About 40 Under Forty

Nomination Period: Nov. 23, 2020 - Jan 3, 2021. Nominate a deserving Young Professional today!

The Daytona Beach News-Journal is seeking nominations for this year's Volusia-Flagler 40 Under Forty Awards Banquet to be held virtually on Friday, March 12, 2021 at 12pm.

Nominations will be accepted November 23, 2020 - January 3, 2021. Forty young professionals will be selected from all nominations and the top award winners will be chosen by a panel of judges.

The awards banquet will honor the area's top forty young professionals and award top category awards in the following categories:

Young Professional of the Year - Young Local Government Professional Award - Young Private Sector Professional Award - Young Nonprofit Professional Award - Young Small Business Professional Award
Young Civic Leader Award - Most Charitable Young Professional Award - Rising Star Award

All nominee's will receive an automated response to complete a questionnaire and supply a high resolution headshot. This is to ensure that we have accurate information on each nominee when making the selections and for the events and special feature. The information you supply will be used by The Daytona Beach News-Journal so please be sure it is accurate.

The selected forty will receive a separate message from our events division confirming they have been selected as one of the forty honorees. They will also receive information to secure their complimentary ticket.

Sponsorships are available for this year's program now! Your business has the opportunity to tie your brand to the program from start to finish and be included in all the nomination, events and post marketing efforts. Email njevents@localiq.com for more details.


This event will be hosted virtually this year. Sponsors & honorees will receive digital invite by March 1, 2021.


Tickets are not for sale. Private event for honorees & sponsors.


Honorees & sponsors will receive gift card for UBER Eats.


Virtual event, no parking.