The recently-released Profit/Chatelaine list of Canada’s Top 100 Female Entrepreneurs for 2013 includes eight members of the events industry community.
Farah Perelmuter of Speaker’s Spotlight, Grail Noble of Yellow House Events Inc., Amanda Stewart of Eventive Marketing Inc., Trish Renna Zado of LOFT Communications + Events Inc., Cynthia Richards and Zora Kriz of Event Spectrum, Mandy Farmer of Accent Inns Ltd., and Tonia Jahshan, Steeped Tea Inc., are included on the list, which celebrates women who have founded and run great businesses.
The competition is open to women who are “owners or significant stakeholders” with at least shared chief decision-making responsibilities. The rankings are based on sales, three-year growth rate and profitability. Base-year revenues must be at least $200,000. Profit verifies the information submitted before making the list.