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Welcome to the Inside Business 2018 Top Forty Under 40 Awards

Please create an account to start your nomination, or log in to continue or edit an existing nomination.  Please note that your login will not work for this nomination site.

Nominees will be evaluated for their vision and leadership, innovation and achievements, and strategies for success, but emphasis will be placed on their community service including the impact of their volunteer work, their commitment, and the diversity of interests and involvement.  All nominees must be under the age of 40 on Oct. 22, 2018.

Deadline for nominations is 5 p.m., Aug. 1. Honorees will need to be available for photos during the month of September. Honorees will be featured in a special issue in October and presented with the award at a banquet.

How to enter
To enter the competition, you must submit our online form before the deadline. The judges request strict adherence to the form and do expect answers to specific questions.
If you'd like to preview the nomination questions, please click on "Resources" at the top right and download the Offline Worksheet file.  Nominations must be submitted via the online form, but this document can be used to help you prepare your responses.

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Judging criteria
Business Success - judges look for innovation, leadership roles and mentoring.
Community Service -  judges look for a diversity of community support; emphasis is placed on this category during judging.