2024 40under40 Awards

Being seen isn't just about recognition, it's about opening doors to opportunity, collaborations, and growth.

The 2024 40under40 Awards is Western Australia’s pre-eminent program that recognises and celebrates the state’s leading entrepreneurs, innovators, and future business leaders under the age of 40.

The awards recognise not only personal determination, commercial drive and business success but also acknowledges philanthropic and community contributions.

Each year, one exceptional individual is selected from the 40 winners as the First Amongst Equals.

The awards not only identify Western Australia’s top 40 young business achievers, but also singles out those who excel in the below categories:

  • Small or Start-up Business (1-30 FTE staff)
  • Medium Sized Business (31-99 FTE staff)
  • Large Sized Business (100+ FTE staff)
  • Family Business
  • Indigenous Business
  • Intrapreneur
  • Professional Services
  • Community, Social Enterprise, or Not for Profit

Claim your moment and let your journey resonate far and wide.


Writing Submission Workshops

Hosted by Sarah Mitchell, Founder of Typeset.

The 2024 40under40 Writing Submission Workshops are open to all registered nominees and will help with their entry submissions.

  • Gain key information about the 40under40 Award entry process.
  • Discover insider tips on how to impress the judges.
  • Learn how to be concise in your writing.
  • Create a submission that is more appealing to the judging panel.
  • Develop story telling techniques to help make your own story more memorable.



Date: Wednesday, 22 November

Time: 9.30am – 11.00am

Venue: Business News


Date: Thursday, 7 December or 14 December

Time: 9.30am – 11.00am

Venue: Online via Zoom

Bookings: To book your place please email events@businessnews.com.au

Key Dates

Tuesday, 10 October
Nominations & entries open
Monday, 18 December
Nominations close
Monday, 29 January
Entries close
Friday, 22 March
Judging complete
Wednesday, 24 April
Awards Gala Dinner tickets sales close
Friday, 3 May
Awards Gala Dinner
Winners announced
Saturday, 4 May
Business News online coverage
Monday, 13 May
Business News feature Lift-out

Awards Gala Dinner

Friday, 3 May 2024
6.30pm (7.00pm) until 11pm
Grand Ballroom, Crown Perth
Business News Events Team - events@businessnews.com.au

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