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women-of-inspiration Celebrate the Achievements of Women

April 4 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm EDT

$495.00 – $9,995.00

BE IN THE ROOM!

The Universal Womens Network™ unlocks the ripple effect to amplify the voice of women together with our male allies as visible champions who SupportHER™.

The Women of Inspiration™ Awards is an annual event recognizing the achievements of women who lead, inspire and motivate together with men who SupportHER™.

We invite you to be in the room to celebrate the achievements of women and experience the Women of Inspiration™ Awards, hear from celebrity keynote, enjoy live performances and rub shoulders with inspiring leaders and Top Companies from diverse industries. You will leave feeling inspired, connected and motivated to inspire change.

BE IN THE ROOM 

  • Date: Thursday, April 4, 2024
  • Location: Metro Toronto Convention Center (MTCC)

THE EXPERIENCE

  • Event Details:  Red Carpet, Awards, 3-course- Dinner, Celebrity Keynote (Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker), VIP Meet and Greet and DJ After Party
  • Attire – Oscar Style Glam (Black Tie)

TICKETS | RESERVED TABLES | EXCLUSIVE VIP MEET AND GREET

  • Tickets – Individual Tickets 
  • Reserved Corporate Tables (10 guests) + Table Signage and (2) VIP Meet and Greet Passes + Recognized as a Table Sponsor
  • Reserved Half Table (5) Tickets + Table Signage + (1) VIP Meet and Greet Pass
  • Full (Group) Table – (10) Tickets
  • Half Table(5) Tickets
  • VIP Meet and Greet Passes – Meet Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker (+ photo)

One word to describe the Women of Inspiration™ Awards is an experience unlike you have experienced!  Women of Inspiration™ Awards is a prestigious award that recognizes inspirational women who have inspired change in their networks, workplaces and communities. The 2023 Women of Inspiration™ recipients will be announced on Thursday, April 4, 2024.

MEET THE FINALISTS 


CELEBRITY KEYNOTE INTERVIEW

We are proud to announce the celebrity keynotes for the Woman of Inspiration ™ Awards, featuring power couple Bobbi Brown, beauty industry titan, author, and serial entrepreneur and SupportHER™, husband, Steven D. Plofker to share the stage for the first time in North America.

BOBBI BROWN (Beauty Industry Titan and Serial Entrepreneur) and STEVEN D. PLOFKER (Real Estate Developer)

@jonesroadbeauty

@Justbobbidotcom

@thegeorgemontclair

We are disrupting the status quo with an unprecedented conversation to inspire change for women and men to lead together. Bobbi will share her remarkable journey of reinvention as a female (serial) entrepreneur, together, sharing their paths to success as a power couple and the significant role men play as SupportHER™ champions to advancing women.

EXCLUSIVE – VIP MEET AND GREET with Bobbi and Steven!

“I am honored to be part of the Women of Inspiration™ Awards and to be among such accomplished women and men who believe in championing women both personally and professionally,” said Brown. “I’ve had great success in my career, but I could never have accomplished any of it without the support of my husband, Steven Plofker. He’s been the one who has made all of my dreams come true and I’m thrilled that he will be joining me on stage so we can share our story in hopes of inspiring the next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs,” shares Brown

Bobbi Brown is reinventing beauty at every age! World-renowned makeup artist, serial entrepreneur, and bestselling author Bobbi Brown is a titan of the ultra-competitive beauty industry. Bobbi founded Bobbi Brown Cosmetics with her husband, Steven D. Plofker, in 1991 because she was sick of red lipstick. Bobbi created 10 simple lip colors that evolved into a global beauty empire when the brand was acquired by The Estée Lauder Companies in 1995, placing Bobbi as the Chief Creative Officer of a rapidly growing, billion-dollar brand. With her business savvy, determination to follow her passion, and will to never accept no for an answer, Bobbi worked her way from an almost college dropout to the cosmetics queen, wellness expert, and serial entrepreneur that she is today. She speaks on the struggles of founding, launching, and running her own business, as well as the fast-paced world of microtrends today.  Bobbi Brown has grown a beauty empire. Since leaving Bobbi Brown Cosmetics 2016, Bobbi has written numerous beauty and wellness books and launched Beauty Evolution LLC. She has also launched EVOLUTION_18, a line of lifestyle-inspired wellness products, The George, a boutique hotel run with her husband, Steven Plofker, in the heart of Montclair, N.J., and Jones Road Beauty, a line of high-grade, clean beauty projects.

Entrepreneur and real estate developer STEVEN D. PLOFKER’s successful business portfolio reflects his hardworking nature and deep understanding of market trends.  Steven co-founded Bobbi Brown Cosmetics with his wife, Bobbi, in 1991. The cosmetics brand was acquired by The Estée Lauder Companies in 1995, springboarding Steven and Bobby to global recognition in the beauty industry. His real estate projects include urban infill, historic renovations, new construction, and readaptive uses of commercial, industrial, and residential projects. His other business endeavors include ownership of a film and photography studio, a boutique hotel, and cosmetics and supplements companies.


EMCEE AND PERFORMANCES

CO-EMCEE

MICHAEL BURNS – CEO, CANADA’s VALOUR GAMES 

@canadasvalourgames

Burns was the CEO of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017. The Invictus Games are the largest international adaptive sports competition in the world featuring ill and injured soldiers and veterans. Burns led the execution of the Games, including building the organization from the ground up, which took more than two years. Under his leadership, the Games secured support from all three levels of government and more than 100 corporate and community partners and recruited more than 1,800 volunteers. The Toronto Invictus Games were completely sold out and generated the highest national and worldwide viewing audience ever for the Games.

SPECIAL PERFORMANCE

ROBERTA BATTAGLIA  – PERFORMER | AGT (America’s Got Talent) Golden Buzzer Winner

@robertab.official

AGT Season 15 ⭐ GOLDEN BUZZER WINNER ⭐ 4th Overall Finalist on America’s Got Talent, the WORLD’s BIGGEST STAGE show. Sofia Vergara hits her first-ever Golden Buzzer on AGT for Roberta! To date, 91M people have viewed Roberta’s dazzling performance from around the world.

SPECIAL PERFORMANCE

D.O. (DUANE) GIBSON – Motivational Speaker, Advocate, World Record-Setting Rapper

@iamdogibson

Duane Gibson, aka D.O. (Defy the Odds) is a two-time Guinness World Record-Setting rapper, author, music executive and motivational speaker who has inspired hundreds of thousands of youth since 2001. He set a Guinness World Record by freestyling for 8 hours and 45 minutes and has performed worldwide, performing multiple tours in Asia, Europe, United States and touring nationally in Canada. Gibson has performed more than 3500 shows at schools across Canada combining motivational speaking with live performances.

OPENING SHOW

Hannah Isenberg – Co-Owner, Choreographer, Isenberg Entertainment | 2023 Women of InspirationFinalist  @isenbergent |  @han.isenberg

Hannah Isenberg is a multifaceted artist from Toronto, Canada. With much success in the realms of the arts, Hannah is humbled and grateful to be considered a professional dancer, choreographer, adjudicator, musician, actor, designer and photographer. Her work has allowed her to share her passions with communities in 35+ countries, providing learning opportunities to all ages in the arts.

Opening Show 

The Dancers: Naomi Couture-Gagnon, Reese O’Donnell, Jaliyah Power, Madelyn Taylor, Julliana Gould, Quinn Gow, Delainey Shennan, Anney Reynolds, Claudia Machado, Arabella Turano, Charlie Ennis, Charlotte Hoxey, Logan Denning, Laura Brunelle, Jada Flavius, Ava Darch

  • THE VIBE An inspiring and awe-worthy celebration of unity amongst women, kicking off the 9th Annual Women of Inspiration Awards with the message of strength, resilience, determination, and power. An emotional and encouraging display of the women who have blazed the trails before us, the women currently carrying the torch, and the hope for the next generation of women to come.
  • THE VISION A multimedia display of live dance choreography paired with a background video featuring diverse Women of Inspiration from diverse industries, ages and stages.
  • THE CAST A cast of multifaceted young women, all up-and-coming in the local arts community. These ladies showcase what we have to look forward to in the next generation of youth, exuding confidence and determination to make their own marks in our society.
  • THE CHOREOGRAPHY Expect a dynamic display of both artistic and athletic performance choreographed by Hannah Isenberg (2023 Women of Inspiration Nominee), an active member in the dance community. Fusing the techniques of jazz, contemporary, hip hop and acrobatics, the show opener will be sure to leave the audience eager to enjoy what’s to come for the duration of the evening!
  • THE VIBE An inspiring and awe-worthy celebration of unity amongst women, kicking off the 9th Annual Women of Inspiration Awards with the message of strength, resilience, determination, and power. An emotional and encouraging display of the women who have blazed the trails before us, the women currently carrying the torch, and the hope for the next generation of women to come.
  • THE VISION A multimedia display of live dance choreography paired with a background video featuring diverse Women of Inspiration from diverse industries, ages and stages.
  • THE CAST A cast of multifaceted young women, all up-and-coming in the local arts community. These ladies showcase what we have to look forward to in the next generation of youth, exuding confidence and determination to make their own marks in our society.
  • THE CHOREOGRAPHY Expect a dynamic display of both artistic and athletic performance choreographed by Hannah Isenberg (2023 Women of Inspiration Nominee), an active member in the dance community. Fusing the techniques of jazz, contemporary, hip hop and acrobatics, the show opener will be sure to leave the audience eager to enjoy what’s to come for the duration of the evening!

AWARDS PARTNER 

Dean Davidson@DeanDavidson 

Thank you to our partners at Dean Davidson for the generous gift for our Awardees.

We are looking forward to Wednesday, April 3 at Dean Davidson – Sip and Shop – VIP Mixer (Private Event) by invitation only.

 

BECOME A SPONSOR 


WHO IS A WOMAN OF INSPIRATION?

A Woman of Inspiration™ is an extraordinary woman who inspires those around her to be more and do more. She is an everyday hero, entrepreneur, CEO, business leader, changemaker, game-changer and role model. She uses her influence and position of power to inspire change. She is admired and respected for her resilience, leadership and humility. She has grit and fights for what she believes in, regardless of the barriers. She isn’t afraid to roll up her sleeves. She ignores the naysayers and fearlessly steps outside of her comfort zone to pave the road for others to follow.

Details

Date:
April 4
Time:
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm EDT
Cost:
$495.00 – $9,995.00
Event Category:

Venue

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
255Front Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V 2W6 Canada
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Tickets

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RESERVED CORPORATE TABLE (10) Guests + (2) VIP Meet and Greet Passes + Table Signage + Recognition as Table Sponsor * First Tier Proximity to Stage
RESERVED TABLE (10 Guests) Includes: RESERVED CORPORATE TABLES RECEIVE RECOGNITION AS TABLE SPONSOR First Tier Proximity to Stage • Reserved Table for 10 guests • (2) VIP Meet and Greet Passes • Table Signage (Name or Logo) • Awards Program • 3 Course Dinner • VIP Reception • After Party *Cash Bar RESERVED CORPORATE TABLE - RECOGNITION AS TABLE SPONSOR Tickets are non-refundable. Tickets are transferrable.
$ 9,995.00
Unlimited
RESERVED HALF TABLE (5) Guests + (1) VIP Meet and Greet Pass + Table Signage - Second Tier Proximity to Stage
RESERVED Half Table (5) Guests + (1) VIP Meet and Greet Pass *Second Tier Proximity to Stage. Includes: • Reserved Table for 5 guests • Table Signage (Name or Logo) • Awards Program • 3 Course Dinner • VIP Reception • After Party *Cash Bar Tickets are non-refundable. Tickets are transferrable.
$ 5,000.00
Unlimited
FULL TABLE (10) Guests
Group Table - (10) Tickets *Third tier proximity to stage Tickets include: Awards, dinner for 5 guests. Tickets for the table will be listed under the name of the ticket holder with the email used for registration. Tickets are non-refundable.
$ 5,000.00
Unlimited
HALF TABLE (5) Guests
(5) Tickets *Third tier proximity to stage Tickets include: Awards, dinner for 5 guests. Tickets for the table will be listed under the name of the ticket holder with the email used for registration. Tickets are non-refundable.
$ 2,500.00
Unlimited
PLATINUM TICKET
PLATINUM TICKET INCLUDES: • Platinum Level Seating • Awards Program + Keynote • 3 Course Dinner • VIP Reception • After Party *Cash Bar Ticket Policy: Tickets are non-refundable. No refunds will be given if the event is postponed. In the event the event is postponed, tickets will be transferred to new event date. Tickets are transferrable.
$ 595.00
Unlimited

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