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Top 4 Under 40 Program

The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to kick off the NEW Top 4 Under 40 Program in 2022. This program is designed to recognize the efforts of young leaders in our community and region.

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Who Should Be Nominated?

Submit Nomination!

Nominees must be someone who:

  • Is between the ages of 21- 39
  • Is an Aberdeen and/or Brown County resident
  • Exemplifies the qualities of a true leader and “Aberdonian”
  • Is enroute or has already truly impacted our community for the better through their career and profession, community and civic involvement, personal or philanthropic efforts, etc.
  • Makes our community a better place because they’re in it



To nominate someone for an award,

  • Complete the Nomination Form
  • Submit to the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce by May 1, 2022 

Completed forms can be emailed to or mailed to:         516 S Main Street
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Judging Process:

Once nomination forms are received, the Chamber will contact all nominees and have them complete an official application. All applications will be judged by members of the Chamber Board of Directors, who will narrow the pool down to the top 10 candidates. Those candidates will be interviewed and from that pool of candidates, the Top 4 Under 40 will be selected by members of the Chamber’s Executive Board.

Recipient Recognition:

The Top 4 under 40 will be publicly recognized in October 2022 with an award presentation as well as through the Chamber’s PROGRESS Magazine, social media, website, etc. Each recipient will receive a $250 cash prize.


Contact the Chamber at (605) 225-2860 or

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