AWARDS

Congratulations to our 2016 Award Winners

AWARD NAME YEAR
Business Woman of the Year Maryanne Gore 2016
Young Business Woman of the Year Fiona Fonti 2016
Best New Business Julie Okely 2016
Outstanding Community Spirit Elise Apolloni 2016

About the awards

Canberra Women in Business (CWB) acknowledges that our members’ business achievements often go unrecognised and wishes to pay tribute to those women who put in an outstanding effort in their chosen vocation.

The annual awards serve to:

Encourage, acknowledge and reward valuable contributions and outstanding achievements

Focus on small to medium size businesses and individuals providing leadership and initiative

Enhance the social, economic, commercial and environmental prosperity of the Canberra region

 

Am I eligible?

To be eligible to enter the CWB awards you must meet the following criteria:

You are a current financial member of CWB

You are a business owner, manager or work in an organisation, department or company

You reside and work in the ACT or surrounding region

You are an Australian citizen

You are not serving on the CWB committee

You are not on the judging panel and have not been involved in the judging in the past

If entering the Best New Business Award, you have been operating for 3 years or less

If entering the Young Business Woman Award, you are 35 years old or under

You have not previously won the award for the category in which you are entering.

Previous Award Winners

AWARD NAME YEAR
Business Woman of the Year Karen Porter 2015
Young Business Woman of the Year Rita Joyan 2015
Best New Business Mary-Jane Liddicoat 2015
Outstanding Community Spirit Jenni Tarrant 2015
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Business Woman of the Year Cara Hade 2014
Young Business Woman of the Year Emma Luscombe 2014
Best New Business Gillian Yeend 2014
Outstanding Community Spirit Fiona Keary 2014
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Business Woman of the Year Karen Groves 2013
Young Business Woman of the Year Claire Naidu 2013
Best New Business Karen Murphy 2013
Outstanding Community Spirit Karen Coe 2013
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Business Woman of the Year Jess Giampaolo 2012
Young Business Woman of the Year Claire Carton 2012
Best New Business Bronnie Bath 2012
Outstanding Community Spirit Jess Giampaolo 2012
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Business Woman of the Year Maria Selleck 2011
Caring for the Enviroment Claire Connelly 2011
Best New Business Riana Janse van Rensburg 2011
Outstanding Community Spirit Kylie Watson 2011
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Business Woman of the Year Claire Connelly 2010
Best New Business Maria Selleck 2010
Outstanding Community Spirit Fiona Allardyce 2010
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Business Woman of the Year Laurie Mcdonald 2009
Best New Business Kylie Watson 2009
Outstanding Community Spirit Bobbi Cook 2009
Caring for the Environment Claire Connelly 2009
AWARD NAME YEAR
Business Woman of the Year Ruth Bayley 2008
Best New Business Zoe Routh 2008
Outstanding Community Spirit Vicki Berry 2008
Caring for the Environment Vicki Berry 2008
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Business Woman of the Year Kerrie Jarius 2007
Best New Business Karen Bradley & Tracey Mitchell 2007
Outstanding Community Spirit Jean McIntyre 2007
Caring for the Environment Andrea Evans & Gillian Yeend 2007