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Nominations open for Women in Business Awards

Barrie Chamber of Commerce encourages people to nominate by Jan. 9 deadline
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The Barrie Chamber of Commerce's Women in Business Awards ceremony will take place March 2. | Shawn Gibson/BarrieToday file photo

The Barrie Chamber of Commerce is proud to offer the Women in Business Awards for 2023, an awards luncheon that provides a platform to recognize the women that lead and succeed in Barrie.

By acknowledging social responsibility, entrepreneurial spirit, risk taking and innovation, trailblazers and leaders in our community will receive the recognition and accolades they so richly deserve.

The chamber board, staff and our members would like to invite the public to nominate a deserving woman today. Nominations are open online until Monday, Jan. 9, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.:

The Barrie chamber utilizes Awardify, a user-friendly, secure, Canadian-made awards management platform, to ensure the integrity of the award selection process. Nominated by the public, the nominees will submit their applications to the system to then be evaluated by an impartial panel of judges from across Ontario.

The award recipients will be announced at the luncheon event on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at Liberty North. Tickets are now on sale at

The award categories for 2023 are:

  • Entrepreneur
  • Intrapreneur
  • Young Entrepreneur
  • Heart and Soul
  • Woman in Trade
  • Visionary

In addition to the high-level networking opportunities available, there are tremendous sponsorship and branding benefits:

  • Sold out year after year
  • Up to 300 audience members in attendance
  • Gala event in early March to correspond with International Women’s Day
  • Speaking opportunity at several sponsorship levels
  • Logo in print, digital and event materials
  • Pre- and post-event coverage across multiple media outlets

Join the celebration.