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.

About the Awards

Since 1998, the awards program has recognized over 700 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 300 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- Congratulations to all of the 2018 Honorees!

We enjoyed honoring them all at the 40 Under 40 Awards event on November 1st! Watch the video below for a sneek peak at some of the great ways they are working to shape the Pittsburgh region.

Nominations Are Open!

Do you know someone under the age of 40 whose professional and community activities are transforming our region?  Consider nominating that person for the 2019 40 Under 40 Awards!

The deadline for nominations is Sunday, May 12, 2019.
Nominate HERE!

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