WARREN, Mich., Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA) is seeking nominations for exceptional professional women to be honored at its 17th Annual "Women and Leadership in the Workplace" Symposium and Awards Luncheon. The MBPA is dedicated to recognizing women who have attained significant achievements, peer recognition and are committed to the advancement of issues related to women in the business world. This women's event will be held January 16, 2013 at The Henry in Dearborn.
The awards will be presented to women in eight categories including business, professional, civic affairs/government, media, human service/philanthropy, education, small business achievement and Shooting Stars (Under 40). Nominations should be submitted by September 30, 2012.
The goal of this event is to promote high professional standards, encourage leadership, provide education through workshops and assure equal advantages for women. Submit nominations online at www.michbusiness.org or by mail: MBPA Awards Committee, 27700 Hoover Road, Warren, MI 48093. For more information, call 888.277.6464 or visit www.michbusiness.org.
Based in Warren, Mich., the MBPA is the largest business organization of small to medium-sized businesses in Michigan, representing more than 20,000 members who employ over 160,0000 persons. Members include attorneys, physicians, architects, accountants, construction companies, banks, retail, wholesalers, manufacturers and the like. Member businesses receive numerous benefits including free legal and financial consultations; discounted technology, automotive and office products; employee training and recruitment assistance; and competitive insurance rates. The MBPA is a sister association to the Michigan Food & Beverage Association (MFBA).
Contact: Sue Voyles (734) 667-2005
-or- Jennifer Kluge (586) 393-8800 – B
SOURCE Michigan Business and Professional Association