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.


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The Businesswoman of the Year Awards have recognized the accomplishments of outstanding women in the National Capital Region since 1983.

Sponsorship of the Businesswoman of the Year Awards (BYAs) is an opportunity to promote your brand and connect with prominent businesswomen, decision makers and individuals with strong networks and purchasing power. Commensurate with investment, sponsors are recognized through an integrated communications campaign.

2018 BYA Sponsorship Opportunities
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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.

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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.

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. 

Showcase your brand and share an afternoon of golf, sun and friendly competition with players from our business community all in support of a wonderful cause.

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For more information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Soula Burrell, Executive Director: soula@womensbusinessnetwork.ca