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 http://www.PROFITguide.com/awards. 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 http://www.PROFITguide.com/awards. 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, visit http://www.PROFITguide.com/w100. 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 http://www.PROFITmagazine.ca.