Boating Industry ’40 Under 40′

Now in its fifth year, Boating Industry’s 40 Under 40 program returns.

The deadline for submitting nominations is Monday, Feb. 8, 2021.

The editorial staff at Boating Industry is now accepting nominations for its 40 Under 40 program, which highlights the best young leaders across all segments of the marine industry.

Each year, Boating Industry receives hundreds of nominations from dealer principals, owners, CEOs and many other various individuals in management positions across the industry, all shining a spotlight on young leaders within their organizations.

Boating Industry ’40 Under 40′

Nominees for the 40 Under 40 program can be from any company or organization that does business in the boating industry

Nominees must be under the age of 40 as of Jan. 1, 2021.

Once the nomination process closes, the editorial team at Boating Industry reads through every submission and eventually selects the final 40 of distinguished young leaders according to their accomplishments so far, as well as the potential & promise seen in them to continue pushing the industry forward in the future.

The 2021 40 Under 40 will be featured in a cover story that will be published in the March/April 2021 issue of Boating Industry.

The deadline for submitting nominations is Monday, Feb. 8, 2021.



Please email managing editor Adam Quandt at and include “Boating Industry 40 Under 40” in the subject line.

Sponsorship opportunities for the 2021 40 Under 40 program are still available for companies looking to support the next generation of marine industry leaders.

If your company is interested in participating, contact Leslie Palmer at


Click here to submit a nomination 


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