FAIRFAX, Va. — Winners in the 2019 Stevie Awards for Women in Business were recently announced, shining a spotlight on women executives, entrepreneurs and organizations run by women.
Among this year’s recipients were hospitality executives, Laura Miller, Chief Information Officer, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Dorothy Dowling, senior vice-president and Chief Marketing Officer, Best Western Hotels & Resorts. Miller received a Gold Stevie Award in the Leadership in NextGen Technology category, while Dowling was recognized with a Bronze Stevie Award in the Woman of the Year – Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations category.
“It is an incredible honour to be recognized with this award,” says Dowling. “I truly believe that by hiring the right boss and cultivating the right team, anything is possible in a career. I am fortunate to have the strength of my team at Best Western Hotels & Resorts behind me and am excited to see what the future holds.”
More than 1,500 nominations from organizations and individuals around the world were submitted to the awards this year for consideration in categories including Entrepreneur of the Year, Executive of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year and Startup of the Year, among others. More than 160 business professionals working in eight specialized judging committees determined the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners.
A complete list of 2019 Stevie Award winners is available at stevieawards.com.