Sponsorship Opportunities

Businesswoman of the Year Awards

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Sponsorship of the Businesswoman of the Year Awards (BYAs) is an opportunity to promote your brand and connect with prominent business women, decision makers and individuals with strong networks and purchasing power. Commensurate with investment, sponsors are recognized through an integrated communications campaign.

Over 400 people will gather at The Infinity Convention Centre for the prestigious Businesswoman of the Year (BYA) Awards Gala hosted by the Women’s Business Network (WBN).

The BYA’s celebrate the business achievements, professional expertise and leadership of outstanding women in the National Capital Region and is presented to four recipients in the professional, organization, emerging entrepreneur and established entrepreneur categories.

WBN, a volunteer-run organization, empowers business women to achieve success on their own terms by providing opportunities for development, fostering valuable connections, and facilitating member success through business and career growth.

WBN’s membership includes entrepreneurs, professionals and corporate executives within the private and public sectors.

Become a BYA Sponsor

Sponsorship of the BYA’s is an opportunity to promote your brand and connect with prominent business women, decision makers and individuals with strong networks and purchasing power. Commensurate with investment, sponsors are recognized through an integrated communications campaign that includes:

 

  • WBN monthly e-newsletter – direct marketing to a network of business leaders including members, affiliate organizations, and monthly subscribers
  • Commercial advertising campaign, online, print and radio
  • WBN Ottawa website which receives over 9,000 website visits per month
  • WBN BYA press releases distributed to traditional and online outlets
  • Social media(SM)outreach including LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • BYA promotional collateral including logos and ads in the gala event program, sponsor reel and onsite signage
  • Recognition of your support throughout the year at WBN events and on the BYA and WBN website

Sponsorship Guide

Contact us today to inquire about Sponsorship Oppourtunities with The BYAs.

Previous Award Recipients

Jocelyne Doyle-Rodrigue
President, Exelcom/Translex

Diane Phillips
Director, IBI Group Architects

Kim Dixon
Vice President Marketing, TalkSwitch

Donna Hicks
Owner, Fantasy in Foliage Inc.

Julie Tubman
President, Tubman Funeral Homes & Cremation

Judy Richards
Owner, Davidson’s Jewellers

Betty Gittens
Chairperson, Help the Aged, Canada

Kristine van der Pas-Norenius
President, Tulips and Maple Inc.

F. Jennifer Lynch, Q.C.
Partner, Lang, Michener, Honeywell, Wotherspoon

Claudia McKeen
President, Glebe Apothecary

Jean Piggot
Chairperson, NCC

Leslie Coates
President, Manotick Travel & Cruise Centre

Michelle Valberg
Owner, Valberg Imaging Inc.

Neta Clark
President, Neta Clark Real Estate

Ann Callaghan
Principal, Callaghan Letellier Wiens Gibbons

Deborah Bourchier
Managing Partner, GGFL

Margo Crawford
President, CEO and Founder, Business Sherpa Group

Shana Levin
Vice President, Broadway Across Canada

Irene Martin
Owner/President, Retire-At-Home Services Inc.

June Lemmex
President, Lemmex & Associates

Jill Brown
City of Ottawa Councillor and President, Chuck Brown Golf

Mary Ellen Morris
Partner, BDO Ward Mallette

Rosemary Gravelle
Owner, Voc-Care Rehabilitation Centre

Janice B. Payne
Senior Partner, Nelligan O’Brien Payne

Mary Ann Turnbull
President, Turnbull Learning Centre

Robin McIntyre
Regional President, Rogers Communications Inc.

Heather Maclachlan
Former Co-Owner & Director of Catering, Mackay Street Epicura

Marion Balla
Owner, Alderian Centre for Counselling and Education

Shirley Westeinde
Owner, Westeinde Group of Companies

Carol McDonald
Partner, PriceWaterhouseCoopers

Frances Mae Balodis
Founder and International Director, Music for Young Children

Brenda Hollingsworth
Partner, Auger Hollingsworth

Erin Crowe
Executive Vice President, CFO and Alternate Governor, Senators Sports & Entertainment

Mia Hempey
President and CEO, CTE Solutions Inc.

Patricia Bood
Brookfield Renewable Energy Group

Lili-Ann Foster
President and CEO, Renaud Foster

Wendy Rogers
Owner & Physiotherapist, Access at Home Physiotherapy

Daphne Lainson
Lawyer & Partner, Smart & Biggar / Fetherstonhaugh

Barbara Mireault
Owner-President, The Fish Market Group of Restaurants

Suzanne Simpson
President/CEO, Human Resource Systems

Shannon Lambert
Co-Owner and VP Business Development, Veritaaq

Rebecca Page
Founder & CEO, Concierge Home Services

Kimothy Walker
News Producer and Anchor, CTV

Sheila Whyte
Owner, Thyme & Again Creative Catering

Betty Shields
President, Betty’s Kitchen

Jane McVeigh
Vice President, Human Resources, General Dynamics Canada

Melissa Clark
Wealth Advisor, RBC Dominion Securities

Luise Sander
Co-President, Sander Geophysics

Janet Yale
Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Telus

Marnie Bennett
Broker, Keller Williams Ottawa Realty Bennett Real Estate Professionals

Donna Holtom
Owner, Sante Restaurant, Holtz Health and Beauty Spa, The Sussex Club

Terri Storey
Executive Director, Terrace Youth Residential Services

Rosa Maria Iuliano
Partner, Collins Barrow

Caralyn Tierney
President/Owner, Caralyn’s Hair & Wig Design, Inc.

Frances Mannarino
Senior Commercial Account Manager, BMO Bank of Montreal

Candace Enman, CPA, CA
President, Welchgroup Consulting

Kyla Cullain
CEO & Co-Founder, Next Step Transitions

Jennifer Dalgleish
Co-Owner/Teacher, Pure Yoga

Vicky Kyriaco
General Manager & Chief Administrative Officer
Ottawa Student Transportation Authority

Linda Eagen
Founder Cancer Coaching, President & CEO
Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation

Donna baker
Co-Founder
Keynote Group

Cathy Hay, ARIDO IDC,
PMP, LEED AP
President & Founder
Hay Design Inc

Karen Hennessey
Partner
Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP