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WIPIN Opens Nominations for Woman Of The Year

June 5, 2014

Women in the Pet Industry Network is now seeking nominations for the top women professionals of the year.

“The Pet Industry Women of the Year Awards were designed to recognize the amazing females who dedicate their time and talents to improving the lives of all pets; dogs, cats, birds, fish, horses and exotics,” said Shawna Schuh, president of WIPIN. “The Awards are a celebration of women who have devoted their lives to the pet industry and shine as beacons of women helping women and pets with passion.”

Award categories include Solopreneur, Entrepreneur, Corporation, Advocate and Rising Star. Five finalists will be named in each category and one overall Pet Industry Woman of the Year will be chosen from 25 finalists.

The winner of Woman of the Year will receive prizes including a full year of media and executive coaching with Schuh, a feature on the cover of WIPIN’s fall magazine, serve as keynote speaker for next year’s Woman of the Year event and much more.

Nominations will close on June 27. The winners will be announced at WIPIN’s “All About Growth” conference and award show on Aug. 15, 2014.

For more information or to submit a nomination, visit

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