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Nominate a top woman in your industry! This event recognizes the integral role women play in hardware and building supply. 

We will celebrate in Chicago this fall with a 2-day event! Day 1 includes a celebratory dinner and the award ceremony where all winners will be recognized on stage. Day 2 includes the keynote speaker, inspiring educational panels run by the top women in the industry, and concludes with a networking luncheon.

In addition, all Top Women Winners will be recognized in the November issue of HBSDealer.

Honorees are chosen based on nominations from industry peers in the following award categories:

Business Excellence Award:

This award recognizes a leader who has demonstrated achievement, growth, and success in the hardware and home improvement industry; embraced education and community service, and inspired others to follow a similar path.

Rising Stars Award

This award recognizes a talented professional with the potential to make a significant, positive difference within her company and within the industry for years to come.

Eligibility Rules

  • Nominees must work in the hardware & building supply industry (dealer, distributor or vendor/supplier)
  • Nominators are encouraged to share specific initiatives, achievements and examples of leadership in order to present a full picture of a candidate.
  • Nominees cannot win the same award two years in a row.
  • Self-nominations are welcome. 

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