Though the WBN hosts a variety of different events throughout the year, the following events are considered the most important on the WBN calendar.

BYAs Finalists Cocktail Reception
Presented by PWL Capital Inc

Meet, Mingle and Celebrate along with this year’s Honorary Chair Sandra Tisiot, as we
announce our twelve 2019 BYAs finalists.

Join us February 26th, 2019, at LAGO Bar & Grill from 6:30- 8:30pm, as we formally
announce and introduce the twelve finalists vying for the Businesswoman of the Year
Awards. Nominated for their business brilliance and accomplishments, in each of the
BYA categories which include: Organization, Professional, Emerging and Established

The evening will be hosted by Julie Beun, talented writer, publicist and journalist.
This prestigious honour has recognized the accomplishments of outstanding women in
the National Capital Region since 1983.

We hope you join us in celebration!

2019 BYAs Gala
Presented by PWL Capital Inc

Join us Thursday, April 11th at the luxurious Infinity Convention Centre from 5:30-10
pm, as we come together to shine the spotlight on incredibly accomplished and inspiring
women from Ottawa’s business community.

The BYAs – the Businesswoman of the Year Awards Gala presented by PWL Capital Inc,
recognize twelve outstanding women selected as finalists in the Emerging Entrepreneur,
Professional, Organization and Established Entrepreneur categories for their expertise,
achievements and community involvement.

This dazzling, sell-out soiree is a must attend for Ottawa’s business elite.

For ticket information, please visit:

Click here to register for BYA Finalist Cocktail Reception on February 26, 2019.

Click here to register for the BYA Gala on April 11, 2019.


  • Annual WBN Charity Golf Tournament


    Click here to watch the 2018 Golf Video

    Join the Game! Making a difference, one swing at a time. This 9 hole golf tournament is in support of Healthy Women Healthy Community, an initiative of the Ottawa Hospital Foundation, which is committed to women’s health in our region. Any level of golfer is welcome to join us at the WBN Golf Tournament. 

    Come together with professionals, entrepreneurs, and businesses to share in an afternoon of golf, sun, and friendly competition while at the same time supporting a wonderful cause!


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  • Annual Members Meeting

    The Annual Members Meeting (AMM) is a WBN member-only cocktail style celebration. This evening celebrates and recognizes WBN volunteers and  showcases members at the  "marketplace" and includes a fiscal overview of WBN's financial and strategic position with a Town Hall  question and answer session with the WBN Executive.

    The AMM is a great opportunity to network with WBN members and to be a part of shaping the WBN for current and future members!


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  • The WBN President's Holiday Reception

    Come get your jingle on at the WBN President’s Holiday Reception!

    Every December, the WBN President invites members and their guests to get in the holiday spirit with the WBN Holiday Cocktail Party.  A silent auction showcases WBN sponsors and members and gives back to the WBN charity of Choice, Healthy Women Healthy Community. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres,  sweet treats and wine and join us in celebrating the merriment of this HOHOliday.

    Join us on Thursday, December 6th for the 2018 President's Holiday Reception - Register Now!

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