2020 Women of the Year Awards… Join Us Feb. 28!

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Date: February 28
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost: $40 – $50
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2221 NE 3rd St., Ste. 100
Bend, OR 97701

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Bend Chamber

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The 2020 Women of the Year Awards is presented by the Bend Chamber in partnership with The Source Weekly and sponsored, for the sixth year in a row, by US Bank. The Women of the Year Awards showcases inspirational stories and extraordinary achievements by formally recognizing and celebrating the outstanding contributions of individuals in our region. The Women of the Year Awards honor exceptional individuals of all ages, of diverse cultures and roles, celebrating their power to spark change and improve their community and beyond. Attendees at this year’s awards ceremony will be treated to great food and entertainment – all included in the price of admission!

Our emcee this year is Moe Carrick

Nominations are now closed!

Thank you for all of the submissions.


2020 Categories:

Woman of the Year

Click here to view all the nominees for the Woman of the Year Award

Lifetime Achievement

Award sponsored by Cascade Publications Inc – Cascade Business News

Click here to view all the nominees for the Lifetime Achievement Award

NEW!! Advancing Women

Award sponsored by US Bank

Click here to view all the nominees for the Advancing Women Award

Community Hero

Award sponsored by Johnson Benefit Planning

Click here to view all the nominees for the Community Hero Award

Young Hero (High school senior through college senior)

Award sponsored by Webfoot

Click here to view all the nominees for the Young Hero Award

Free child care during the awards ceremony!

We are providing free, professional child care to attendees with little ones. Space is limited, though. We can accommodate 25 infants and 20 toddler+ age children. To reserve a place for your infant or child (under 10) register early and be sure to tell us their age(s).

Young Hero Scholarship!!

The Women of the Year Young Hero Scholarship fund helps provide educational financial support to the Young Hero award winner. The award will include one $4,000 scholarship for the winner. Thank you to our scholarship fund investors: Express Employment Professionals, Robberson Ford Lincoln Mazda, Bigfoot Beverages and Hayden Homes

Women of the Year Sponsorships

Get in front of hundreds of Bend’s business leaders and decision makers! The 2020 Women of the Year Awards is a gathering and celebration of women and girls in our community. Join the likes of US Bank (Platinum Sponsor) with a sponsorship that fits your needs. Contact Lila Owen at

Thank you to our supporting sponsors:

Cascade Publications Inc – Cascade Business News, Central Oregon Daily/Zolo Media, Combined Communications Inc, Horizon Broadcasting Group, The Bulletin

2020 Judges: 

Connie Druliner, Aisha Ali, Bill Anderson, Emi Baxter, Emile Cortes, Deb Flagan, Sarah Lauderdale, Erika McCalpine, Wendy McGrane, Martha Rogers, Leah Ross,  Nicole Vulcan





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