Nominate a local visionary

November 4, 2020

Strive Young Professionals Group of the Sault has confirmed the fourth Algoma Visionary Awards and the first virtual event, which is slated to take place on January 15, 2021.

As such, nominations for the 2021 Algoma Visionary Awards are now being accepted.

Strive YPG intends to recognize 17 young professionals across the Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma region.

Each individual will be recognized for their efforts to achieve greatness in leadership, community engagement, professional achievement, volunteerism and mentoring in the community.

There are two categories to nominate a young professional — Awards of Distinction and Industry Awards.

Awards of Distinction include:

·       Community Champion and Civic Pride

·       Leadership

·       Business/Professional Development Achievement

·       Excellence in Entrepreneurship

·       Strive Game Changer

·       Strive Member of the Year

·       Strive Young Professional of the Year

Industry Awards include:

·       Arts, Music and Culture

·       Business Administration

·       Consumer and Retail

·       Environmental and Natural Resources

·       Health Sciences

·       Hospitality and Tourism

·       Information Technology

·       Lifestyle and Wellness

·       Public and Social Services

·       Trades and Labour

Find out more about the AVA Gala by visiting the Strive website.

Fill out a nomination form by clicking here to nominate a deserving individual in our community. The deadline for nominations is November 30.

About Strive YPG:

StriveYPG was developed in 2012 by the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce to fill a representation gap for individuals between the age of 19 to 40.

This subcommittee of the Sault’s Chamber of Commerce has an elected executive, which is rotated annually based on its active membership’s votes.

The elected executive of Strive works with other groups, individuals, and businesses inside of the community to provide networking events, learning development opportunities, and community involvement initiatives.

Strive’s mission is to assist young professionals in reaching higher potential through community development, networking events, training opportunities, and recognizing achievements for the purposes of attraction and retention of young professionals in the community.