The Cobb Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of the top young professionals in the community. Cobb Young Professionals, the Cobb Chamber’s networking group for young professionals in their 20s and 30s, is seeking nominations for its 2021 Next Generation Award. This award celebrates the accomplishments and influence of young professionals who, through hard work and commitment, have made an impact within the community.


Cobb Young Professionals is dedicated to the encouragement and promotion of young professionals in the workplace. The group hosts monthly socials to provide young professionals an opportunity to network with others and seminars featuring influential and inspiring speakers. Leadership Luncheons are also held quarterly, to allow young professionals the chance to have lunch and network with some of the most prominent business and community leaders in Cobb County.


Nominees for the Next Generation Award must be active in the community, essential to their profession through demonstrated leadership and offer a unique perspective. Recipients should be someone who others can admire, learn from and celebrate. Any young professional in their 20s and 30s can be nominated, but only members of the Cobb Chamber can be honored with the award as a next generation leader.


To nominate a young professional, nomination forms can be found at Nominations are open until Friday, June 18.


The Next Generation Award will be presented to two winners at the Cobb Chamber’s Marquee Monday, presented by Superior Plumbing, on August 9 at the Coca-Cola Roxy Theatre. Thank you to the Next Generation Awards Sponsor, Credit Union of Georgia and Cobb Young Professionals Presenting Sponsor, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for making this award possible.


For more information on the Cobb Young Professionals or the Next Generation Award, please contact Rebecca Chadwick at 770-859-2358 or