40 Leaders Under Forty

40 Leaders Under Forty

Sponsored by InterBusiness Issues magazine, 40 Leaders Under Forty is an annual celebration of leadership in central Illinois. Through nominations submitted by the community, the area's top young leaders are honored each year at a prestigious reception.

Nominations for the 2015 class of 40 Leaders are now being accepted! The deadline for submissions is 5pm, Friday, September 11, 2015. The 22nd annual 40 Leaders Under Forty award ceremony will take place on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at the Par-A-Dice Hotel in East Peoria. Send us your nomination today! Have questions? Visit our FAQ page.

Check out the November 2014 issue of iBi to read all about last year's class of distinguished young leaders, and visit our YouTube channel to watch videos of 40 Leaders alumni!


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Thanks to Our Sponsors!

Caterpillar, Inc.RLI Corp.
Par-A-Dice Hotel CasinoFarnsworth Group
Bradley University EMBAOSF Saint Francis Medical Center
Commerce BankQuinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo
Comcast BusinessGallagher Coyle
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