Every year, PUMP teams up with Pittsburgh Magazine to honor 40 outstanding people under the age of 40 whose creativity, vision, and passion enrich our region.

Congratulations to the 2021 Honorees!

In partnership with Pittsburgh Magazine, PUMP is thrilled to announce the 2021 40 Under 40 honorees who were selected by a judging panel from a pool of over 200 nominations!  We look forward to honoring these outstanding individuals at the 40 Under 40 Awards event on November 4th at the Rivers Casino.  Join us for an evening of inspiration and celebration!

2021 40 Under 40 Award Winners
About the Awards

Since 1998, the awards program has recognized over 800 artists, entrepreneurs, doctors, educators, nonprofit executives, public figures, business leaders, behind-the-scenes contributors, and more. 40 Under 40 Honorees are diverse, passionate and committed difference makers that are transforming our City through their professional and community contributions. In a typical year, the nomination pool exceeds 250 submissions making the 40 Under 40 Awards one of the premier recognition opportunities in the region for young Pittsburghers. Following a rigorous review and selection process, all Honorees are chosen by a judging panel of past 40 Under 40 winners, community leaders, and program hosts and sponsors, based on professional and community achievements. All award winners are notified in late summer and then honored at the annual 40 Under 40 Awards celebration held each fall that draws over 400 attendees. In addition to being honored at the 40 Under 40 Awards event, all award winners are featured in the November issue of Pittsburgh Magazine.

A Look Back at the 2020 Honorees!

We enjoyed honoring them all at the 40 Under 40 Awards virtual event last November! Watch the video below for a peak at some of the great ways they are working to shape the Pittsburgh region.

40 Under 40 Awards Celebration!

Join us on November 4th from 6-10 PM at the Rivers Casino for a grand evening of celebration as we honor this year’s class of honorees!

Tickets HERE!

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