Axis Connects’ Marnie Smith wryly noticed “We hosted our inaugural awards in 2020 and then we went residence for two yrs.” That 1,200 guests attended the 2022 Calgary Influential Females in Small business Awards on April 27 at the Telus Convention Centre shows we came back – massive time.
Hosted by Axis Connects, Calgary Influential Females in Small business honoured 6 excellent people for their contributions to the business enterprise local community. A 30-man or woman range committee, including popular leaders these as Rona Ambrose, Elizabeth Cannon, Deborah Yedlin and Curtis Stange, selected the five women of all ages and one particular person as award recipients.
Kudos and salutations to the adhering to honourees: Dawn Farrell, impartial director and chancellor at Mount Royal University and just lately retired CEO and president of TransAlta Corporation, who was presented with the Lifetime Accomplishment Award Huge Organization Award recipient was ENMAX Ability president Jana Mosley Small/Medium Business Award recipient was Eleanor Chiu, main fiscal officer with The Trico Team/Trico Properties Experienced Services Award recipient was Cheryl Sandercock, running director and co-head of electrical power A&D advisory for BMO Capital Markets Social Business Award honouree Kim Ruse, CEO of Calgary Women’s Unexpected emergency Shelter and Jim Dewald, dean and professor in Haskayne University of Small business at the College of Calgary, who was the receiver of the Male Winner Award.
Other people amid the attendees in attendance provided: Axis Connects board chair Heather Culbert with colleagues Marnie Smith, Jenna Kaye, Katie Smith-Mother or father, Brenna Hardy and Amber Griffith Mayor Jyoti Gondek Jim Davidson, co-founder of FirstEnergy Capital and board director with ATB and Topaz Power, (recipient of the 2021 Male Winner Award) with his spouse Anne Davidson philanthropist Ron Mathison Postmedia’s Lorne Motley and Dean Jager very pleased spouse of award recipient Eleanor Chiu, Wayne Chiu, founder and CEO of the Trico Team, who will be honoured with a 2022 Distinguished Company Chief Award on June 23 Light Lion founder and director Lana Rogers and other individuals pictured.