Women’s Networking Groups provide lucrative opportunities and added value to the bottom line… They are power circles that enhance personal professional and company brands… The success of a person’s career depends on the strength of her network, expertise, hard work and the ability to build relationships.

The Businesswoman of the Year Awards (BYA) Gala

Thursday, April 19, 2018 – Infinity Convention Centre

On Thursday April 19, 2018, over 400 people will gather at The Infnity Convention Centre for the prestigious Businesswoman of the Year (BYA) Awards The BYA’s celebrate the business achievements, professional expertise and leadership of outstanding women in the National Capital Region and is presented to four recipients in the professional, organization, emerging entrepreneur and established entrepreneur categories.

The BYAs are proudly supported by the Women’s Business Network.

2018 BYA Sponsorship Opportunities

Annual Sponsors

Annual Sponsors enjoy benefits all year. Sponsorship That Best Suits You! Enrich your business and the community by sponsoring the WBN. Create your own recipe for success with a custom sponsorship package — one that will meet your business goals.

Download Annual Sponsorship Opportunities

Naming Sponsorships

Brand your name on WBN Events

Attach your name to our sold-out monthly WBN Mix & Mingle Breakfast networking event or the monthly WineDown. Check out the Inspiration Level Sponsorship in the Annual Opportunities.


The Women’s Business Network sponsors three annual scholarships for female students in recognition of scholastic and leadership achievements.

  • A scholarship for entry level applicants for the Masters of Business Administration program for the University of Ottawa
  • A scholarship for a third or fourth year student in a Bachelor of Commerce degree at Carleton University
  • A scholarship for an applicant of the graduating year of a two-year business program at Algonquin College

Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Sponsorship is a perfect opportunity to reinforce your company’s image as an active community partner.
The WBN invites you to the Broadway Across Canada – 23rd Annual WBN Charity Golf Tournament. 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. With their leading-edge technology and ground-breaking procedures, The Ottawa Hospital is a critical resource for thousands of women dealing with chronic health problems and/or a difficult diagnosis. The WBN is extremely proud to be a part of this important cause.


Learn more about the specific benefits per sponsor by downloading available opportunities below.

2018 sponsorship opportunities to be announced in Early 2018.

View Golf Sponsorship Opportunities

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Susan Dagg Fulton, Executive Director: susan@womensbusinessnetwork.ca