Watch a video about NextGen Under 30’s call for nominations.
Investing in the next generation, important to Oklahoma’s future.
Nominations are open NOW!
About NextGen Under 30
In just ten years, the NextGen Under 30 program has expanded throughout Oklahoma, with 1,238 award winners selected from 7,000 nominees, from over 400 different companies and organizations located in cities and towns across the entire State of Oklahoma.
By the year of 2020, Millennials will make up nearly half of our workforce in Oklahoma.
Do you know any young adult OVER-ACHIEVER Oklahomans doing amazing things in Oklahoma and who are 30 years old in 2020 or younger?
The NextGen under 30 LEADERSHIP and AWARD RECOGNITION Program was founded in 2010 has received over 7,000 nominations as there are many young talented young Oklahomans living in Oklahoma.
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 boundaries beyond their years and someone you know who are worthy of winning this award.
The NextGen under 30 award program will again be OPEN starting on February 3, 2020.
Donald B. Swift
Garland McWatters, May 18, 2017 click to play
NextGen under 30 Event Calendar 2020
Nominations OPEN! February 3, 2020
NextGen Alumni Reception May 7, 2020 at Gaillardia Country Club – 5:30 to 8:30
Nomination Deadline September 15, 2020
Application Deadline September 15, 2020
Ambassador Meeting January 11, 2020 at the Oklahoma History Center
NextGen Winners Announce October 1, 2020 on NextGen Under 30 website
Day at the State Capitol October 19, 2020 at Oklahoma State Capitol OKC OK
Networking Luncheon TBD OU MBA Price Graduate College of Business OKC campus
NextGen Award Ceremony 22-Jan-2021
5:00 – 6:00 Rehearsal, 6:00 – 7:00 Cocktail Reception, Dinner and Award Ceremony 7:00 – 9:00
Embassy Suites Hotel Norman OK
with friends, family, and business associates
A few words about the NextGen Under 30 program
Now in its tenth 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.
2020 Nomination Categories
Under 30 Foundation
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