Women of Excellence Awards 2019: Call for Nominations

The Path to Purchase Institute’s Women of Excellence 2018 honorees in the “Innovation” category, from left to right, Bree Glaeser, Cathy Allin and Julie Fisher.

The Path to Purchase Institute announces its call for nominations for the fourth annual Women of Excellence Awards, recognizing female brand marketers, retailers and agency executives and solution providers for their achievements in influencing shoppers along the path to purchase.

Nominations for the Women of Excellence Awards will be accepted until 12 p.m. CST on Aug. 23 in four categories including collaboration, innovation, leadership and “rising star.”

The Women of Excellence Awards is the top networking event at the reimagined Path to Purchase Expo, which will take place on Nov. 13-14 in Chicago. Path to Purchase Expo is the largest annual gathering of Path to Purchase Institute members, retailers and industry leaders, from the most established to the newest emerging companies and brands, to gain actionable insights, explore best-in-class case studies and find inspiration to drive shopper engagement all along the path to purchase.

This year, the Path to Purchase Institute continues its partnership with the Network of Executive Women (NEW), the largest women’s leadership organization serving the retail and consumer goods industry. It is focused on advancing all women and a powerful advocate for gender equality. NEW is a growing community of nearly 13,000 members from over 900 companies. NEW has over 100 corporate partners and 22 regions in the U.S. and Canada.

To nominate the outstanding women in your organization, submit your nomination through the official entry website: Nominations are due Aug. 23 at midnight. Multiple nominations are welcome. 

Everyone is welcome to join the celebration. Every ticket to the Path to Purchase Expo includes access to the awards reception the evening of Nov. 13. To purchase your all-access ticket to Path to Purchase Expo visit