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40 Under 40 Submission Form

Prairie Business 40 under 40

Prairie Business magazine’s 40 under 40 listing is slated to run in the December 2015 issue. We are seeking nominations for candidates from North Dakota, South Dakota and western Minnesota for this year’s 40 under 40. In order to be considered, candidates must be 39 years old or younger (and can’t turn 40 until January 2014 or later). We are looking for the cream of the crop, business leaders, CEOs and senior managers at businesses in the region or economic development officials, state or municipal agencies, university officials or nonprofits. Some may be entrepreneurs who started their own business; others may be in family businesses or may be national or regional experts. We feel this is a great way to showcase the best and brightest young business leaders the region has to offer and also a good way for companies to promote the accomplishments of their new crop of leaders. We’re looking for some general information on each candidate (name, age in December 2015, company name, location, a high-resolution color head and shoulders mug shot, and general biographical info about their accomplishments and any letters of support. Feel free to mention any awards they have won or involvement with a Young Professionals Group or community/volunteer work.

In addition to submitting your nomination form please email a high resolution photo of your nominee to You will be notified when the nominee's photo has been received.

Please understand that the selection process is quite intensive and not all candidates will be published.

The deadline to nominate candidates is OCTOBER 16, 2015.

40 Under 40 Form