About NextGen Under 30
In just eight years, the NextGen Under 30 program has expanded throughout Oklahoma, with 900 award winners selected from 6,000 nominees, from over 400 organizations. This year’s winners hailed from Guymon to Durant to Tahlequah, Tulsa, and Oklahoma City.
Former Governor Mary Fallin: “What a wonderful way to recognize outstanding achievements by Oklahoma’s best and brightest. By the year 2020, Millennials will make up nearly half of our workplace.”
Do you know any young adult OVER-ACHIEVER Oklahomans doing amazing things in Oklahoma and who are 30 years old in 2019 or younger?
The NextGen under 30 Leadership and Award Recognition Program was created in 2010 and has received over 5,500 nominations and honored over 900 honorees through 2018.
The NextGen under 30 mission has been to identify and honor these very talented young Oklahomans as a way of encouraging them to follow their lifetime career goals in Oklahoma.
I want to encourage you to nominate innovative, creative-thinking and inspiring young individuals who push the push the boundaries beyond their years and someone you know who are worthy of winning this award.
Donald B. Swift
Garland McWatters, May 18, 2017 click to play
NextGen under 30 Event Calendar 2019
1 Day Regional Workshop #1 TBD Embassy Suites Hotel Norman OK
1 Day Regional Workshop #2 Mar 28 Southwestern OSU Weatherford OK
1 Day Regional Workshop #3 TBD Broken Arrow Chamber Broken Arrow OK
1 Day Regional Workshop #4 TBD Oklahoma State Univ Stillwater OK
NextGen Alumni Reception May-19 Gaillardia Country Club OKC OK
Two Day Leadership Retreat TBD, 2019 Chickasaw Conf Center Sulphur OK
Nomination Deadline 18-Aug-19
Ambassador Meeting 24-Aug-19 Oklahoma History Ct OKC OK
NextGen Winners Announce 6-Sep-19 nextgenuder 30 website
Day at the State Capitol 23-Sep-19 Oklahoma State Capitol OKC OK
Networking Luncheon 23-Sep-19
NextGen Award Ceremony 15-Nov-19 Embassy Suites Hotel Norman OK
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A few words about the NextGen Under 30 program
Now in its ninth year and having expanded the program’s scope and state-wide reach, NextGen Under 30 recognizes and encourages the next generation of innovative, creative, and inspiring individuals who push the boundaries in various categories of endeavor. In addition, award winners are selected based upon their participation in and contribution to their communities. A panel of respected business and civic leaders serve as judges.
Nominations for the 2019 NextGen Under 30 competition are now open!
2019 Nomination Categories
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