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Calling all superstars: CFI opens nominations for 2023 Top 10 Under 40

Nominate the best of 2023! Deadline: August 5th, 2023

June 16, 2023  By  Jennifer Ellson

It’s time to kick off Canadian Forest Industries‘ search for the 2023 Top 10 Under 40! We’re on the lookout for amazing young individuals who’ve rocked their fields and deserve some serious recognition.

So, here’s your chance to shine the spotlight on the superstars you know. Maybe it’s that awe-inspiring entrepreneur, the sawmill genius, the machine wizard, the extraordinary logger, or the visionary forester who’s changing the game. We want to hear about them!

To nominate someone, just head over to www.woodbusiness.ca/top-10-under-40 to fill out the nomination form. Don’t hold back – tell us all about their incredible achievements and why they’re so  impressive. If you’ve got any testimonials, portfolios, or cool stuff to back them up, even better!

But hey, time is of the essence. The deadline is August 5th, 2023. So, make sure you get those nominations in before the clock runs out.


We’ll be on the lookout for the cream of the crop – the folks who’ve pushed boundaries and made a real difference. The chosen nominees will become part of an exclusive group, inspiring others and leaving their mark on the world.

Who can be nominated?

Nominations are open for anyone in the logging, sawmilling or associated industries who is under the age of 40 as of December 31, 2022. Equipment and technology suppliers are also welcome.

Strong work ethic, leadership by example and efforts to grow the quality of our industry will be acknowledged.

We’re excited to see your nominations pour in and celebrate the best of the best in 2023. These incredible young individuals are raising the bar and making things happen, so let’s give them the recognition they truly deserve!

Winners will receive a certificate and be featured in the September/October 2023 issue of CFI.

Need some inspiration? Check out last year’s Top 10 Under 40 winners.

Submit your nominations!

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