The Business Record is seeking nominations for our 20th annual Forty Under 40 Awards. Candidates will be judged on both professional accomplishments and community involvement. Nominees must be less than 40 years old as of March 29, 2019, to be considered for recognition. Nominations must be received by Friday, Jan. 11, at noon. Nominate for the class of 2019 here.

The awards are given annually to 40 local business leaders under the age of 40 for their career achievements and community involvement. Winners are chosen by a panel of past recipients who weigh equally business successes and civic/philanthropic activities.

A profile story is written about honoree and published in the Business Record and an event to recognize each of the honorees is held annually and is attended by more than 450 business and community leaders, friends, families and honorees.

About the nomination process:

Applications may be submitted online at businessrecord.com/40. Name, contact information and date of birth of the nominee are required.

Additional information -- such as a resume, letters of recommendation, etc. -- while not required, is strongly encouraged.

Judging is conducted by past Forty Under 40 recipients and shall remain anonymous.

SUBMIT A NOMINATION

The Business Record is seeking nominations for our 19th annual ?Forty Under 40 Awards. Candidates will be judged on both professional accomplishments and involvement with civic organizations. Nominees must be less than 40 years old as of March 29, 2018, to be considered for recognition. Nominations must be received by Friday, Jan. 12, at noon.

Learn more about Forty Under 40:
Check out the videos below for some tips and advice about the nomination process and how we select the class each year. If you still have more questions about the nomination process, please email BPC Vice President Jason Swanson at jasonswanson@bpcdm.com.

VIDEO: Forty Under 40 FAQ
Chris Conetzkey, publisher of the Business Record, interviews Jason Swanson, vice president at Business Publications Corporation, about some of the most frequently asked Forty Under 40 questions he receives, and gets some advice from Swanson on how to stand out to the nominating committee. Watch Video

VIDEO: How the Forty under 40 class is selected
One of the questions we get asked the most is, "how do you pick the 40 honorees?" To help demystify the process, Business Record Publisher Chris Conetzkey asks BPC Vice President Jason Swanson to explain how the selection process works, who does the judging and what the judges are looking for. Watch Video


Past Forty Under 40's

Class of 2018
Class of 2017
Class of 2016
Class of 2015
Class of 2014
Class of 2013
Class of 2012
Class of 2011
Class of 2010
Class of 2009
Class of 2008

Complete class history

 


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More questions?

Send an email to Jason Swanson, BPC vice president.