Orange County Business Journal

The Orange County Business Journal is proud to announce the TWENTY-SECOND ANNUAL WOMEN IN BUSINESS Awards. This event is designed to recognize five outstanding professional women who have made significant contributions to their organizations, their professions and the Orange County community as determined by our judging panel. Self-nominations are welcome.



  • OBTAIN THE NOMINEE’S CONSENT to participate in this awards program.
  • ALL SECTIONS of the nomination form must be completed for consideration by the Selection Committee (complete online, or submit PDF form via e-mail or fax).
  • UPLOAD a detailed statement of the nominee’s accomplishments in the following areas: Within her organization - In her industry - In the OC community - on a personal level. Financial data is encouraged, but is not mandatory (PLEASE NOTE: Unless requested otherwise, financial data may be included in the nominee’s bio in the Women in Business Advertising Supplement).
  • UPLOAD a full-color, high-resolution digital head-and-shoulders photo of the nominee.
  • UPLOAD supporting materials (letters of recommendation, copies of news articles, etc.) or email materials to Jayne Kennedy at
  • SUBMIT nomination form, digital photo and ALL supporting materials by Friday, March 25, 2016.


  • The Orange County Business Journal will publish a special Woman in Business Advertising Supplement featuring profiles and photos of this year’s nominees on April 11, 2016.
  • Winners will be announced at the Twenty-Second Annual Women in Business Awards Luncheon & Program on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at the Hotel Irvine.

NOMINATIONS DEADLINE: Friday, March 25, 2016

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For more information, please contact Jayne Kennedy, Senior Events Manager, via email at; phone 949-833-8373, ext. 209; or fax to 949-833-8751.