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Hardwood Floors Magazine Seeks Nominations for Inaugural "40 Under 40" Awards

Hardwood Floors Magazine,  the official publication of the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA), will honor a group of young wood flooring professionals who are shaping the future of the industry with its first ever “40 Under 40” awards. 

Hardwood Floors Magazine,  the official publication of the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA), will honor a group of young wood flooring professionals who are shaping the future of the industry with its first ever “40 Under 40” awards.

The awards will shine the spotlight on 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 whose career accomplishments have moved them to the forefront. Hardwood Floors Magazine is seeking nominations
of individuals who have brought innovation, high standards, strong character, and a track record of success to both their work and their community. They are the up-and-comers of today, setting the pace for tomorrow.

“There’s a great pool of young wood flooring professionals who are passionate about what they do,” says NWFA President & CEO, Michael Martin. “The future of the industry depends on that passion. That’s why we created the new NWFA Emerging Leaders Network and the ’40 Under 40’ awards – to recognize their contributions and hopefully grow this talented group.”  

Winners will be featured in the October/November 2017 print and digital issues of Hardwood Floors Magazine as well as on HardwoodFloorsMag.com. Nominees must work for an NWFA member company and hold a career within the wood flooring industry to qualify. They must also be under the age of 40 as of November 1, 2017.

A panel of judges will select the winners based on information provided in the online nomination form. To nominate yourself or someone else, visit: https://hardwoodfloorsmag.com/40-40-nomination-form/. Nominations must be submitted by May 31, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Central Time. 

Hardwood Floors Magazine, published by the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA), offers a signature mix of reporting dedicated to providing wood flooring professionals across the supply chain with the information necessary for personal and business success.

The NWFA can be contacted at 800.422.4556 (USA & Canada), 636.519.9663 (local and international), or at www.nwfa.org. 



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