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UPDATE (April 3, 2017) – Women’s Chamber Announces 2017 Giraffe Awards Winners

Do you know women who have “Stuck Their Necks Out” for other women in our community? Nominate them for the prestigious Women’s Chamber of Commerce Giraffe Awards.

The Women’s Chamber of Commerce Annual Giraffe Awards honor women who have “Stuck Their Necks Out” by taking risks; by applying initiative, dedication, and perseverance; and by making a difference for women in the work place and in the community. New this year is the Young Professional category. The five award categories are Academia, Business, Government, Non-Profit, and Young Professional. The Giraffe Awards are presented in March during the Chamber’s annual celebration of Women’s History Month. Nomination submission deadline is Tuesday, February 7, 2017. Download the nomination form on this page. Take the time to nominate a special woman who has made a difference in the lives of others.

Would you like to be a Giraffe Sponsor?

Sponsorship of the Giraffe Awards is a great way to demonstrate your support for the Women’s Chamber and its programs that connect women entrepreneurs with peers, promote the participation of women on boards and in C-suites, foster mentoring of junior and mid-level career women, and bring relevant affordable programs and technical assistance to foster opportunities for our area’s growing number of women at work.

Sponsorship is also a great, and cost-effective, way to promote your own business or endeavor. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to connect with prestigious event attendees, Giraffe Award nominees, WCC members and associates. Your sponsorship and/or participation in the EXPO helps bring needed resources to support meaningful programming, business advocacy, and training for women at all stages of their working lives.

We urge you to act today, as sponsorship opportunities are purposely limited to ensure the greatest impact for you and your business. Download the Giraffe Sponsor Form and thank you for your support of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce during Women’s History Month.

Women’s History Month Events

Join us as we celebrate Women’s History Month during our month-long series of events culminating with our Annual Giraffe Awards. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with prestigious event attendees, Giraffe Award nominees, and other community leaders while increasing your business visibility. The times for our public Kick-Off Networking Event and invitation-only VIP Reception are 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Women’s History Month Proclamation will take place in the Commission Chambers on March 14 at 9:00 a.m. in the Robert Weisman Governmental Center, 6th Floor, 301 N Olive Avenue. The Giraffe Awards Luncheon at the Kravis Center includes a vendor expo and will take place between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. We look forward to your participation.

 

Women’s History Month Events