There's only one week left to get your nominations in for the West Michigan Woman Brilliance Awards.

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What are the Brilliance Awards?

Loren Eisenlohr, Marketing Director, Serendipity Media, and West Michigan Woman describes them as the 'Golden Globes' for West Michigan:

The Brilliance Awards are the Golden Globes of West Michigan. Except, instead of honoring celebrities, the Brilliance Awards recognize many amazing individuals who may not always be in the spotlight, but certainly deserve to have their stories told. West Michigan is a better place, a stronger community because of the women and men nominated for the Brilliance Awards. The event itself is full of pride and emotion, and in hearing the challenges and triumphs, everyone in the room leaves feeling joyous and motivated to make a difference.

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When Are The West Michigan Woman Brilliance Awards?

The Brilliance Awards are set to take place on May 12th at the Amway Grand Plaza in downtown Grand Rapids.

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Serendipity Media LLC/YouTube

What Categories Are Included In The Brilliance Awards?

The yearly honors go to women (and one supporting man) in the following categories:

  • Woman of the Year
  • Mentorship
  • Connector
  • Social Change Agent
  • Team Player
  • Champion of Service
  • Tenacity
  • Entrepreneur
  • Emerging Leader
  • Best Supporting Man

Complete descriptions can be found on the nomination website.

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Serendipity Media LLC/YouTube

How do I nominate someone for a category?

Nominations can be made online at the West Michigan Woman website. They recommend that nominations are at least 250 words with examples that relate directly to the category you're nominee is in.

About West Michigan Woman: West Michigan Woman started as an e-newsletter that led to the launch of a print edition in August of 2012. The print edition publishes bimonthly and the website is described as "A Community for the Influential & Professional Woman of West Michigan'.

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