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50 Under Fifty facts

Published:Wednesday | June 6, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Nominations for the '50 Under Fifty Business Leaders Shaping Jamaica's Future Awards' are now open and will close on June 15. Persons can log on to the website www.psoj.org to access the nomination form and criteria for the nominees.

Beginning September through to November, the winners will be highlighted in The Gleaner (both print and online), on Flow's channel 100, and on the PSOJ's website and its Private Eye eZine.

The Awards, one of the official events on the Jamaica 50 calendar, will culminate with a formal banquet on November 29, where the 50 awardees will be honoured. Guest speaker at that gala affair will be Dr Freeman Hrabowski III, president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County and one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People for 2012.

The other sponsors of the '50 Under Fifty Business Leaders Shaping Jamaica's Future Awards' include Spanish Court Hotel, Caribbean Producers Jamaica, Wealth Magazine, Secrets Resorts, GraceKennedy, EXIM Bank Jamaica, The Marketing Counselors and Panmedia Jamaica.