Canadian Companies Among Finalists For Stevie Awards For Women In Business

Finalists were announced in the 14th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, the world’s top honors for women entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are produced by the creators of the prestigious American Business Awards and International Business Awards. The Stevies are widely considered to be the world’s premier business awards.

Among the finalists of this year’s Stevie Awards for Women in Business are 16 companies and women from Canada that have prevailed over the global competition.

The organization with most finalist nominations from Canada is Pink Elephant from Burlington. The global training & consulting provider is candidate for nine Stevie Awards in different categories including Lifetime Achievement (Business), Most Innovative Women of the Year (Business Services) and Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Canada.

Another company with multiple finalists is The Colony Project from Toronto with four award winning entries in the categories Employee of the Year (Business), Most Innovative Woman of the Year (Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations), Company of the Year (Business Services – 10 or Less Employees) and Female Executive of the Year (Business Products –10 or Less Employees).

Other finalists in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business include Tigris Events Inc. (Pickering), She Takes on the World Inc. (Kitchener), Managing Matters Inc. (Toronto) and Marketing CoPilot (Toronto).

This year’s Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced at an awards dinner at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City on Friday, November 17. More than 500 women and their guests from around the world are expected to attend the presentations, which will be broadcast live on Livestream.

More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year by organizations and individuals around the world for consideration in more than 90 categories including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Startup of the Year, Women Helping Women and Women-Run Workplace of the Year.

Nominations were submitted by organizations in 25 nations including Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Germany, Iceland, India, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom and the United States.

Visit http://www.StevieAwards.com/Women for a complete list of finalists by category.

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