CIWB Awards

Nominations for the 2021 Calgary Influential Women in Business Awards are now CLOSED. Thank you so much to the Calgary community for such amazing nominations. We will celebrate the winners on June 16th, 2021.

2021 Calgary Influential Women in Business Awards Nomination Form

Deadline: April 15, 2021

Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases across North America, we have decided to postpone the 2021 Calgary Influential Women in Business Awards to June 16th, 2021. As a result, the nomination deadline will be pushed back to April 15, 2021 and more details of the June event will be provided in due course. Calgary, we appreciate your ongoing support and look forward to seeing you in the New Year!

Calgary is seeking outstanding businesswomen to recognize their achievements in private or public sector companies. Honourees are chosen based on the criteria of professional accomplishments, influence, and business community involvement.

Five women and one man will be profiled in Business in Calgary and honoured at the awards gala on June 16th, 2021.

Nominations for next years awards will open in Fall 2021. Please fill out the nomination form below, or download the nomination form as a pdf and email it to

Eligibility Criteria:
  • Nominees must be based in Calgary
  • Nominees must identify as Female (except under the Male Champion category)
  • Nominees must be available to attend the Awards Gala Dinner on June 16 2021, if selected.
Nomination Process:

Complete the online nomination form to follow.

Supporting materials must be submitted as attachments. Please include:

  • Two References (other than the nominator)
  • Two letters of recommendation for the nominee (other than the nominator, can be same people as references, one-page max)
  • A copy of the nominee's up-to-date curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages). Please include, in point form, key elements of the nominee's career and education. Please exclude publications and published works.
Please Note:
  • Nominators may submit nominations for more than one individual.
  • Self-nominations will also be accepted. Please do not submit multiple nominations for one individual.
  • All nomination forms and supporting materials must be submitted online.