Twenty under 40 Awards

Ready to purchase your ticket for the 2016 TwentyunderForty Event?

What should you know/keep in mind about the Big Event?

Please email Food Allergies or Vegetarian/Dietary Requirements to

-Grilled Salmon Picatta – Grilled Salmon Filet with Lemon Butter & Capers, Rice du Jour, Fresh Seasonal Vegetables

-Rosemary Chicken – Tender Breast of Roasted Chicken with Fresh Rosemary, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Fresh Seasonal Vegetables

Cocktail Attire Suggested

One drink ticket included with each attendee ticket (Tickets purchased after 10/28 will not receive a drink ticket)

A full bar available for individual drink purchases

Passed hors d’oeuvres upon arrival during cocktail hour

Viewing Ticket Includes: Family-Style Samplings

Plated Ticket Includes: Plated Dinner with Choice of ONE:

*Viewing Tickets are limited to 50 total seats at this time

*Tickets will no longer be available online after 11/4 – at the door purchase available only


Want to make it a full night away? YPN is proud to announce special room rates.

To make room reservations :
Execuline Code: YPN
Call in Number: 888-889-9338
$49.00 plus taxes and resort fees

Want a table for the 2016 Tenth Annual Awards?

Looking to purchase a table for  the Awards Ceremony, November 10th at the Eldorado? It’s easy, sign up below to become a sponsor. As a sponsor you will receive targeted messages via social medial announcing your commitment to Reno Tahoe YPN and our 10th annual Twenty under 40 winners, a table for 10 at the Awards ceremony, Logo recognition in RGJ before the Awards, Logo and verbal recognition at the dinner and a full-color advertisement in the Winners publication. There are two sponsorship levels to choose from and you can pay for your sponsorship by selecting your level below or by emailing for other payment options.

Check out the Sponsorship Levels by Clicking on the document below.


Since 2007, the Twenty under 40 Awards has recognized exceptional leaders under the age of 40. The program is put on by Reno Tahoe Young Professionals Network with partner, RGJ Media. Each year a group of 20 talented, accomplished, very involved young leaders are chosen from nominations received.

2015 Twenty under 40 Winners group photo

About the Awards:

Who is Eligible?

Nominations are open to exceptional business leaders under 40 years of age who work in the Greater Reno-Tahoe area.  Nominees must be age 39 or younger as of November 1 in the year of their nomination.  Judges look for strong achievement in all of the following areas: professional accomplishments, community involvement and leadership.

Nominations for the 2016 Twenty under 40 Awards are now closed. A very big thanks to the many leaders who nominated outstanding young men and women for this year’s class of inductees.

For more information about nominating and insight on how winners are selected, download our Twenty under 40 Nomination Best Practices


2016 represents the 10th anniversary of the Twenty Under 40 Awards. Below are the winners of all previous years.

The Class of 2015 Twenty under 40 Award Winners

The Class of 2014 Twenty under 40 Award Winners

The Class of 2013 Twenty under 40 Award Winners

The Class of 2012 Twenty under 40 Award Winners

The Class of 2011 Twenty under 40 Award Winners

The Class of 2010 Twenty under 40 Award Winners

The Class of 2009 Twenty under 40 Award Winners

The Class of 2008 Twenty under 40 Award Winners

The Class of 2007 Twenty under 40 Award Winners