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Last call for Canada's women entrepreneurs to enter the new and improved PROFIT W100

    PROFIT Magazine makes its final call for entries

    TORONTO, July 22 /CNW/ - The deadline for identifying Canada's Top Women
Entrepreneurs is fast approaching.
    Now in its 11th year, the PROFIT W100: Canada's Top Women Entrepreneurs
is the Canada's largest celebration of entrepreneurial achievement by women.
But this year, changes to the ranking criteria will open the program to
smaller firms and companies across a wider range of industries.
    What more, PROFIT is launching a new ranking of up-and-coming women
entrepreneurs who deserve recognition for their early successes.
    Anyone who manages or knows of a woman-owned company is invited to submit
a nomination by completing the simple entry form found at Self-nominations are encouraged.
    Candidates and nominators looking for more information can call the
toll-free PROFIT W100 hotline at 1-800-713-GROW or visit But ACT NOW, as the application deadline is
July 31, 2009.
    PROFIT will honour Canada's Top Women Entrepreneurs in its November issue
and at the PROFIT W100 Idea Exchange, an exclusive conference geared to
helping W100 winners strengthen their companies and management skills in
collaboration with other female entrepreneurs.
    Winning firms are backed by a national publicity campaign that generates
extensive consumer and trade media coverage.
    For a list of last year's winners and stories about their best practices,

    About PROFIT Magazine:

    PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada's pre-eminent
publication dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small
and mid-sized businesses. For more than 25 years, Canadian entrepreneurs
across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because
it's a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them
increase their revenue, boost their profitability and get the recognition they
deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Published six
times a year by Rogers Publishing Ltd., PROFIT is distributed almost
exclusively to the chief executives of companies with 5 to 250 employees and
annual revenue of $1 million to $25 million, reaching more than 300,000
readers across Canada. Visit PROFIT online at