CEO & Founder of Camp Bow Wow Heidi Flammang Wins Prestigious Stevie Award for Best Entrepreneur
Flammang Selected From More Than 1,200 Candidates
BOULDER, CO--(Marketwire - November 19, 2008) - Heidi Flammang, CEO of Camp Bow Wow, was
presented with a Stevie Award for Best Entrepreneur during the gala event
in New York City Monday night. The 2008 Stevie Awards for Women in Business
is an international competition recognizing the accomplishments of
outstanding women executives, business owners, and the organizations they
run. The awards are produced by the creators of the prestigious American
"I am honored to receive this recognition and proud to belong to a growing
community of women entrepreneurs," said Heidi Flammang, CEO and Top Dog of
Camp Bow Wow. "It is humbling to be selected from such a diverse and
accomplished group of nominees."
Flammang opened her first Camp Bow Wow location in 2000 and began
franchising in 2003. Throughout her journey from novice business owner to
knowledgeable and impassioned entrepreneur, Flammang has inspired countless
businesspeople with her stories and strategies for surviving loss,
overcoming obstacles, and creating a high-impact career.
"From the day I started this business, it has been all about the dogs,"
added Flammang. "Acknowledgement such as this revitalizes my belief that
everyone can make a difference."
Camp Bow Wow is the Premier Doggy Day and Overnight Camp® with 86 current
locations and over 115 additional camps under development around the
country and in Canada. Camp Bow Wow is a national leader in the $500
million doggy day care industry. While maintaining the feel of a
mom-and-pop, Camp Bow Wow has advanced and standardized the model into what
is the most sophisticated dog day and overnight care operation in the
country. Utilizing technology, state-of-the-art facility design, and
intensive employee training, all in a camp-like setting, Camp Bow Wows are
operationally the best run and safest environments for dogs.
Camp Bow Wow boasts Certified Camp Counselors®, spacious outdoor play
areas and a climate-controlled indoor environment, Camper Cams® so owners
can virtually check in on their pets, doggy playground equipment and more.
Overnight campers lounge in cabins with cots and fleece bedding accompanied
by a campfire treat at bedtime.
About Camp Bow Wow
Camp Bow Wow is the premier doggy day care and overnight camp in North
America. It's where a dog can be a dog®, and is designed to provide the
highest levels of fun, safety and service for its campers, and peace of
mind for their parents. Since the Boulder, Colo.-based company started
franchising in 2003, Camp Bow Wow has sold more than 200 franchises in 38
states, plus one in Canada. As we grow, our simple philosophy remains the
same: It's all about the dogs.
Visit us on the web at www.campbowwow.com.