The 40 Under Forty Awards profile Northwest Louisiana's outstanding entrepreneurs, executives, managers, and professionals in public, private, or non-profit sectors. Winners are chosen based on such values as achievement, experience and innovation, vision, leadership, and community involvement.
The 40 Under Forty Awards are held each December. The awards ceremony is the signature event of the Young Professionals Initiative of Northwest Louisiana and is presented by The Forum.
Young Professionals Initiative
Young professionals are business professionals and corporate leaders between ages 21 and 40. They are motivated, educated and community-conscious individuals. YPs are always ready to play hard, work hard, and make a difference in their community.
40 Under Forty Awards Criteria
The 40 Under Forty Awards are open to individuals who meet the criteria:
The following individuals are not eligible: