The Annual Women in Business Gala Awards Dinner will take place on Thursday, October 23, 2014, at the Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront, 300 Esplanade, Sydney.

Please accept this invitation to nominate a deserving woman from Cape Breton for her contribution to the local economy in one of the categories outlined under Women in Business.

The deadline for nominations is 12:00 noon on Friday, October 10, 2014.  For an ENTRY FORM, please click here!

Nomination forms can be sumitted by e-mail to; faxed to 902-562-2866, or mailed to the Cape Breton Small Business Development Centre, 77 Kings Road, Sydney, B1S 1A2.

Eligibility requirements are that:

  • The nominee is a resident of Cape Breton Island or Mulgrave and that the business also operates in Cape Breton or Mulgrave.
  • That the nominee is at least 50 % owner of her business.
  • That the company is registered with Nova Scotia Registry of Joint Stocks or federally incorporated. 
  • That the company is in good standing with Canada Revenue Agency. 

These requirements will be confirmed with all nominees when applications are received.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Joyce MacDougall
902-562-2201 or 1-800-818-2201

Questions/Comments, please email

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