Countdown on for 2017 Top Women in Grocery Noms

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Countdown on for 2017 Top Women in Grocery Noms


The official countdown is on for the March 20 deadline for nominations for Progressive Grocer’s 2017 Top Women in Grocery awards program, which recognizes the integral role women play across all segments of the retail food industry.

Nominations are open to women across all sectors of the grocery industry – for above-and-beyond achievements logged between  April 2016 - March 1, 2017 – from the retailer/wholesaler and supplier/vendor communities in three categories:

  • Senior-level Executives (title of Vice President or higher)
  • Rising Stars (titles lower than Vice President)
  • Store Managers (titles of Store Manager, Store Director, Area/Region Director)

Progressive Grocer will present this year’s slate of Top Women in Grocery in its June 2017 issue, which will be devoted to showcasing overall excellence and continued achievement among female movers and shakers in the North American retail food industry. All Top Women in Grocery winners will also be recognized at an evening gala awards celebration in Orlando, Fla., in early November. The gala event will again be preceded by a daytime leadership development educational and networking program.

All nominations must provide convincing details of extraordinary achievements – such as leading innovative corporate initiatives, executing/delivering extraordinary financial and/or strategic objectives, astute problem-solving acumen and achieving exceptional performance benchmarks – attained during the specified timeframe.

Past Top Women in Grocery winners are eligible to enter but are required to include a minimum of three unique and significant accomplishments/achievements attained during the 12-month entry period beyond those thate have been recognized in previous years.

Deadline for nominations is March 20, 2017.

For more information or to nominate a 2016 Top Women in Grocery, please click here:

Highlights of TWIG’s 2016 celebration can be found here