It’s that time of year again where people nominate a business or person to receive a Northern Ontario Business Award. This is the 29th year that NOBA is holding its awards event. More than 500 business people will gather in Thunder Bay in October to hear this year’s winners. There are nine categories to choose from including Innovation and First Nations Business Award of Excellence. Nominations need to be in by April 24th and can be submitted online to www.noba.ca The winners are profiled in a video documentary and special high-gloss magazine sent to nearly 50,000 business leaders across the north. Nominations include self-nominations.