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Since its inception in 2002, the New Hampshire Union Leader's annual 40 Under Forty awards have honored more than 720 outstanding Granite Staters making a difference in their communities and professions.  Nominations are gathered from across the state and are followed by a reception in March. 


NOMINATIONS 

We are now accepting nominations for the 2020 Class of the 40 Under Forty.  

Guidelines:

  • Candidates should have already contributed significantly to their field, their community and/or the state and should have the potential to do much more in future years.
  • Nominees must not turn 40 before February 1, 2020.
  • Nominees must have lived in the state for the past three years.
  • Candidates may nominate themselves.
  • Previous winners are not eligible.
  • Past nominations that were not selected can be submitted with updated information
  • Selections are not final until announced.
  • The number of nominations received for a person has no bearing on the judging process
  • Additional letters or emails of recommendation will not be accepted
  • DEADLINE: All nominations must be received by September 30, 2019

SUBMIT A NOMINATION


Class of 2020 40 Under Forty Announcement

The 2020 class of 40 Under Forty will be announced on Monday, January 27, 2020. The announcement will be in a special 40 Under Forty section in the Union Leader. To advertise in the section email advertise@unionleader.com


Event - March 18, 2020 at the Grappone Conference Center, Concord, NH

A reception for the 40 Under Forty Class of 2020 will be held in March. 

View the event recap and photos from 2019


Sponsorship

Become a sponsor and be a part of one of the most followed events in New Hampshire. Sponsors receive year round recognition from the nomination process through the special section to the event.  There is no better opportunity for your business to be seen by the most influential Granite Staters. For more information contact Stephanie Baxter at 603-206-7833 or sbaxter@unionleader.com


 

 

Forty Under 40 Event Program

SUBMIT A NOMINATION