Announcing the 2020 Women in Wide Format Award Winners

Big Picture magazine recognizes six successful leaders in the wide-format digital print industry.

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Congratulations to the six winners of the fifth annual Women in Wide Format Awards. This recognition is received by six female leaders who have advanced the wide-format digital print industry through their innovation, vision in spearheading successful businesses, and philanthropy. All serving in influential positions such as president, owner, and founder, these women are impacting our field as a whole as well as the communities they serve. They demonstrate leadership, progressive responsibility, and community awareness.

The six winners of the Women in Wide Format Awards were chosen by the editorial staff of Big Picture and Big Picture’s Editorial Advisory Board, comprised of 15 industry experts. All women were nominated by third parties, including colleagues, employees, vendors, and other industry observers. Nominators highlighted their candidates’ leadership, forward thinking, experience, community involvement, mentorship, awards, certifications, and more. The Women in Wide Format Awards are sponsored by Fujifilm, HP, Zünd, and the International Sign Association.  

The 2020 Women in Wide Format Award winners:

Barbara Chandler Allen, founder/president, Fresh Artists, Philadelphia 
Barbara Chandler Allen: Founder/president, Fresh Artists, Philadelphia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Susan
Susan Braverman: President, The Flag Shop, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mary Lou
Mary Lou Goehrung: President, Signs By Tomorrow Rockville, Rockville Maryland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kyra
Kyra Hartnett: Co-founder, twenty2 wallpaper and textiles, Litchfield, Connecticut

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kyra
Shannon Martin, director of business development, Color Reflections Las Vegas, Las Vegas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carol YEager
Carol Yeager, owner/creative director, MY Prints, Los Angeles




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The six winners were announced during a virtual awards ceremony and are featured in the October print and digital edition of Big Picture magazine.