These annual awards recognize 40 individuals making a difference in West Michigan. Since 2002, the Grand Rapids Business Journal has recognized over 300 dynamic young professionals who have achieved personal success, demonstrated business leadership, and made significant civic contributions to our community. For consideration in 2017, applicants must be under 40 years old as of October 16, 2017.
Each October, the high-profile event is attended by hundreds of corporate, business, community and government leaders. The honorees will also be featured in a special publication this October that will be included in an issue of the Business Journal and viewable online. Full details on the 2017 event will be announced soon.
We are pleased to introduce the 2017 Grand Rapids Business Journal 40 Under 40 Honorees!
- Click here to view the Honorees and full profiles in an online preview of the magazine supplement that was inserted into the October 16 issue of GRBJ.
- Click here to see the Honorees in a Facebook photo album.
- Learn more about our 2017 Distinguished Alumnus, Tami VandenBerg.
We hope that you can join us for the celebration on October 24!
Tickets include food, drinks and entertainment.
Note: This event is for those age 21+ only.
Event timeline (subject to change)
5:00pm Public registration, networking, food & drink
6:30pm Stage program/entertainment begins in theatre
7:10pm Welcome, 40 Under 40 awards program begins
7:20pm 2017 Distinguished Alumnus, Tami VandenBerg
7:30pm Judging criteria
7:40pm Award presentations to 40 honorees
Attend the party, buy tickets here!
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