Leadership Series


March 01, 2018
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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Louisville Marriott East
1903 Embassy Square Blvd.
Louisville, KY 40299


Please join us for the

24th Annual NAWBO EPIC Awards Dinner

EPIC stands for Excellence as a woman business owner, Professional accomplishments during the past 5 years, Initiative and creativity in addressing major challenges in her business, and Civic and community involvement. These are all qualities that women business owners display each and every day. The judges are prominent members of the business community, and base their decisions on these four areas. 

Featuring International Fashion Icon Mireya Villarreal, Founder and Designer, Pink Pewter Collection


2017 Award Categories 

  • Strive Business Owner of the Year- Businesses between 3-10 years
  • Thrive Business Owner of the Year- Businesses 11+ years     
  • Humanitarian Award - A business owner showing dedication and committment to our community.
  • Supporting Partner Award- A business owner that works in a role supporting women-owned businesses, entrepreneurship, and the mission of NAWBO.
  • The Influencer of the Year Award - A LIVE VOTE will determine this award based on the message delivered by each finalist.  


Join us on the red carpet with Emcee Madison Cork of Cork Communications. Mix and mingle with the finalists and some of the most influencial business women and men in the city.  We will boast the "EPICTale" signature cocktails of the evening at our evening cocktail reception, serve a fabulous three course seated dinner, celebrate the  EPIC Award winners and SURVIVE graduates and you will have the opportunity to take part in naming the NAWBO Influencer of the Year through our live voting  platform.  

Thank you to all of our sponsors who made EPIC possible:

Platinum and Founding Sponsors



Keynote, VIP Celbration and Event Management Sponsors:


Gold Sponosors




Silver Sponsors






Interested in sponsorhip opportunities?  Contact Wendy Hall at director@nawbokentucky.org


$99.00 EPIC Awards Dinner - Member

$125.00 EPIC Awards Dinner - Guest Pricing

$1,000.00 Table of 8