Friday, September 13, 2019
The Commons
Featuring: Ellie Sims, CEO of The Bee Corp


The Columbus Young Professionals (CYP) and the Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce are proud to host the NextGen Awards in an effort to raise the visibility of emerging talent and highlight individual achievement this year at the NextGen Awards Ceremony Luncheon.

The awards will recognize four deserving individuals and one business selected for their selfless leadership, intelligence, exuberance and dedication to improving the community.


Indiana-based The Bee Corp scooped the Sustainability Award at the Forbes AgTech awards in Salinas CA. Out of 300 applicants, nine were chosen to pitch. CEO of the Bee Corp, Ellie Symes is our speaker at NextGen Awards on Sept. 13 Her star continues to rise…..

Congratulations to the following who will be recognized on September 13:

  • YP Volunteer of the Year –
  • YP Innovator of the Year –
  • YP Educator of the Year
  • Unsung Hero
  • NextGen Business of the Year

Contact Info:

  • Kami Adams 
  • Phone: 812-379-4457
  • Address: 500 Franklin St. Columbus, IN 47201

2017 NextGen Awards Ceremony Luncheon Photos

Photo Credit: Ali Elizabeth Photography