40 Under 40 Awards

Congratulations to the 2016 class of forty under 40 awards winners!

The Association Forum and USAE weekly newspaper are pleased to congratulate the association community’s 40 most accomplished professionals under the age of 40.

The fourth annual Forty Under 40® Awards  recognizes 40 up-and-coming association or nonprofit professionals who are under the age of 40, demonstrate high potential for success in leadership roles and exhibit a strong commitment to the association management and nonprofit industries. Meet the 2016 class and view their cohorts from 2015, 2014 and 2013

The 40 honorees will be recognized and celebrated in several ways:

  • Profiles and interviews will be published in a special Forty Under 40 Awards section of USAE newspaper;
  • A Forty Under 40 Awards reception will be held on Dec. 14 at the IVY Boutique Hotel, Chicago
  • where the honorees will receive their recognitions and have the opportunity to network with established association leaders as well as top executives from the program’s partners; and
  • During Association Forum's Holiday Showcase® 2016 brunch at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on Dec. 15.


Please contact awards@associationforum.org with any questions.


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Thank you to the 2016 Forty Under 40 Awards Sponsors.

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