Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment has announced that nominations are now open early for the 17th Annual Wonder Women Awards, which honor top female executives, thought leaders, entrepreneurs and other changemakers for their accomplishments within the toy, licensing and the entertainment industries.
Coinciding with WIT’s 30th Anniversary, the 2021 Wonder Women Awards are expected to be held for the first time in Los Angeles, Calif., in late September. Date and location of the event will be announced at a later date.
“The WIT Wonder Women Awards celebrate the women whose exceptional achievements and successes have made a significant impact on our industry,” says Genna Rosenberg, co-chair, Wonder Women Awards. “We look forward to celebrating and recognizing these remarkable leaders and to reimagining this exciting annual event for the entire WIT community.”
From now through April 30, anyone may any woman who has made an impact in toys, licensing or entertainment.
2021 Wonder Women Award categories include:
- Designer | Inventor
- Licensor | Entertainment
- Licensee | Manufacturer
- Marketing | PR
- Rising Star
- Social Good
- COVID-19 Hero
- Deal Maker
- Unsung Hero
- Wonder Girl
Click here for full category descriptions and guidelines.
“Each year, WIT brings together hundreds of industry players to honor powerhouse women who inspire us all, and who play a pivotal role in their companies,” says Jennifer Caveza, co-chair, Wonder Women Awards. “This will be a celebratory night for all in our industry, in a special new location befitting of the superstars we will honor.”
All nominee submissions will be reviewed by the Wonder Women Committee and WIT staff to ensure eligibility is met. The slate of finalists will be determined by vote conducted by the WIT Board of Directors, Advisory Board and Chapter Chairs and will be based on the nominee’s achievements and criteria provided.
Voting for the winners will be conducted by the entire WIT community, including all active WIT members, Chapter Chairs, its Board of Directors and Advisory Board.
To nominate a WIT Wonder Woman, please visit www.WomenInToys.com.