OC 2021 Women in Business Awards Nomination Form

The ORANGE COUNTY BUSINESS JOURNAL is proud to announce the 28th 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).
  • 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 Melanie Collins at collins@ocbj.com. This is optional.
  • SUBMIT nomination form, digital photo and ALL supporting materials by Noon, July 20, 2022.


  • The Orange County Business Journal will publish the Woman in Business Special Report featuring profiles and photos of this year’s nominees on September 12, 2022.
  • Winners will be announced at the 28th Annual Women in Business Awards Luncheon & Program on October 20, 2022 at the Irvine Marriot

For more information, please contact Melanie Collins, signature events manager, via email at collins@ocbj.com;
phone 949-833-8373, ext. 209; or fax to 949-833-8751.