Women In Communications And Marketing

The 5th annual Women in Communications & Marketing awards.  The Connected One, PR In Canada and  Profectio have joined forces to recognize and reward some of the top women across Canada and the United States who are working in the Marketing and Public Relations industries.

Our program helps promote, recognize and celebrate women’s achievements in leadership roles.

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DATES:

  • Nominations Open - March 14, 2021
  • Nominations Close - April 30, 2021 May 14th
  • Awards Announced -  mid-May 2021

FAQ:

What are the Women In Communications, Marketing & Technology awards?

Our program helps promote, recognize and celebrate women’s achievements in leadership roles who are making a difference in the Canadian communications and marketing sector. 

Who are past winners?

The awards have been held 20172018 and 2019. Now for 2021 we are hosting the awards on The Connected One and extending nominations to include women working in communications, marketing and technology across both Canada and the United States.

Who should apply?

Women working in communications, marketing or technology roles with Canada and the United States.

 

Why enter?


Levels the playing field

Too often people of colour are never given a chance, Women in Communications, Marketing & Technology Awards give you a chance to tell your story and showcase you accomplishments.

Valuable exposure
A positive side-effect of being nominated and entering the awards is the additional exposure for their personal brand. A number of influential and noteworthy people who may be key players within your industry, sector or region will become aware of you and your accomplishments. Standing out during the awards process bring additional benefits.

Marketing and promotion

With the business environment so competitive today, you need to do more to stand out from the competition. By participating in or even winning a Women in Communications, Marketing & Technology awards people will now get a sense of your knowledge and hard work in the industry and be more receptive to working with you in the future.

Employee motivation

Awards recognize the hard work and achievements of your employees so winning one can help boost staff morale and improve motivation.

What is the evaluation criteria?

1. Leadership and personal style (max. 500 words) – 20%

This award celebrates an individual who is a recognized icon in the marketing or public relations ecosystem. Describe this person’s personal achievements and leadership style and how that delivers success in multiple settings. What 3 words do people frequently use to describe them?

2. Business success (max. 500 words) – 50%

Briefly describe the person’s career history and the achievements of the companies and organizations they have led, particularly in the last 3-5 years. How does the person contribute to business success? What are the common themes and what links their business successes to their personal leadership style. Show the trajectory of success and how each contribution built on what came before.

3. Community impact and ecosystem contribution (max. 500 words) – 30%

Beyond their contributions to the businesses they led, what other roles has this individual had in the community that benefited the ecosystem as a whole? What organizations have they founded, grown or transformed? How do they give back and pay it forward? How does their contribution inspire and encourage others to do more, individually and together?

What is the breakdown for the awards?

Depending on entries, winners will be broken down by the following:

  • Geographic Region (Canada, United States)
  • Company Size (number of employees)
  • Age of Agency (0 – 5; 5 – 10; 10 – 20; 20+ years)

What are the award categories?

1. Leadership and personal style (max. 500 words) – 20%

This award celebrates an individual who is a recognized icon in the marketing or public relations ecosystem. Describe this person’s personal achievements and leadership style and how that delivers success in multiple settings. What 3 words do people frequently use to describe them?

2. Business success (max. 500 words) – 50%

Briefly describe the person’s career history and the achievements of the companies and organizations they have led, particularly in the last 3-5 years. How does the person contribute to business success? What are the common themes and what links their business successes to their personal leadership style. Show the trajectory of success and how each contribution built on what came before.

3. Community impact and ecosystem contribution (max. 500 words) – 30%

Beyond their contributions to the businesses they led, what other roles has this individual had in the community that benefited the ecosystem as a whole? What organizations have they founded, grown or transformed? How do they give back and pay it forward? How does their contribution inspire and encourage others to do more, individually and together?

What is new the awards for 2021?

For 2021 we have expanded the following:

  • Entries to now include women working in the United States
  • Award categories
 

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