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Recognizing Delaware’s 40 Dynamic Leaders Under 40

The DBT40 2022 Awards pay tribute to outstanding young professionals who are making a name for themselves through innovative ideas, business excellence and community involvement. Each year this program recognizes 40 leaders under 40 years old who are bringing Delaware’s business community to new heights.

The special reception will pay tribute to up and coming professionals who are making a name for themselves with innovative ideas, ambitions and community involvement.

All applications will be evaluated by an independent panel including members of the Delaware Business Times editorial staff and local business leaders. Event sponsors and advertisers are not included in the judging process.


  • Accomplished, contributed or lead successful achievements within a company or industry.
  • Must be under 40 years old as of Sep. 28, 2022.
  • Must be employed in the state of Delaware.


May 23 – July 1, 2022: Award nomination period

Sep. 28, 2022: DBT40 Under 40 Event

There is no cost to apply or nominate.