The Enterprising Women of the Year Awards recognize the world’s top entrepreneurial women. Nominations officially opened Oct. 1 and will remain open through Monday, Nov. 15.

The ninth annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards will be held Thursday, March 10 through Friday, March 11 at the Boca Raton Resort in Boca Raton, Fla. The winners of the 2011 Enterprising Women of the Year award will be recognized at the gala awards dinner on Friday, March 11.

“We are pleased to announce that the nominations are now open for the 2011 Enterprising Women of the Year Award,” said Smiley. “This award is an opportunity for us to recognize outstanding women business owners who have demonstrated the ability to build strong businesses, understand the importance of leadership in their communities, giving back by mentoring and supporting other women in business.”

- Nominations for the Enterprising Women of the Year will close at midnight on Monday, Nov. 15.

- For award criteria, nomination forms and additional information, visit http://www.enterprisingwomen.com.

About Enterprising Women Magazine:
Enterprising Women, with headquarters in Cary, N.C., is the nation’s only women-owned magazine published exclusively for women business owners that chronicles the growing political, economic and social influence and power of entrepreneurial women. The magazine provides a friendly meeting place, a public forum and a national stage for the critical issues confronting women’s businesses and daily lives from the unique perspectives and experiences of entrepreneurial women. For more information, please visit http://www.enterprisingwomen.com or call (919) 362-1551.

Jim Schlegelmilch
MMI Public Relations
(919) 233-6600

Enterprising Women
Patty Briguglio