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Business News of Monday, 13 August 2018

Source: Exodus Communications

'40 under 40 Awards' closes nominations

The second edition of the Forty under 40 Award 2018 closes nominations this Friday 17th August.

The Awards Gala which brought together about 350 guests, and 121 nominees is an initiative of Xodus Communications Limited seeks to identify, honour and celebrate a cross-section of the nation's most influential and accomplished young business leaders under the age forty from a wide range of industries, who are committed to business growth, professional excellence and community service and have risen through the ranks of their companies or industries at a relatively young age.

We believe that in putting the spotlight on these young achievers it will not only celebrate them but also build a strong platform for them by giving a voice and opportunities to the next generation of industry pacesetters whiles building a positive attitude in our youth to strive for excellence at a tender age.

The second edition of the Awards slated for 13th October, 2018 at Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel is endorsed by the Ministry of Business Development, National Youth Authority and the National Entrepreneurship and Innovation. And supervised by An Awarding Board comprising; Prof. Atta Peters, Dr Paul Fynn, Prof. Essilfie Conduah, Dr. Ato Conduah and Dr. Ken Kwaku.

Our Awarding Board is seeking outstanding entrepreneurs, executives, managers and professionals in the public, private and non-profit sectors and will recognise attributes such as achievements in business, experience and innovation, vision, leadership and community involvement. We aim to recognise and celebrate 40 emerging leaders under the age 40 who demonstrate or impact personally/professionally through exceptional leadership.

The Awards categories covers a wide range of all the various sectors, ranging from banking and finance, health and wellness, human resource and development, education, Insurance , Investment and pensions, law, government and government agencies, manufacturing, logistics and supplies, real estate development sales and marketing/advertising/communications, technology and innovations, mining and natural resources, family business, agriculture, theatre and arts, journalism, fashion, law, sports, event management, food/ catering beverages, technology and innovation.

Others include, oil and gas, beauty and lifestyle ,aviation, media, transport/automotive, hospitality safety and security, journalism, travel and tourism, shipping and maritime, music and entertainment, energy, philanthropy and non-profit, printing/press and publishing, social enterprise and community development, consultancy and professional services, Telecom & mobile/software development and authorship and creative writing .