Top 20 Under 40 – Northwestern Ontario Visionary Awards


Shift NetworkTHUNDER BAY – On January 21, 2012 at Fort William Historical Park, The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce and ShiftNetwork will be hosting the Northwestern Ontario Visionary Awards (NOVA) sponsored by Tbaytel.

During this gala evening we will celebrate the brightest young stars in Thunder Bay and around the region as we honour the regions’ Top 20 under 40. We are looking for nominations for those under the age of 40 (by Dec. 31, 2011) who show strong leadership and commitment to their community.

Beginning September 21, 2011 nominations can be made for any individual who fits the criteria. Deadline for nominations is October 15th.

Judges from Thunder Bay and region will be reviewing all nominations and making their selections based on a variety of criteria such as professional achievements, leadership initiatives and community involvement.

Thunder Bay Chamber Chair of the Board, Michael Nitz enthused, “The Chamber is extremely excited to partner with SHIFT to recognize young business people across our region for the NOVA awards. These awards will reward individuals under 40 years of age who have achieved success while displaying strong leadership skills and contributing to their communities”.

For more information and to review the nomination process visit or call 807-624-2628

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