Now Accepting Nominations for the 5th Annual 4 Under 40 Awards

Posted By: Katie Greene (deleted) Chamber News,

Recognizing Emerging Leaders

Strong leadership in the High Country remains foundational to the success of the business community.  In an effort to honor emerging leaders in the area, the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 5th Annual 4 Under 40 Awards in four categories including Business Owner, Rising Star, Non-Profit, and Education.

Nominee requirements are as follows:

  • must be 39 years-old or younger
  • must exhibit professional success while a member of the Boone area community
  • must be submitted BEFORE April 16th at 4:30pm

Nomination Form

Four finalists will be recognized in each category during the 5th Annual 4 Under 40 Awards Ceremony,  scheduled to stream LIVE from the Appalachian Theatre in Downtown Boone on Tuesday, May 11th at 6:00pm.  Registration for the awards ceremony can be found here.  

In addition, the Respect Your Elder Award will be presented to an individual who displays a deep impact as an influencer, motivator, and mentor to our emerging leaders for tomorrow.

The  5th Annual 4 Under 40 Awards is made possible by suppot of our title sponsor, Appalachian Commercial Real Estate, with additional support from presenting sponsors Beach Mountain Resort, Mast General Store, and Truist Bank.

Recap of the 4th Annual 4 Under 40 Awards Ceremony

For questions regarding nomination form or event details, please contact the staff of the BACC at or 828-264-2225.