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Eligibility and Key Criteria:

  • Must be 39 years old or younger as of January 1, 2024
  • Must be an employee, owner, or managing partner at a U.S. franchised new car dealership
  • Must complete and submit the form below in its entirety by October 13, 2023
  • Nominations can be submitted for oneself or on behalf of another person
  • If you have a received a 40 Under 40 award from any publication in the last 5 years, you are ineligible to participate at this time

Join us as we celebrate excellence in the automotive industry with the inaugural CBT News 40 Under 40 Awards. We are excited to recognize and honor the outstanding achievements of automotive retailing professionals who have made significant contributions to the industry.

The CBT News 40 Under 40 Awards highlight rising stars in dealerships across the country who have excelled in areas such as sales, management, fixed operations, marketing, customer experience, innovation, and community service. By shining a spotlight on these exceptional individuals, we aim to inspire and motivate others in the automotive industry to strive for greatness.

Don't miss your chance to be part of this special occasion. View our eligibility requirements below to find out how you can nominate deserving individuals. Together, let's celebrate the brightest minds and exceptional talent that are driving our industry forward!

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