OC 2018 Women of the Year Awards Nomination Form

The ORANGE COUNTY BUSINESS JOURNAL is proud to announce the 24th annual WOMEN OF THE YEAR 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).
  • 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 kennedy@ocbj.com.
  • SUBMIT nomination form, digital photo and ALL supporting materials by Wednesday, March 21, 2018.


  • The Orange County Business Journal will publish the Woman in Special Report featuring profiles and photos of this year’s nominees on April 16, 2018.
  • Winners will be announced at the 24th Annual Women of the Year Awards Luncheon & Program on May 3, 2018 at the Hotel Irvine.

NOMINATIONS DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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