Nominate a Rising Star for the Economic Development 40 Under 40 Awards

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Nominations for the 2025 Awards will open in Fall 2024.

This biennial awards ceremony, co-hosted by Development Counsellors International and Jorgenson Consulting, honors and recognizes economic development’s top 40 individuals under 40 years of age who demonstrate strong leadership, commitment and innovation every day in the workplace.

Our 2023 winners were celebrated on January 29 at the International Economic Development Council Leadership Summit in Tucson, Arizona. The winners uplift diverse voices and perspectives and have utilized their skillset to build inclusive, forward-thinking communities as the economic development industry navigated the challenges of the last few years.

The DCI 40 Under 40 nomination form for 2025 will open in the fall of 2024.
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