PRESS RELEASE — SANTA ANA, Calif., June 21, 2019 — The Alliance of Channel Women, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of female channel leaders in technology, announced today a call for nominations for the 2019 ACW LEAD Award, an initiative that recognizes exceptional women in the channel. The organization is accepting nominations for the ACW LEAD Award now through July 28, 2019.
The ACW LEAD Award is presented annually to celebrate women who are courageous, creative, collaborative, connected and confident in advancing channel careers. It also seeks to inspire other channel women to follow their lead.
Winners of the award will be honored at a ceremony during the Alliance of Channel Women ACWConnect Live! Networking Event, from 5-8 p.m., Sept. 9, in Washington, D.C., during Channel Partners Evolution. (NOTE: Nominees must be present to win the award.)
“The ACW LEAD Awards were designed to give the channel community and the ACW membership an opportunity to recognize and uplift extraordinary female peers who contribute to the continuous growth and support of women in the channel,” said ACW President Stacy Conrad, Director Channel Sales, Southeast, TPx Communications. “It is with great pleasure that ACW continues honoring exceptional women in technology who inspire other women to follow their lead.”
Nominations will be accepted through July 28, 2019, via an online application. Nominations may come from third parties or candidates themselves. All applicants will be required to demonstrate leadership and innovation in the channel as well as support, advocacy and mentorship of women in the channel.
Winners will be selected from among the nominees by a vote of the ACW Board of Directors and Awards Committee.
About the Alliance of Channel Women
Founded in 2010, the Alliance of Channel Women is a not-for-profit organization of women in the indirect sales channel of the telecom and IT industry. The Alliance of Channel Women brings us together to empower and advance women’s careers and leadership roles in the technology channel through education, community, advocacy and opportunities for personal growth. To learn more and to become a member, please visit www.allianceofchannelwomen.org.