Nominations Open for NAWBO Columbus Business Champion Award

NAWBO Columbus Business Champion Award

The NAWBO Columbus Business Champion Award recognizes one outstanding person who advocates for the growth and success of women business owners.

To be eligible, the nominee must meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Actively supports legislative or regulatory action designed to help women-owned small business
  • Works to increase business and financial opportunities for women
  • Creates the conditions for women business owners to achieve their full potential
  • Improves the business climate for women-owned businesses
  • Consistently advocates for the women-owned business community as a whole, not solely for individual or personal advancement


Nomination and application submission guidelines:

  • Nomination form must be completed in full and submitted via the NAWBO Columbus website
  • Self-nominations are acceptable
  • Nominees and nominators are not required to be NAWBO members
  • Candidates may be of any gender
  • Nominees may work for a business, nonprofit organization, or government agency, and need not be a business owner
  • Members of the NAWBO Columbus Board of Directors are not eligible for the Champion Award
  • Members of the NAWBO Columbus Board of Directors will review, interview, and select the winner


Deadline to apply is: Friday, June 29 at 5:00 p.m.

The Business Champion Award winner will be announced at the NAWBO Columbus Annual Meeting on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at The Boat House in downtown Columbus.

Click HERE for Nomination Form