Future Leadership Program Nomination

  • Please complete the form below to nominate someone for the 2022 Future Leadership Program. Upon submitting the form, the nominee will be notified of their nomination.

    Nominations for the 2022 Future Leadership class will be accepted through Friday, Oct. 1, 2021.

    To be eligible for nomination, the person must meet the following criteria:

    • Candidate must be a current employee of an NCA member company or qualified retail customer. 
    • Candidate must be 40 years of age or younger as of January 1, 2022. 
    • Candidate must have at least three (3) cumulative years of professional experience in the confectionery industry as of January 1, 2022. 
    • Candidate must aspire to executive leadership within the confectionery industry. 
    • Candidate must demonstrate commitment and dedication to NCA and the confectionery industry. 
    • Candidate must have the support of their employer to participate if selected. 

    Future Leadership Program applications are reviewed by a committee made up of industry professionals, including past Future Leaders, on the following criteria:

    • Leadership experience 
    • Examples of personal and professional development 
    • Writing and communication skills, as demonstrated in applicants’ essay submissions
    • Professionalism and the presentation of their application materials 

    For more information on these elements, view the weighting and criteria for each element of the application.

  • Who is submitting the nomination for the 2022 Future Leadership Program?

  • Who would you like to nominate for the 2022 Future Leadership Program?

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Please complete the form below to nominate someone for the 2021 Future Leadership Program. Upon submitting the form, the nominee will be notified of their nomination. To be eligible for nomination, the person must meet the following criteria:

  • Candidates must be current employees of an NCA member company or qualified retail customer.
  • Candidates must be 40 years of age or under as of January 1, 2021.
  • Candidates must have at least three (3) cumulative years of experience in the confectionery industry as of January 1, 2021.
  • Candidates must demonstrate commitment and dedication to the confectionery industry.
  • Candidates must have aspirations for executive leadership within the confectionery industry.
  • Who is submitting the nomination for the 2021 Future Leadership Program?

  • Who would you like to nominate for the 2021 Future Leadership Program?