2019 AWE Awards 

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Extraordinary women deserve to be celebrated! AWE is giving female business leaders in our province the recognition they deserve by presenting four outstanding female entrepreneurs with one of AWE’s 2019 Entrepreneur awards.

Please join us in recognizing some outstanding business women in our province at this year's AWE Awards reception on May 14.

The event will be hosted at the Edmonton Expo Centre where we will spotlight all of the finalists’ stories and announce the winners of this year’s awards including Emerging Entrepreneur, Emerging Innovator, Upsurge Entrepreneur and Celebration of Achievement Award.

Your ticket purchase includes:

  • Entry to the celebration of Alberta’s most exceptional entrepreneurs

  • Networking opportunities with leaders in Alberta’s business community

  • Complimentary hors d'oeuvres

  • Chance to win door prizes

Price

Individual Ticket: $39.99 + GST and fees

Early Bird Combo Ticket - Learning Day and AWE Awards Reception: $129.99 + GST and fees

Since 2012, the annual AWE Celebration of Achievement award has paid tribute to an exceptional woman entrepreneur who has built a business in Alberta with a significant impact on the economy and the community. This entrepreneur is an inspirational leader and a role model for women in business.

In 2016, AWE expanded our awards program to be able to recognize more of the amazing female entrepreneurs in our province. The three additional categories are the: AWE Emerging Entrepreneur Award, AWE Emerging Innovator Award and AWE Upsurge Award.


Award Descriptions

Emerging Entrepreneur Award

Awarded to a female entrepreneur who has built a strong, scalable business foundation and has achieved early success with strong market potential.

Emerging Innovator Award

Awarded to a female entrepreneur who has built an innovation or technology-based business and has achieved early success with strong market potential.

Upsurge Entrepreneur Award

Awarded to a female entrepreneur who has built a solid foundation for her business and is now experiencing rapid growth and significant expansion opportunity for her business by strengthening her leadership capacity and developing new market opportunities.

She has a strong vision and drive and has achieved business growth by cultivating loyal and passionate brand ambassadors among her customers and employees.

Celebration of Achievement Award

Awarded to an exceptional female entrepreneur who has achieved recognizable success and acts as a role model for women in business. This visionary woman is an inspirational leader who has built an entrepreneurial venture in Alberta that has made a significant impact on the economy and the community.

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Special thanks to our sponsor ATB!