Women Who Rock Awards 2022 - Treasure Coast

In honor of national womens small business month @ IRSC. SBDC, weVenture
Tuesday, October 11

11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Indian River State College
Mueller Campus
6155 College Lane
Vero Beach, FL 32966

Register for the
October 11 Event

Thursday, October 13

11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Indian River State College
Chastain Campus
2400 S. E. Salerno Road
Stuart, FL 34997

Register for the
October 13 Event

Luncheon Ticket: $50
Doors open at 11:00 a.m. | Buffet opens at 11:30 a.m.

Bank of America 
Presenting Sponsor:PNC Bank 

Seacoast Bank

weVENTURE Women’s Business Center in the Florida Tech Bisk College of Business strives to be the leading voice and resource for professional women on the Space and Treasure Coasts. Since 2012, we have hosted the Women Who Rock Awards in Brevard County as a way to elevate the profile of local women doing amazing work and leading through action.

As an SBA resource partner, weVENTURE WBC is excited to work with the SBDC at Indian River State College and presenting sponsor PNC Bank to bring this iconic and inspiring event to the Treasure Coast, as we celebrate National Women’s Small Business Month in October.

Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy. There are over 13 million women-owned businesses in America, and in the two years leading up to the pandemic, women of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds were starting 1,800 new businesses a day. Throughout the pandemic, this trend has continued. Enterprising women across diverse industries are helping lead economic recovery and bring our community together through their work.

Nominate a Woman Who Rocks!

Download the nomination form, complete and return no later than September 9, 2022. Provide specific details that show how the nominee meets or exceeds qualifications outlined in the award category. Nominations that are not applicable to the category or are incomplete will not be considered.

After evaluating nominations to ensure they meet the award criteria, finalists from each category will be announced and celebrated in event promotions during the weeks leading up to the event. One outstanding nominee from each category will be recognized as a 2022 recipient of the Women Who Rock Awards. For more information call (321) 674-7007 or to submit your nomination, send correspondence to weventure@fit.edu


Nominations will be accepted in the following categories: 

  • Female Small Business Owner of the Year, Presented by PNC Bank
  • Executive of the Year, Presented by Bank of America
  • Excellence in Mentorship, Presented by SBDC at IRSC
  • Women Trending in Tech, Presented by weVENTURE WBC
  • Excellence in Caregiving
Nominate a Woman Who Rocks!  (Download the .pdf nomination form)

Sponsorship Levels 

$150—One ticket to the luncheon, as well as a business-card-size ad in the program 

$250—Two tickets to the luncheon as well as a quarter-page ad in the event program

$500—Four tickets to the luncheon (1/2 table), as well as a quarter-page ad in the event program

$1,000 TABLE SPONSOR—Eight tickets to the luncheon, as well as a half-page ad in the event program

The following sponsor levels include eight tickets to the luncheon, as well as a full-page ad in the program.

$2,500 STEP AND REPEAT SPONSOR—Business logo included in the step and repeat banner used for photo opportunities

$2,500 AWARD CATEGORY SPONSOR—Opportunity for a representative from your business to present one award category at one of the luncheons ($5,000 to present at both)

$5,000 PRESENTING SPONSOR—Logo included on all event promotional materials, as well as on the gift to all nominees, and the opportunity for a representative from your business to speak at the event ($10,000 to present at both).

Invest in weVENTURE

weVENTURE is the leading regional voice and resource for female entrepreneurs and professional women. Investment from the local community allows us to provide low/no-cost business education and training to entrepreneurs in Brevard, Indian River and St. Lucie Counties. weVENTURE must fundraise to match the $150,000 annual grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Thank you for your support!

weVENTURE will be promoting this event throughout the Space and Treasure Coasts throughout August and September, in print and digital marketing campaigns.

For More Information

Kathryn Rudloff, Executive Director
Office: 321-674-7007
Cell: 202-306-2331

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