The success of the recent Wonder Woman film is exciting to see—not just because it was directed by a woman, or that the character is portrayed as strong, courageous, and most definitely a risk-taker. But what about all the women who do that every day? I wanted to highlight some of the real Wonder Women of our local community:
There are moments in life when things come full circle. When something from your past comes back to the forefront in a way that’s somehow really fulfilling. One of those moments happened to me when I heard that Inforum’s guest speaker for their Annual Meeting was going to be Dr. Mae Jemison. In addition to her keynote, she will also be speaking to group of 100 students. For me, Dr. Jemison is a superhero because she did something I only dreamed of—becoming an astronaut.
In today’s alphabet soup of business certifications, one of the most widely respected and recognized is WBE, or Women’s Business Enterprise. In order to have WBE certification, a business must be 51% or more woman-owned, controlled, operated and managed.
To become certified as a WBE a business goes through a rigorous evaluation process that includes an in-depth review and a site visit. Certification is performed by a third party, such as the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council.
We are pleased to announce that Power Marketing Research has been certified a WBE (Women's Business Enterprise) and a WOSB (Woman Owned Small Business). In order to have WBE certification, a business must be 51% or more woman-owned, controlled, operated and managed. To become certified as a WBE, a business goes through a rigorous evaluation process that includes an in-depth review and a site visit. Certification is performed by a third party, such as the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council.
Power Marketing Research was recently honored with a FastTrack Award from Ann Arbor SPARK. This prestigious award is given to companies headquartered in Washtenaw County that demonstrate fast growth. We also won the award in 2011. A special thank you to all of our clients, colleagues, and partners that helped make it possible for us to continue to grow.
Power Marketing Research is proud to announce the receipt of a 2011 FastTrack Award from Ann Arbor SPARK. The FastTrack Awards recognize companies that have consistent records of growth.
Recipients of 2011 FastTrack awards were required to have revenue of at least $100,000 in 2007, with an annual growth of 20% for the following three years. To qualify, companies reported 2010 revenues greater than 2009 revenues. Ann Arbor - based Power Marketing Research was one of only seven companies to receive the award.
The Women Business Owners of Southeastern Michigan presented its 2009 awards to several area business women during the Celebrate Women in Business Dinner at Quarter Bistro and Tavern in Ann Arbor.