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  • Women in the Pet Industry Network accepting Women of the Year applications

    Release Date: Tuesday, June 24 , 2014

    Women in the Pet Industry Network (WIPIN), a pet industry organization focused on women who want to grow their businesses, is seeking nominations for the pet industry’s leading female professionals for their second annual Pet Industry Women of the Year Awards. The winners will be announced at WIPIN’s “All About Growth” Conference & Awards Show on August 15, 2014.

    “The Pet Industry Women of the Year Awards were designed to recognize the amazing females who dedicate their time and talents to improving the lives of all pets—dogs, cats, birds, fish, horses and exotics—and their parents,” said Shawna Schuh, president of WIPIN. “The awards are a celebration of women who have devoted their lives to the pet industry and shine as beacons of women helping women and pets with passion.”

    Award categories include Solopreneur, Entrepreneur, Corporation, Advocate and Rising Star. Five finalists will be named in each category, and one overall Pet Industry Woman of The Year will be chosen from the 25 finalists. The Pet Industry Woman of the Year will receive an award package worth thousands of dollars in training and exposure.

    Nominations will be accepted through June 27, 2014, and the entry fee is $45 for WIPIN members and $85 for non-members.