New York, NY, (PRWEB) May 6, 2009
The Network Journal (http://www.tnj.com), the New York tri-state premier monthly magazine for Black professionals, corporate executives and small business owners, will honor its 40 Under Forty achievement award of 2009 on Thursday, June 18. The 12th annual awards dinner, will be hosted by Shon Gables, of Black Enterprise Business Report; and Randal D. Pinkett, Ph.d., co-founder, chairman and CEO of BCT Partners, and winner of NBC's "The Apprentice". The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Times Square, 1605 Broadway (and 49th St.) from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The dinner is sponsored by: Amtrak, AXA, Jennifer Temps, Inc., Sovereign Bank, WBLS Radio and WNYC Radio.
"As we celebrate the 12th Anniversary of our 40 Under Forty Achievers awards, The Network Journal cherishes its role in recognizing up-and-coming African-American men and women, who show promise and commitment in their careers, and dedication to their community," said Aziz Gueye Adetimirin, publisher of The Network Journal.
The 2009 list of honorees includes residents of the NY tri-state region and major cities throughout the country, who represent entrepreneurs and professionals in a range of business sectors. This high-profile recognition event showcases 40 individuals under the age of 40 who have achieved significant levels of success in their careers or business ventures and are respected business leaders and have shown dynamic leadership in the communities. These 40 achievers will also be profiled in the special June issue of the magazine.
Recipients of the 2009 "40 Under Forty" Achievement award are:
TNJ created the "40 Under Forty" Achievement Awards in 1997 to recognize the next generation of African-American leaders who have proven to be exceptional performers in their industry and who are committed to the development of their community. The program is designed to promote mentorship and professional development by introducing these leaders to the established business community and by promoting them as role models for young African-Americans. For more information on TNJ's "40 Under Forty" Achievement Awards visit http://www.tnj.com or contact Denise Acquaye, 212-962-3791 x206, denise (at) tnj (dot) com.
About The Network Journal
Founded in 1993, The Network Journal (TNJ) is the premier monthly magazine for Black professionals, corporate executives and small business owners. Engaging over 88,000 readers, TNJ is dedicated to connecting, empowering and inspiring this market segment by providing news and commentaries on issues that affect the growth of businesses and the advancement of professionals in the workplace. Along with featuring successful entrepreneurs and professionals who offer insights on business and career-building strategies, TNJ highlights trends in key industries, providing information on valuable resources in the corporate, government, and not-for-profit sectors. Each issue of TNJ includes articles on finance and economy, career, management, healthcare, science and technology, reviews of the hottest automobiles in the industry and features about executives on the move.
Press Contact: Denise Acquaye, The Network Journal, 212-962-3791 x206