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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Nominations Open for TAPPI's 20 Under 30 Contest

TAPPI is requesting nominations for the Young Professionals Division’s Top 20 Under 30 Award. The contest is intended to recognize individuals under the age of 30 who stand out as emerging leaders in the global pulp, paper, packaging and related industries. The deadline to submit nomination forms is Dec. 1, 2014.

“Young Professionals are the future of our industry and we’re excited to give them individual recognition,” said Larry N. Montague, TAPPI president and CEO. “The YP Top 20 Under 30 achievement is one way we can emphasize the creativity we see from this generation of driven and innovative minds as well as encourage them to become more personally involved in the industry.”

In addition to being recognized throughout 2015 in TAPPI’s various publications and online, winners will be invited to attend their division-specific TAPPI conference during 2015 to receive their award.

Nominations can be submitted by completing the online form or by downloading the form . To complete the submission process, both the completed form and and a copy of the nominee’s resume must be emailed to YP@tappi.org.

Nominees do not need to be TAPPI members, however, winners must be a member of TAPPI. To Join TAPPI or renew your membership for award eligibility, visit TAPPI’s membership site.

The Young Professionals Division is composed of TAPPI members that are college undergraduates, recent graduates and young professionals in the industry. The division provides a wide range of products, services and educational opportunities, as well as a means for experiencing different professional areas, resources for career advancement and the chance to network with peers and industry professionals.