For the past 18 years the Business Record has recognized women who have made outstanding contributions to the community in a variety of areas with the Women of Influence awards.

Nominate today:
Nominations are now open and being accepted for Women of Influence awards, the Woman Business Owner of the Year award and the Emerging Business Woman of the Year. Nominations will be accepted for all three awards through noon on May 26.

The Business Record will select from the pool of nominees the Central Iowa women who have been influential in their chosen fields and/or for their contributions to civic and philanthropic organizations. The winners will be honored at our annual event Aug. 10.

Nomination forms:
Women of Influence
UNI Woman Business Owner of the Year
Meredith Emerging Business Woman of the Year

More information:
Click here for the process and selection criteria for each award.

Past Honorees
Every year our staff interviews each of the honorees and writes profiles of them for the Business Record. Meet past honorees: 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | All Honorees