This award recognises inspirational women whose work and ideas have generated consumer excitement through top-of-class creative thinking. The winner will be a woman who has not only set the standard for creative excellence but also raised the bar.
Making Media Matter
This award recognises outstanding women who have worked to ignite positive change through making meaningful decisions in media planning and buying. An exceptional woman who has contributed profoundly to our understanding of media and using it for the better.
This award recognises outstanding women who have ignited positive change by introducing new technology to the industry. An exceptional woman leader who has contributed profoundly to our understanding of technology or deployment of new tech.
CEO of the Year *NEW CATEGORY*
This award recognises women CEOs who have excelled in providing demonstrated leadership that has been critical to the success of their organisations. Open to all leaders, owners, entrepreneurs, founders, employed professionals, and self-employed women who promote excellence among CEOs and C-Level executives and high professional standards amongst peers.
Entrepreneur of the Year *NEW CATEGORY*
This award recognises an entrepreneur who has demonstrated exemplary leadership traits. Open to women who work in a private-sector business entity in owning a business in operation for at least three years. Must be a Founder or Co-Founder of an organisation and be currently engaged in an active role.
Mentor of the Year *NEW CATEGORY*
This award recognises outstanding leadership and implementation of a mentorship program and personal development. The mentor/coach should have a minimum of one full year of mentoring/coaching one or more mentee(s); 8+ years of leadership/excellent track record of staff engagement/retention and acted as an inspiration to men/women.
Rising Star * FREE TO ENTER *
This award recognises women who have set themselves apart from their peers, have shown early success in their field and will maximise their full potential to be the next generation of women leaders in the industry. Open to professionals who are at the age of 30 or under as of 1 December 2021 or with less than 5 years experience in their chosen sector.
Note: This category will be broken down by the below industries and individually awarded;
Visionary Business Leader *NEW CATEGORY*
This award recognises an exceptional woman who has not only achieved growth for their businesses but a leader who has contributed in a profound way to our understanding of female leadership. Demonstrating the highest level of performance, exhibited strong business acumen and displayed a vital sphere of influence outside and within her organisation.
* Open to professionals with 15+ years of professional experience, executive-level position or industry equivalent and recognised by others as an exceptional leader.