Highlighting Great Achievers

For the past several years Powell River Women In Business have held the Women of the Year Awards. This is our way of acknowledging and encouraging the women in our community to continue to do the good works that they put great effort, time and knowledge into, benefiting all of us and strengthening our community.

For the 2017 Awards, we had three categories:
A) Outstanding Woman In Business
B) Outstanding Woman~Under~30 In Business
C) Influential Woman In Community Service

Awards Dinner

Our 7th Annual Women of the Year Awards Dinner was held on May 17th, 2017. We had a record number of nominees this year! Congratulations to everyone who was nominated, and keep up the good work. Your efforts are appreciated among your staff, customers and the community.

2017 Women Of The Year

Congratulations to our winners:

Category A)  – Melanie Alsager, Sunshine Coast Health Centre
Category B)  – Christina Maitland, Raincoast Kombucha
Category C)  – Ashley Hull, United Way


Winners for 2016

Our 2016 Awards had two categories: Best Female Entrepreneur and Influential Woman for Non-Profit.

Congratulations to the winners for 2016:
Best Female Entrepreneur — Elaine Steiger, The Basket Case
Influential Woman for Non-Profit — Laura Passek, Powell River Kings Hockey Club Society & Logger Sports Executive

Nomination Form

Our next Awards will be May 2018.