Economic Development’s Rising Stars

Know someone with true grit, who is a rising star in the economic development industry, and who is younger than 40 years old? Then we want to know about them.

Development Counsellors International (DCI) is seeking nominations for our 40 Under 40 awards, which recognize 40 professionals under the age of 40 who are game changers in the economic development industry, and leaving their mark on our profession.

Nominees must be 40 years old or younger as of December 31, 2014. DCI’s 40 Under 40 Selection Committee will review nominations during the month of November, winners will be notified in December and DCI will officially announce and recognize them at IEDC’s Leadership Conference in Palm Beach, Fla., January 25, 2015.

The deadline to nominate is October 31, 2014. For questions, please reach out to Susan Brake by email at susan.brake(at) or by phone at 303.455.9601.

There are two ways to nominate:

1. Send Us Their Email

2. Fill out the Nomination Form: 

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