The 2018 Women of Excellence Awards

View the 2018 Winners Here!

Each year the Path to Purchase Institute honors and celebrates the industry’s most talented brand marketers, retailers, agency executives and solution providers for their significant contributions in influencing shoppers along the path to purchase.


Join Us for the Celebration!
Winners will be revealed live, onstage at the Women of Excellence Awards Ceremony.
Join us for this extraordinary celebration on October 3 at 5:00pm at the Path to Purchase Expo (P2PX) taking place at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN. Tickets to attend the awards reception can be purchased when you register for P2PX.


Women of Excellence Award Categories
Nominations were collected in the following categories:

Whether working within her organization or with a multitude of external partners, this person consistently drives to align goals and push for positive outcomes throughout the industry.

This person strives break the mold and blaze her own trail in the shopper marketing industry. Whether developing retail insights, leading an in-store experience initiative, or being a pioneer in digital or data, she is visionary on all she tackles.

A powerful voice in the industry, she advocates shopper marketing inside and outside of her organization; she has mentored others in their development of shopper marketing skills and embodies the definition of leadership.

Rising Stars:
This person a rising force in the CPG industry, who at the early stages of her career, has already made a name for herself in shopper marketing, digital marketing, e-commerce, shopper insights, merchandising and more.

When Women Lead
Building on the core mission of the Women of Excellence Awards, When Women Lead is a half-day symposium that takes place Oct. 2 at the Path to Purchase Expo (P2PX) and offers best practices for better serving customers. Registration for When Women Lead includes one (1) complimentary ticket to the Women of Excellence Awards ceremony and a one (1) year membership to the Network of Executive Women (NEW). Learn more and register here.


Partnership with NEW
For the second year, the Path to Purchase Institute is pleased to partner with the Network of Executive Women (NEW) to present the Women of Excellence Awards. NEW is the largest women's leadership organization serving the retail and consumer goods industry. It represents nearly 10,000 members from 750 companies, 100 corporate partners and 20 regions in the U.S. and Canada.

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