Boone Area Chamber of Commerce Now Accepting Nominations For 3rd Annual 4 Under 40 Awards

Posted By: David Jackson Chamber News,



In an ongoing effort to recognize emerging leaders in the High Country business community, the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce announces that nominations for the 2019 4 Under 40 awards are now being accepted.

Winners will be honored at the 3rd-Annual 4 Under 40 awards luncheon, Wednesday April 10th, from 11:30am-1pm at the Harvest House in Boone.

The awards ceremony is presented by Appalachian Commercial Real Estate.

Awards will be distributed to honorees in the following categories: Business Owner, Rising Star, Non-Profit, and Education. Nominees must be 39 years-old or younger and should exhibit professional success while a member of the Boone area community.

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 of tomorrow.

“We are fortunate to live and work in a place where the efforts of the emerging generation of business leaders is celebrated by the entire community,” said Boone Area Chamber of Commerce President/CEO David Jackson. “Boone and the High Country have flourished for decades thanks to some bright business and civically engaged minds. We are excited to provide a showcase where we can highlight the abilities of the next generation of community leaders and shine a spotlight on their efforts and accomplishments.”

Nominations must be received by Friday, March 29th, at 4:30 pm to receive consideration. Nominations can be submitted online by clicking on this link. A printable nomination form can be downloaded at this link and emailed to or dropped off at the chamber office at 870 W. King St, Suite A.

If you have questions, please contact the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce at 828-264-2225 or email