Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM CDT
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Avalon Manor 
3550 E Lincoln Hwy
Merrillville, IN 46410

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Northwest Indiana Influential Women Association 

2019 Influential Women of Northwest Indiana Awards Banquet 

Influential Women of Northwest Indiana awards banquet celebrates the achievements of women that have redefined their companies, industries, and communities through their examples as leaders and innovators.

The annual banquet honors both established professionals and up-and-coming women in 12 industry categories in Northwest Indiana, as well as companies that have demonstrated outstanding support for women. Categories include: Arts, Business, Construction/Manufacturing, Economic Development/Government, Education, Finance, Healthcare, Law, Marketing/Media, Nonprofit, Service/Tourism, and STEM. Additional awards are given for the Empowering Business of the Year, Community Leader of the Year, and Supporter of the Year, and the special Torch Award.

Mark your calendars for this year’s event and join us in celebrating the next generation of inductees as they continue to shape the future of our region’s economy and way of life. Participating in the awards banquet is one of the best ways to showcase your company’s commitment to supporting the success of women in our region. In addition to the awards, the evening features plenty of networking opportunities with representatives from many leading companies in addition to drinks and gourmet hors d’oeuvres.

Not Just For Women

The Influential Women of Northwest Indiana Awards is not just an event for women. This event celebrates the joint efforts of women and men, working together to improve women’s businesses and the community in which we live.

Sponsorships and Tickets:

  • Over 750 men, women, and businesses will be in attendance. It will be a packed house!
  • There are typically two ways finalists attend the banquet:
    • The finalist’s company can purchase a sponsorship, table, or tickets. One of those tickets will be utilized for the finalist. Some companies may also invite family members to be a part of their table. That is at the discretion of the company. Please thank your company on behalf of Influential Women of Northwest Indiana for their sponsorship. It truly makes a difference.
    • The finalist can purchase his or her own individual ticket. We will make certain if you have purchased an individual ticket, you will be seated with other individual finalists!
  • Sponsorships are what make this event possible but in no way determines winners.
  • Children are welcome with a ticket. This is a great opportunity to show how hard work and perseverance pays off. However, only a small number of children are generally in attendance.

Don’t wait! We sold over 750 tickets last year and packed the Avalon, don’t be left out!