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    Get ready to celebrate the rising stars of our community! The highly coveted 40 Under 40 Award, proudly presented by the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, honors exceptional young professionals making a remarkable impact on our society. 


    This prestigious accolade is reserved for those under 40 years old as of September 21, 2023, who live or work in the dynamic counties of Brunswick, New Hanover, or Pender, and demonstrate an unwavering commitment to serving others. 


    Join us in recognizing the next generation of trailblazers who are transforming our world for the better! These outstanding individuals embody excellence in their respective fields. Past winners have demonstrated their passion for community service through various nonprofits or have taken on leadership roles within their businesses or churches.


    Nominations for 2023 are now closed.


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  • A panel of judges that includes chamber leadership, previous award winners, local business leaders, and government partners will choose the recipients based on the content submitted, so be detailed and specific in your nomination!


    Questions about nominations can be sent to Laura Brogdon-Primavera at primavera@wilmingtonchamber.org


    To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, contact Megan Mullins at mullins@wilmingtonchamber.org


  • Meet previous award winners: