Looking for Michigan’s Top 10 Business Women

Southfield, MI, December 17, 2016 --(PR.com)-- The National Association for Women Business Owners Greater Detroit Chapter (NAWBO GDC) will host the annual Top 10 Michigan Business Women Awards dinner to honor Michigan’s Top 10 influential Business Women on March 23, 2017 at the Laurel Manor in Livonia. The event theme, "Driving Business Forward; the Power of Collaboration” focuses on technology and will include a drawing for a 2017 Chevrolet Equinox.

Comerica Bank and General Motors are among the NAWBO GDC supporters recognized at the event. "We want to acknowledge the positive impact that women have in business. We’re continually driving businesses forward and leveraging the power of collaboration through technology, education and relationships," says NAWBO GDC President Gina Goree-Hitchens.

The deadline to submit online nominations at www.nawbogdc.org is January 12, 2017. Nomination categories include:

1. Up-and-Coming Award – An emerging woman business owner who has owned her business for five years or less and shows great promise for success.

2. Words of Wisdom Award – A woman who has been instrumental in educating, mentoring and inspiring professional women toward achieving their dreams.

3. Red-Tape Buster – A woman or organization involved in government who consistently demonstrates commitment to shaping the future of women business owners.

4. Pinnacle Award – A woman business owner who has owned one or more businesses for 25 years or more.

5. Innovation Award - A woman business owner who has demonstrated commitment to developing game changing technology tools, products or services.

6. Philanthropic Award - A woman who operates a not-for-profit organization instrumental in empowering groups or communities towards positive social change.

7. Giving Spirit Award – A woman business owner who selflessly provides her time, talent and support to better the community through volunteerism and leadership.

8. Diversity Champion – A woman business owner who has personally promoted and facilitated diversity not only in her business but also encourages this concept in others

9. Rainmaker – A woman business owner who has demonstrated significant financial growth transacting business across national and/or international borders.

10. Warrior Award – A woman business owner who has persevered through personal struggles, business loss and failures yet currently own’s a successful business

Founded in 1975, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the unified voice of over 10.1 million women-owned businesses in the United States and the only dues-based organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs across all industries; and with chapters across the country. With far-reaching clout and impact, NAWBO is a one-stop resource to propelling women business owners into greater economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide. Visit nawbogdc.org.
Gia Todd


2017 Top 10 Nomination Press Release