Women’s Executive Network and BNN Announce National Broadcast Partnership

— March 3, 2014

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TORONTO (March 3, 2014) – Women’s Executive Network (WXN) is pleased to announce a new national broadcast partnership with Business News Network (BNN) in support of the Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards. As part of the comprehensive partnership spanning BNN’s television and digital platforms, WXN is thrilled to have BNN on-air personalities emcee the 12th annual Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards Gala in Toronto on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. As WXN’s national Top 100 broadcast partner, BNN will deliver award-winner interviews and on-air support leading up to the event in Toronto, and at the regional Top 100 Awards in Calgary (March 6, 2014) and Vancouver (January, 2015).


“It is such a pleasure to partner with BNN, an organization showcasing and celebrating female excellence across Canada. We are thrilled to welcome BNN to the Top 100 Community, and are very excited to expand our platform together,” remarked Pamela Jeffery, WXN Founder.


“BNN is dedicated to the advancement of women in the workplace and is honoured to join WXN to recognize Canada’s most powerful and innovative female leaders,” said Jack Fleischmann, General Manager of BNN and Vice-President of CTV News Channel.


The 2013 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards Toronto theme “What Glass Ceiling?” recognized the obstacles women still face, while celebrating the accomplishments of remarkable female leaders and how far women have come in the workplace. WXN inspires smart women to lead, and over the past 10 years, has recognized 728 extraordinary female leaders, inducting 93 women into its Hall of Fame.


About WXN

At WXN, we inspire smart women to lead. Founded in 1997, the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) is Canada’s leading organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of women in management, executive, professional and board roles. WXN creates and delivers innovative networking, mentoring, professional and personal development to inform, inspire, connect and recognize our community of 19,000 smart women and their organizations in the pursuit of excellence. WXN enables our Partners and Corporate Members to become and to be recognized as employers of choice and leaders in the advancement of women. It is through this ongoing support that we are able to continue to inspire smart women to lead.


For more information, visit wxnetwork.com.


About BNN

BNN – Business News Network is Canada's only television service devoted exclusively to business and finance news with wall-to-wall coverage of the markets. The network features the only televised stock ticker with real-time data from the TSX, NYSE and NASDAQ. Listen to BNN live every weekday on SiriusXM entertainment channel Canada Talks (167) at 9 a.m., 12 noon, and 6 p.m. ET, providing Canadian investors with the latest business news, newsmaker interviews, and stock market analyses. BNN is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.  For more information about BNN, visit www.bnn.ca.

Social Media Links:

Twitter: @WXN

Facebook: WXNEvents

Twitter: @BNN

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For more information:

Jon-Ross Gabriel, Bell Media, 416.384.6836 or jon-ross.gabriel@bellmedia.ca

Julie MacFarlane, Bell Media, 416.384.4623 or julie.macfarlane@bellmedia.ca

Kiersten Anas Byrick, Chief Operating Officer, WXN, 416.361.1475 x 244 or kanas@wxnetwork.com