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At a time when all businesses are looking for ways to recruit and retain employees, the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce is launching a new program that will give members a way to reward valued female workers.

To recognize women who are vital to the success of our local organizations, the Chamber is launching the "Women in Leadership Awards." (W.I.L.A.)

Nominations are now being accepted. All nominations must be submitted by Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (CST).

The awards will be presented at a Business Luncheon on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at the Doyle Convention Center in Texas City from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

- Large Business
- Small Business
- Woman-Owned Business (owned by the woman being nominated)
- Education Sector
- Non-profit Sector
- Young Professional (under age 40)

Nominees will be judged according to these branches of WILA leadership!
- Champion/advocate/mentor of others
- Connector and collaborator
- Servant leader who gives back
- Empowering leader who uplifts others and adds value
- Passionate and joyful leader
- Works with humility, empathy and integrity

A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated in the name of each award winner to a 501(C)3 nonprofit organization of their choice.

By submitting a nomination, local business leaders can honor key women in their organizations and hopefully inspire others to strive for excellence in their professional and personal lives!

Click here for the W.I.L.A. NOMINATION FORM

All nominations must be submitted by Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (CST).



Nominees must work at a current Texas City-La Marque Chamber member business/organization. The Chamber will confirm the business/organization's membership and the woman's role in the organization.

Women currently serving in a paid elected position are not eligible.

All nominees will be notified by the end of July. They will be asked to complete an application form to proceed with the awards process. All nominees must agree to the requirements below for finalists. They must agree to provide a completed application, background info and photo.

Finalists will be announced in early August. Finalists must agree to support the Women in Leadership Awards Luncheon on September 15 at the Doyle Convention Center with their attendance and by participating in a biographic video produced prior to the event.

The judging process will be done by a panel of women in current leadership positions in Texas City and La Marque. The "WILA" award itself is a stunning piece of custom jewelry that will be treasured by the recipient and held in high regard in the community!

Click here for the W.I.L.A. NOMINATION FORM