Nominations Are Being Accepted For 2020 Candy Hall Of Fame Class


Cleveland — The NCSA, which administers the Candy Hall of Fame, is now accepting nominations for the 2020 induction class.

Induction into the Candy Hall of Fame is the highest honor in the confectionery industry, and is open to individuals across all disciplines from sales and marketing to engineering and R&D professionals. Inductees exhibit exemplary service to the industry “over and above their personal careers, consistently and substantively performing at a level beyond normal job requirements and expectations, resulting in significant contributions advancing the overall category and/or individuals within the category,” according to the NCSA.

To be eligible for consideration, nominees must meet the following criteria:

  • Twenty (20) years of service to the confectionery industry (buyers must have at least 10 years of experience) and 50 years of age at the time of nomination.
  • Demonstrated loyalty to building and supporting the confectionery industry through active participation over and above job requirements.
  • Significant contributions to the educational and/or professional development of the industry and its initiatives and programs
  • Must attend the Candy Hall of Fame Induction event (unless it is a posthumous induction).
  • Unimpeachable record of integrity and respect
  • A current NCSA member.
  • If retired or deceased, nomination must be within two (2) years of either event.

Nominations are welcomed from any source and must include proof the criteria above have been met, according to the NCSA. Additionally, letters of support from people familiar with a nominee’s qualifications can be submitted to the NCSA Board of Directors and Candy Hall of Fame Selection Committee.

Nominations are open until February 3. Download a nomination application.