Nominate leading people in the industry making a difference everyday. Now accepting nominations through August 30th.

Tradesperson of the Year

A person working in a trades career that excels in their career and is an advocate for workers in the industry.

Operator of the Year

A person whose job responsibilities are primarily machine or heavy equipment operations who is excelling at their career and being a positive example for current and future operators.               

Engineer of the Year

A person whose job responsibilities are primarily engineering related who is excelling at their career and being a positive example for current and future engineers.

Emerging Leader of the Year

A person with less than 10 years of experience in their industry who is emerging as a leader through excelling at projects and or advocating for people in their field. 

Maintenance & Reliability Professional of the Year

A person whose job responsibilities are primarily maintenance & reliability focused and has a passion for maintaining equipment and promoting a safe workplace.

Manufacturer Rep/Distributor of the Year

A manufacturer’s representative or distributor that is excelling in their industry and helping customers find innovative solutions to their problems.

Social Media Marketer of the Year

A person whose job responsibilities are primarily marketing related with an emphasis on social media marketing and is a role model for people in industry.

Industry Advocacy

A person who advocates for the advancement of people working in industry and the trades.

Salesperson of the Year

A person whose job responsibilities are primarily sales related with a proven track record of success.

Leadership in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

A person who is fostering an environment that proactively engages in diverse representation, equal opportunities, and belonging.

Podcast Guest of the Year

An Empowering Industry Podcast guest that shows a true passion for the industry and is a role model to current and future workers in the in industry. 

Supply Chain Innovator

A person whose job responsibilities are primarily supply chain related. This person thinks outside the box to create solutions that positively impact their work environment, professional peers, and/or effectuate change in the industry.

Mentor of the Year

A person who plays an active role in industry and is a role model for both current and future workers in the industry. 

Tips for Submission: 

Include a letter of recommendation from the nominator and or someone who is directly impacted by the nominee - for example when submitting a nominee for mentor of the year, including a statement from a mentee will help showcase the merit. 

Include specific examples of how she meets the requirements for the award.

We want to promote women who are succeeding in their careers because through their example they are good ambassadors for all women currently working in the industry and for younger women looking to start their careers. With this in mind, tell us why your nominee should be celebrated.

Rules & Fine Print: 

When submitting a nomination form for a person, you can only choose a maximum of three categories.​

Winners will be chosen by an anonymous vote by the event Steering Committee and results are final.

Winners will be announced during #EPIC2022

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