The application period for the 2020 Future Leadership Program is open.
Please submit your application by October 18, 2019.
If you would like more information or have any questions, please contact Mandie Middleton at or call (202) 534-1440.
NCA’s Future Leadership Program awards five deserving young professionals (40 and under) an exclusive opportunity for networking and professional development. For one year, future leaders receive recognition among their colleagues and a hand-selected professional industry mentor, as well as complimentary registration to NCA’s three signature events and the Candy Hall of Fame weekend.
- Opportunity is open to current employees of NCA member companies and qualified retail customers
- Candidates must be 40 years of age or under as of January 1, 2020
- Candidates must have at least three (3) cumulative years of experience in the confectionery industry as of January 1, 2020
- Candidates must demonstrate commitment and dedication to the confectionery industry
- Candidates must have aspirations for executive leadership within the confectionery industry