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Nominate a Business Professional Today!

We can’t honor the special women in our community without your help! Please take some time to nominate a professional you think deserves to be recognized using the forms below. 

Hurry! Deadline to nominate is Monday, June 24th, 2024


Business Leader of the Year

Each year the Southern Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce recognizes a remarkable individual who exemplifies the qualities of outstanding leadership, exceptional business acumen and selfless service to the community. Businesses and individuals are invited to submit nominations no later than Monday, June 24, 2024.


  1. Nominees may be owners, consultants, or employees in a corporation, business, government or non-profit organization with a business orientation.
  2. Membership is not required. Nominees need not be a current or former member of SCWCC to be considered.
  3. SCWCC board members or SCWCC foundation board members are not eligible for nomination.
  4. Nominees must be women or women-owned companies. 


  • Demonstrated leadership impact and results for her company, employees and community, through her coaching/mentoring, transparency and code of ethics.
  • Development of innovative events and/or programs, publications, research materials and online applications to enhance small business awareness and solutions.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in improving the environment for the creation and expansion of women owned businesses.
  • Demonstrated philanthropic activities that benefit other women owned businesses and the Colorado Springs Community.
  • Advocacy of the women-owned business community as a whole, not solely for individual personal advancement.
  • Exemplified resourcefulness, despite trials and tribulations that presented themselves in the past year.  

To submit a nominee

Complete the following information to the best of your ability. Remember your nomination is what our judges will use to determine our accolades winners. Please submit your nomination before the deadline of June 24th, 2024. 


    Nominations and all support materials must be received by Monday, June 24, 2024 via the online submission form. A headshot photo MUST accompany the nomination and the narrative.  The nomination must be complete upon submission, or it will not be accepted.

    For questions, please see the nomination guidelines online, call 719-442-2007, or email Annual Awards will be presented on Tuesday, August 13, 2024 – and all nominees must be available to accept the award in person, at the event.