Date: October 19, 2018
Where: The Millennium Centre
Time: Reception 6:30pm
Dinner 7:30pm
Dress: Black tie optional
Cost: One to seven seats: $75 each (2018 Honorees attend at no charge).
Eight or more seats: $70 each.
Reservation Deadline: October 8, 2018
Payment Deadline: October 15, 2018
Nomination Deadline: August 27, 2018
Make Reservations via phone: 423.979.1300
Contact: Judy Derby | 423.979.1300 |

The Business Journal of Tri-Cities Tennessee/Virginia will honor 40 of the regionís top business professionals Friday, October 19, 2018 at the 26th annual 40 Under Forty awards ceremony. The event starts at 6:30 with cocktails and a live jazz band.

This yearís class of 40 Under Forty honorees will be inducted into a highly-respected group that includes previous winners David Davis, Ron Ramsey, Jason Mumpower, Steve Smith, Tommy Greer, Miles Burdine, Vance Cheek, Jr., April Eads, Robert Feagins, Jeff Fleming, Jon Lundberg, Ben Mallicote, Sam Messimer, Timothy Siglin, David Temple and Tony Treadway, to name a few.

All honoree nominations were accompanied by letters of recommendation from places of employment and service organizations. Nominees are 39 years old or younger as of October 19, 2018, live and work in East Tennessee or Southwest Virginia, are involved in their communities and show the potential to be a leader in the business community during the next decade.

In addition to being recognized at the ceremony, honorees will be featured in the December edition of The Business Journal of Tri-Cities Tennessee/Virginia.

In the December 1993 edition of The Business Journal, the magazine showcased the regionís first class of the next generation of movers and shakers, many of whom have risen to leadership positions in the community today. The Journal promotes young talent through this program ó one that has become the top honor for Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia businesspeople under the age of 40.

The names of the honorees of this yearís 40 Under Forty leadership program will be released via press release and at