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Nominations are now open for Crain’s New York Business 2021 Notable Women-owned Businesses. This is a special print and digital editorial feature within Crain's Aug. 9 issue that will recognize women who have founded, own, operate and/or control a business, service, or other organization. Nominees must demonstrate a minimum of 5 years in ownership and their business must have a staff size of at least 10. We are welcoming nominations to help us determine those recognized in this feature.

The deadline to nominate an individual for this feature is June 11, at 11:59 p.m. EST.

To nominate: Nominations are only accepted via our website. Click this link to begin: NOMINATE A CANDIDATE

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Nomination forms must be completed and submitted by June 11 to be considered. All required sections of the form must be completed for consideration. Please note incomplete answers may result in disqualification. Self-nominations are accepted. There is no fee to nominate.

Honoree profiles in the published section will be created using the information supplied in the nomination form. We will not accept revised nomination forms, so take care that what you provide is accurate. Honoree profiles will not be provided for review before the section publishes.

Crain's editorial staff holds full rights to:

  • Edit information provided to meet style and editorial standards as well as space limitations.
  • Use direct quotes from the nomination form - nominators may be cited within the publication.
  • Choose honorees with the most compelling stories, as well as a diverse array of people and roles in the community.

Do not submit information that is subject to change by the publishing date. Do not submit information you consider to be confidential.


-    Nominee must be a woman and based within the 5 boroughs of New York City or the counties of Westchester, Bergen, Nassau or Rockland.
-    Have founded, owns, operates and/or controls a business, service, or other organization
-    Have been in the business for a minimum of 5 years
-    Business must have a staff size of at least 10
-    Must have shown accomplishment in their field

For frequently asked questions about this program please visit our FAQ page here. Should you still require assistance, please contact us at notables@crainsnewyork.com.