Call for Nominations: 2015 WISE Women of the Year

09/10/2014 5:00 AM - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Lisa Schmitz, Matter, Inc. (312) 240-2604 


CALL FOR NOMINATIONS AS WISE GETS SET TO HONOR
THE 2015 WISE WOMEN OF THE YEAR AT ANNUAL LUNCHEON

September 10, 2014 (New York, NY) — In every corner of our industry there are extraordinary women who leave an impression as they strive to be their best, make an impact and help others along the way.  Now the WISE membership has the chance to recognize and celebrate these amazing women for their accomplishments and contributions.
 
Women in Sports and Events (WISE), the leading voice and resource for women in the business of sports, is now accepting nominations for the prestigious WISE Women of the Year honors for the WISE membership. This coveted award will be presented to three women at the 21st Annual WISE Women of the Year Awards Luncheon on June 16, 2015 in New York City.

To nominate a candidate, WISE members can click here. Submissions are due by September 30th.

Members of the National Board of Directors will review all submissions and issue the final ballot to all WISE members for a national vote.

Award Criteria

  • Women who are visible leaders and continue to be a voice for women in the industry;
  • Women who break down barriers, help create new opportunities and serve as a resource for other women;
  • Women who exemplify professional experience and are role models for others;
  • Women with a minimum of 10 years work experience with at least five years working in or with the sports industry.

Click here to see a full list of honorees from past years.

About WISE
WISE (Women in Sports and Events) is the leading voice and resource for professional women in the business of sports. Through ongoing meetings, special events and mentoring programs, WISE aims to offer its members the opportunity to gain valuable industry insights and connections that can give them a competitive advantage in their current position and as they advance in their careers. Founded in 1993, WISE is a membership organization headquartered in New York City with chapters in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Los Angeles, NYC Metro, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco, Syracuse University Area and Washington, D.C. For more information on WISE, please visit WISEworks.org.



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