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2024 ATHENA International Awards

2024 ATHENA International Awards

Thursday, February 1, 2024 (3:30 PM - 6:30 PM) (EST)


Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, and its Women's Council affiliate, cordially invite you to attend the 2024 ATHENA International Awards celebration in Rochester, NY.

The internationally-recognized ATHENA Awards program was founded in 1982 in Lansing, Michigan. The award was originally established to honor the achievements of exceptional women leaders. And more importantly, it was established to inspire others to achieve excellence in their professional and business lives.

Since 1982, more than 6,700 top leaders in over 500 communities have received the prestigious ATHENA Award in the United States, Bermuda, Canada, China, Greece, India, Russia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and more

Join us for the 2024 ATHENA International Awards ceremony on Thursday, February 1 from 3:30 to 6:30 PM at the Floreano Riverside Convention Center where we will celebrate and honor our award finalists, and present the three awards to our 2024 ATHENA International - Rochester, NY Recipients in the below categories: 

  1. ATHENA International Award (Rochester NY)
  2. ATHENA International Young Professional Award (Rochester NY)
  3. ATHENA International Organizational Award (Rochester NY)

Hear from ATHENA International's President & CEO, Traci Costa, give a keynote address at the awards ceremony.  To learn more about ATHENA's keynote speaker, click here. To Learn more about the ATHENA International Awards, click here.

To view SPONSORSHIP options with great benefits, and to help foster and support these amazing women leaders being recognized for their accomplishments, click here

Program Flow - 3:30 to 6:30 PM:

  • General Reception (heavy hors d'oeuvres with a cashless bar service) - 3:30 to 5:00pm
  • Formal sit-down awards ceremony - 5:00 to 6:30pm

RSVP by: Wednesday, January 24. No refunds will be issued after this date.

Questions or need any special accommodations? Please contact Events Specialist, Cassidy Franklin at


Table of 10 at Awards Ceremony: 

$995 (Members)/ $1200 (Non-Members)

  • Access to send up to 10 guests to the general reception and awards ceremony
  • Preferred seating (first come first served)

Business Showcase at General Reception:

$565 (Members Only)

  • 8" skirted exhibitor table at General Reception
  • Access to send up to 2 guests to the general reception and awards ceremony

Individual Pricing:

$100 (Members) / $120 (Non-Members)

  • Access for 1 guest to the general reception and awards ceremony

Special Pricing for Younger Guests (Ages 18 and under) - $55 

Please contact to register at this level.

NO REFUNDS will be issued after January 26, 2024. Your support in sponsorship, and ticket sales will help sustain this prestigious event where we honor outstanding professional women leaders year after year as well as support the Young Women of Distinction Scholarship program given to young women in their senior year in high school.

Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center
123 East Main St.
Rochester, NY 14604 United States
Event Contact
Cassidy Franklin
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Thursday, February 1, 2024 (3:30 PM - 6:30 PM) (EST)
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