Press Release: FD Global Connections CEO Stevie Award Finalist


Stevie Award Winners to Be Announced in Las Vegas on November 11

Sydney, New South Wales, 4th October, 2022:  Trena Blair, Founder and CEO of FD Global Connections was named a Finalist in two Small Business Services Categories; Best Female Entrepreneur (APAC) and Best Female Entrepreneur (Global) in the 19th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honour women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run – worldwide.  The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.

Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced during a gala event at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Friday, November 11.  Nominated women executives and entrepreneurs from the U.S.A and several other countries are expected to attend.  The event will be broadcast on Livestream. More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year for consideration. Finalists were determined by the average scores of more than 200 business professionals around the world, working on seven juries. Their scores will also determine the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award placements that will be revealed at the 19th annual awards dinner and presentations in Las Vegas.

“In its 19th year, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business received a remarkable collection of outstanding nominations,” said Maggie Miller, president of the Stevie Awards.  “We’re looking forward to recognizing the Stevie Award winners in Las Vegas in November.”

“I am thrilled to be nominated as a Finalist for two Stevie Awards! It’s such an honour to be recognized amongst such a stellar selection of female business owners from around the world. I look forward to meeting them at the awards ceremony in Las Vegas!”, said Trena Blair, CEO FD Global Connections.

Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at

About FD Global Connections

FD Global Connections is a Sydney-based boutique consultancy that prepares and launches Australian companies into the United States. Since 2014, FD Global Connections has been entrusted by early-stage global scaleups to ASX-listed companies expanding into the United States. We work with companies to prepare them for international expansion, design custom market entry strategies and follow through with connecting them to our deep, trusted U.S. network. We don’t think small. Our clients want to play big, and we deliver. Learn more about the work we do at  and contact us at 

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 70 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