New York, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2014
The Network Journal (TNJ, http://www.tnj.com), the New York tri-state area’s premier quarterly magazine for Black professionals, corporate executives and small-business owners, announces the recipients of its 2014 "40 Under Forty" Achievement Awards. The annual award recognizes outstanding young African-Americans who are “Reaching for Higher Goals” in their careers while remaining committed to their community’s development.
This year’s class will be honored at the 17th Annual “40 Under Forty” Achievement Awards Dinner on Thursday, June 12, 2014, in New York City. The awards dinner, themed “Reaching for Higher Goals,” will be co-hosted by Terrance McKnight, WQXR weekday evening host and host of the station’s Saturday evening show, All Ears with Terrance McKnight, and Shartia Brantley, producer of Street Signs, CNBC/NBC Universal, and financial news contributor at TheGrio.com. The dinner will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Times Square, 1605 Broadway (at 49th Street), from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., and is sponsored by WBLS and AfricaStrictlyBusiness.com.
For more information, please visit http://www.tnj.com/events/40-under-forty/dinner.html or check newsstands for the latest issue.
“As we celebrate the 17th consecutive year of our 40 Under Forty Achievement Awards, TNJ cherishes its role as a facilitator for our up-and-coming African-American men and women to progress even further in their careers. Through events such as our recognition awards program, TNJ brings these accomplished professionals and entrepreneurs to the attention of our vast network of corporate affiliations,” says Aziz Gueye Adetimirin, TNJ’s founder, publisher and CEO.
Competition for the 40 Under Forty Achievement Awards has become increasingly intense, with the number of entries growing exponentially each year.
TNJ salutes all of the 2014 award recipients:
About the “40 Under Forty”
TNJ created the 40 Under Forty Achievement Awards in 1997 to recognize young African-Americans who have proven to be exceptional performers in their industry and committed contributors to the advancement of their community. The program is designed to promote mentorship and professional development for these next-generation leaders by introducing them to the established business community 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 Sabrina D. Eady at 212-962-3791 x206, or at Sabrina@tnj.com.
About The Network Journal
Founded in 1993, The Network Journal (TNJ) is the premier quarterly magazine for Black professionals, corporate executives and small-business owners. Engaging more than 98,325 readers, TNJ is dedicated to connecting, empowering and inspiring this market segment by providing news and commentary 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 resources and opportunities at the corporate, government, and not-for-profit levels. Each issue also includes articles on finance and economy, career, management, health and fitness, technology, global business, Africa, and book reviews, as well as a calendar of events.