September 13, 2021
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Each year, Arkansas Business puts the spotlight on talented young leaders in Arkansas' business and nonprofit community. Each "20 in Their 20s" class is chosen by an internal committee reviewing more than 300 nominations with an eye toward accomplishments, responsibilities and people clearly ahead of their time. Arkansas Business is proud to present "The New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s.

The 2021 New Influentials: 20 In Their 20s will be featured in a September issue of Arkansas Business. 

The deadline for nominations is May 24, 2021. 



The individual must meet the following conditions:

  • Be under 30 years old on Sept. 1, 2020.
  • Not have been a previous honoree;
  • Have made an impact on his or her company or community; and
  • Show the potential to be a leader in business or politics.
  • Completed nomination form with in-depth information regarding the nominee's achievements and involvement within the community. (i.e. he/she is great and deserves this award is not sufficient)


For questions contact:

Kelli Roy, Awards Events and Marketing Coordinator at or (501) 455-9336.