Akzo Nobel has begun accepting nominations for the 2007 Most Influential Women (MIW) in the Collision Repair Industry. The 2007 awards event will be held in November at the magnificent Wynn Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

Akzo Nobel will continue its annual scholarship, in conjunction with the I-CAR Education Foundation, in the name of the Most Influential Women for females seeking a career in the collision repair industry. With the 2007 program, more than $100,000 in scholarship funds have been awarded in the name of the Most Influential Women.

To place nominations for the 2007 MIW award, please visitwww.AkzoNobelCarRefinishes.net. Nominations can also be submitted by fax to Scott Emerine at 423.929.7222 or by e-mail tosemerine@cenergy.com. The deadline for submissions is July 27, 2007.