Top 25 Categories and Mission
The mission of this awards presentation is to create a sustainable ongoing environment that brings leaders together and showcases their attributes and contributions.
Accounting Services: Recognizing a person or company that is thriving and is a Force For Change amid adversity.
BANKING: Recognizing a person or company that is thriving and is a Force For Change amid adversity.
CONSTRUCTION & UTILITIES: Honors NJ’s most innovative and high-quality construction projects and safety programs that are a Force For Change in the state.
CONSUMER PRODUCTS: In the true spirit of being a Force for Change, we are looking for innovations that not only address a need and solve a problem but also seize an opportunity and create a new market or industry.
CYBERSECURITY: Recognizing companies, products or individuals that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security.
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION ADVOCATE: Honoring people or companies who are a Force For Change by excelling in their gender equality process and procedures.
EDUCATIONAL SERVICES: To encourage and reward an outstanding person who has made significant contributions to the overall advancement of education.
ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY: Recognizes a company’s outstanding environmental and community relations efforts that go above and beyond what is required.
FAMILY BUSINESS: Recognizes family firms that best exemplify strong businesses acumen, active family engagement & innovation.
FRANCHISE: Recognizing the growth and success of a franchise that is a Force For Change in the state.
FUNDING & PRIVATE EQUITY: Aims to cast a light on the individuals, firms and departments which have played a part in investing in alternative companies that are a Force For Change
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS: Recognizes and honors an individual, chapter or coalition/alliance that demonstrates outstanding advocacy or compliance efforts in government affairs.
HEALTHCARE: Honoring visionary leaders and advocates invested in disrupting the health care status quo to serve a greater good.
HOSPITALITY: Showcasing an individual who has exemplified extraordinary achievement and leadership in the restaurant and hospitality industry
INSURANCE: Highlights an individual or a team of professionals working on specific products and services that are a Force For Change that protect families and businesses.
LEGAL: Honoring attorneys who have made a remarkable difference in the legal profession.
LIFE SCIENCE: Recognizing innovation, excellence and those who are a Force For Change in Life Sciences field.
MANUFACTURING: Honors companies that have achieved excellence in manufacturing and are a Force For Change in the state.
MARKETING, PR AND COMMUNICATIONS: Celebrates marketing, advertising and public relations experts who excel in brand innovation and leveraging media outlets.
MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT: Honoring people or companies with a mission to advocate for equality in the industry.
PHILANTHROPY: Recognizing the achievements the most notable citizens or organizations in our state who have dedicated their efforts toward making New Jersey a better place to live.
SOCIAL CHANGE MAKERS: Awards socially conscious problem solvers that are advocating for a better world by tackling that states most crucial social challenges.
SPORTS: Presented to an individual or group who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and made significant contributions to the advancement of minorities through achievements in sports and the workplace.
STEM: Promoting the professional’s contributions to society and recognizing the achievements of the professions’ very best.
TECHNOLOGY: Awarding companies and IT professionals who excel in new, creative solutions to challenges in business.
ENTREPRENEUR: Recognizes business owners who excel in innovation and advocacy.
SAVE THE DATE for the “FORCE FOR CHANGE Recognition Event:
Monday November 8, 2021