Together, the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce and Missourian Media Group are recognizing the up-and-coming generation of area leaders. Following are the rules for the “Outstanding Young Professional Awards.” Awards will be presented at a Chamber luncheon on Monday, October 3, 2022.
Nominees shall be an employee of a company or organization which holds a membership with the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce. Nominees must be 40 years or under as of January 1, 2022.
• Nominations are due at the Chamber Office by August 19, 2022.
• Nominations shall consist of the Official Nomination Form, including the following three questions
o How has the nominee gone above and beyond the call of duty for his or her employment position?
o Tell us about the nominee's involvement in industry-related organizations, including memberships, certifications, leadership roles, and other professional development
o What participation, involvement, or leadership roles has the nominee held in their community?
• The persons selected to receive awards will be notified to ensure attendance at the Chamber Luncheon.
Judging will be done by a committee of five: three from the Membership PR committee of the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce and two from Missourian Media Group. The committee reserves the right to determine additional persons for consideration.
The Outstanding Young Professional Awards were created in 2013. To date, the Chamber and Missourian have honored 119 recipients. Information on past honorees is available at www.washmochamber.org/PastAwardWinners.
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