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Welcome to the 2021 Top Women in Media Awards! 


Final Deadline Extension: Friday, August 6

The annual Top Women in Media Awards were created to celebrate, inspire and bring together the women who make Publishing such a dynamic community. Each year, the awards program honors 80+ leaders who have made a lasting impact on their brands, organizations and markets—spotlighting the diversity and progress of our industry.

Do you know a woman who is innovating media in new ways and guiding her businesses into new markets? Then she deserves to join the ranks of Top Women in Media Honorees like Myrna Blyth of AARP, Sarah McConville of Harvard Business Review, Alison Overholt of ESPN, Bonnie Kintzer of Trusted Media Brands, Martha Stewart of Martha Stewart Living & Martha Stewart Weddings and more.

*Self-nominations are welcome, and previous Top Women honorees are eligible to make the list multiple years in a row.

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  • Early Rate Deadline: July 16, 2021 — $325 per initial entry, $200 per each copy of your entry submitted to additional categories.
  • Standard Rate Deadline: July 17-23, 2021 — $375 per initial entry, $250 per each copy of your entry submitted to additional categories.
  • Final Deadline: July 23, 2021 EXTENDED THROUGH AUGUST 6 — a $75 late fee will be applied to each additional entry received after July 23,2021.

To begin your entry, click START A NEW ENTRY and proceed with the below. (If you already have an account, simply sign in on the left):

  1. Select the category you would like to enter from the drop down.
  2. Answer the questions regarding the nominee and entry contact.
  3. Complete the entry form. Upload any supporting materials, and select SAVE at the bottom of the page.
  4. If you'd like to submit the same nominee into an additional category select "I'd like to enter this submission in another category". Once saved, click ADD TO CART.
  5. To add another entry, select "START A NEW ENTRY."

After all entries are complete, return to your cart. Select CHECKOUT to enter your payment information and then PROCESS to officially submit your entries.

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Questions? Contact Trish Borrelli at tborrelli@accessintel.com. Happy nominating!