The SouthCoast Emerging Leaders awards is a partnership of SouthCoast Media Group, Leadership SouthCoast, Charlton College of Business at UMass Dartmouth, and the New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce and its SouthCoast Young Professionals Network.
Five SouthCoast Emerging Leader awards will be given in 2017 to professionals who demonstrate leadership talent and skill and a commitment to creating a better SouthCoast community.
Nominations will be solicited from the community and winners will be chosen by a selection committee made up of representatives from each of the partner organizations.
Nominations for the 2017 "SouthCoast Five" award winners can be made between February 27, 2017 – April 14, 2017
To be eligible, nominees must meet the following criteria:
• 39 or younger as of June 1, 2017
• Work or live in the SouthCoast
• Demonstrated leadership in community and profession
To nominate an emerging SouthCoast leader, complete the online application by clicking the "submission" tab above. Please be as thorough as possible in your description, as this information will be used to select our awardees.
Click here to fill in the form
* Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and cash bar will be available.