Enterprising Women Names Sponsors for 2013 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration

Magazine Dedicated to Women’s Entrepreneurship Recognizes Corporate Support for Annual Awards Ceremony

Raleigh, NC, March 16, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women magazine (http://www.enterprisingwomen.com), has announced the sponsors for the 11th annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards celebration, to be held on Wednesday, April 3 and Thursday, April 4 at The Ritz-Carlton in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Sponsors of the event have shown consistent dedication to promoting women’s entrepreneurship and support of businesswomen around the world. The sponsors for the 2013 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards are:

Premier Level:
- Office Depot
- Verizon Wireless

Diamond Level:
- Center for Women in Business

Platinum Level:
- Walmart/Sam's Club
- AT&T

Gold Level:
- American Airlines
- The Coca-Cola Company

Silver Level:
- Pfizer

This year’s gathering will include, in addition to corporate sponsors, winners and honorable mention recipients of the 2013 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards, members of the Enterprising Women Advisory Board, VIPs in the women's business community, readers of the magazine, and members of the many partner organizations affiliated with Enterprising Women magazine. For more information, visit http://www.enterprisingwomen.com/EWofYearAwards.htm.

"The strong corporate support for the Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration this year is an indication of the commitment these top-notch organizations have to supporting the growth of women's entrepreneurship,” said Smiley. “We are honored to have the support of these outstanding companies."

“Verizon Wireless recognizes and supports the achievements of entrepreneurial women around the world,” said Pam Tope, Florida Region president for Verizon Wireless. “Our technology can make a powerful difference in the lives of those who think big and follow their dreams, and these women are true innovators with vision who are using their business savvy to help improve our world.”

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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. Published in both print and digital editions, the online edition of the magazine reaches nearly one million readers in 185 countries. For more information, please visit http://www.enterprisingwomen.com or call (919) 362-1551.

Emily Packard
MMI Public Relations
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Patty Briguglio