NJBIZ accepting nominations for 2023 awards

Dawn Furnas//December 28, 2022

NJBIZ accepting nominations for 2023 awards

Dawn Furnas//December 28, 2022

Haven’t committed to a new year’s resolution yet? How about making a point to nominate an individual or company in your industry deserving of recognition? 

NJBIZ is now accepting nominations for 2023 awards, including Leaders in Digital Technology, Health Care Heroes, ICON Awards, Forty Under 40 and many more. 

Nominations are judged by an independent panel of peers, which often include past honorees of the same program. 

NJBIZ Best 50 Women in Business
The NJBIZ Best 50 Women in Business program recognizes 50 women who have made a significant impact on New Jersey business and the community at large. – CHRISTOPHER FLANEGAN PHOTOGRAPHY LLC

Past award honorees include: 

  • Several CEOs of leading New Jersey health care organizations, such as Robert Garrett of Hackensack Meridian Health; Barry Ostrowsky of RWJBarnabas Health; and Dr. Kerri Powell of Neighborhood Health Services Corp.;
  • Financial leaders, such as Thomas Kemly, president and CEO, Columbia Bank; Alberto Garofalo, Bank of America, market president for New Jersey; and Ralph Albert Thomas, longtime executive director and CEO of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants; 
  • Leaders in education, including former New Jersey Institute of Technology President Joel Bloom; former NJIT executive Judith Sheft, who now serves as executive director of the New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology; Rowan University President Ali Houshmand; and Huntington Learning Center founder Eileen Huntington and daughter Anne, who currently serves as president;
  • Law firm executives Frank Giantomasi of CSG Law; and Diana Manning of Bressler, Amery & Ross PC;  
  • Real estate leaders Steven Denholtz, CEO of Denholtz Associates, and Joel Lubin, vice chairman of JLL
  • And manufacturing titans, such as John Kennedy, CEO of the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program; and Moonsun Park, chief financial officer of Sharp Electronics Corp.  

Once an honoree is selected for any of the award programs, there is no cost to participate. In fact, each honoree will receive: 

  • A profile in a supplement distributed during the in-person events and inserted into a future issue of NJBIZ; 
  • A desktop award;
  • Ticket to the awards ceremony;
  • And other promotional materials.

The nomination process is simple. Plus, there is a $25 early-bird discount for nominations through Jan. 31, 2023, with just a few exceptions (early-bird deadlines are noted in each event nomination form). 

For more information about our nomination process, click here to sign up for one of our information sessions taking place in January. 

To view all 2023 NJBIZ events, click here.