Sept. 26, 2013
The Women's Foodservice Forum is now accepting nominations for its 2014 Leadership and Trailblazer awards. These awards are given annually to members of the foodservice industry.
The awards will be announced at the Annual Leadership Development Conference held in Dallas March 23-26.
According to a news release, the Leadership Award is given to "a woman executive in the foodservice industry who shows exceptional leadership qualities within her company and the industry at large, and whose professional growth and achievements are recognized through career advancement."
The 2013 recipient of the Leadership Award was Kathy Walters, Georgia Pacific EVP, Consumer Products Group.
The Trailblazer Award is given to "an individual who has shown dedication to improving the foodservice industry through support of gender diversity, creating new pathways for women in their company and the industry at large, and implementing them at all levels of their organization."
Last year, the recipient of the Trailblazer Award was Carla Cooper, Daymon Worldwide president and CEO.
Nominations for both the Leadership and Trailblazer awards are due Oct. 15. To submit a nomination, visit wff.org.
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