The Women of the Year Awards showcases inspirational stories and extraordinary achievements by formally recognizing and celebrating the outstanding contributions and achievements of women and girls in our community. These awards honor exceptional women of all ages, of diverse cultures and roles, celebrating the power of individuals to spark change and improve their community and beyond.

Anyone, both members and non-members, may submit a nomination, or any woman may self-nominate. All nominees are reviewed by a panel of judges comprised of business owners, Bend Chamber Board members and community dignitaries.