It’s now nomination time, with a deadline of 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 11.
How Does It Work?
Nominate any local woman small business owner you think deserves to win this award (please nominate only one individual per form).
Nominations will be reviewed by an appointed committee and two winners will be selected.
At a reception held on Thursday, Oct. 25, all nominees who attend will be recognized and receive a gift. Two of these nominees, one from Graham County and one from Greenlee County, will be recognized as our Grand Prize Winners and each will receive $1,000.
More than 11.6 million businesses are owned by women, employing nearly 9 million people and generating $1.7 trillion in sales in 2017.
This accounts for 39% of privately owned businesses in the U.S. The Gila Valley Small Business Woman of the Year Committee was formed to encourage and promote the celebration of these achievements.
If you have questions about the event or the process, contact Charmaine Chidester at (928) 651-3673.