Marie Wiese wins Silver Stevie Award in 2017 Stevie Awards for Women in Business

Women Around the World Recognized at Event in New York City

Toronto, Ontario – November 18, 2017 – Marie Wiese has been named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Canada category in the 14th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world’s top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run.  All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2017 awards received entries from 25 nations and territories.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards were presented to winners last night during a dinner event attended by more than 500 people at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.  The event was broadcast via Livestream.

More than 1,500 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Entrepreneur of the Year, Executive of the Year, Company of the Year, Startup of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Women Run Workplace of the Year, among others.  Marie Wiese won in the Female Entrepreneur of the Year category for Canada.

“I feel very passionate about Women in Business and being recognized in this category continues to motivate me in my work”, said Marie. “My company, Marketing CoPilot, is a continued success because of the hard working women who have helped build it. It is honors like these that motivate me to give back in my work Advancing Women in Tech at technology organizations in Canada or launch new companies such as, that help women achieve their personal dreams.”

Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 170 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process.

The judges were so impressed with the accomplishments of all of the Stevie Award-winning women and organizations. The 2017 Stevie Awards for Women in Business received a record number of nominations and had a record number of ceremony attendees,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards. “We congratulate all of this year’s Grand, Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners for their achievements.”

Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Stevie Award winners are available at

About Marie Wiese

Marie Wiese is a senior marketing executive with 25+ years of marketing experience in the financial services, professional services and technology sectors. Marie is the founder of Marketing CoPilot, a leading digital marketing agency that has helped hundreds of companies turn their websites into lead generation and sales machines. Marie helps educate CEOs on digital marketing using tools developed as part of the Marketing CoPilot methodology, work she continues today as an Executive-in-Residence at the Innovation Factory and Spark Centre. She is a Board Member of CompTIA, Adjunct Professor of Mentis Academy, and the author of You Can’t Be Everywhere: A Common Sense Approach to Digital Marketing for Any Business. Learn more about Marie at,, or

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at