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Since 1991, Crain's Detroit Business has gathered 40 of the community's overachievers for a special salute. Past winners have started companies, found success at a young age, established businesses and made nonprofits stronger.

The deadline to nominate a candidate for the 2020 class of 40 under 40 is Monday, May 4. After being nominated, candidates will receive an email and have until Monday, May 11 to complete a separate application.

Final decisions about who is selected for the 2020 class will be sent directly to candidates. 

To begin the nomination process, start here: NOMINATE A CANDIDATE

*REMINDER: Candidates must be 39 years old or younger on September 7, 2020 to qualify. There is also a $99 fee – that includes a yearlong Membership to Crain's – to nominate. 

For questions about this program or form, please contact Amy Bragg at abragg@crain.com. Sample application questions are available here: