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Influential Women of Northwest Indiana is Now Accepting Nominations for 2016 Award Recipients!


Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Influential Women of Northwest Indiana awards! The event celebrates and recognizes the region’s most successful and well-deserved female professionals for their influence in business, industries and communities. Established leaders in our community as well as up-and-coming professionals will be honored.

Two women in each of the following 11 industry categories will be selected as winners:
Business, Construction, Economic Development, Education, Finance, Government, Healthcare, Law, Marketing/Media, Non-Profit, and Service/Tourism.

Additional awards will be given to the Empowering Business of the Year, Community Leader of the Year, and Supporter of the Year, based on their efforts in supporting and empowering females throughout the NWI business community.

The ceremony is not solely an event for women, but rather, an event intended to appreciate the efforts of both men and women as they work together to improve the prosperity and quality of life for all Northwest Indiana residents.

Nominate an influential woman today! Visit for additional eligibility information and to download the application form. The deadline for applications is May 29, 2016. Downloaded forms can be submitted electronically to

This year’s event will be held on Thursday, September 29th, 2016, at the Avalon Manor in Merrillville, IN.

About Influential Women of NWI

Every year, Influential Women of Northwest Indiana celebrates successful women who have achieved success in 11 different industries, ranging from construction and healthcare to education and government, but the organization does not stop at recognizing the business world. Nonprofits are also selected to receive funding for important projects that make a positive impact on the community.

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