Inavate’s 40 Under 40 returns to discover Class of 2020

Inavate’s 40 Under 40 returns to discover Class of 2020
Inavate EMEA’s 40 Under 40, our annual selection of the most influential young people in AV, is open for hopeful entrants to the Class of 2020.

We’re looking for disruptors, innovators and inspirational professionals working in AV and related industries across the EMEA region. 

This prestigious list recognises those who have helped advance the AV industry, either individually or part of a team, within the last 12 months. 

Last year’s list, which honoured a diverse set of individuals - from trailblazing company founders, to young C-Level executives and ingenious engineers - can be found here. In many cases these professionals have been promoted, taken directorships or started their own ventures since being featured. 

Eligible nominees must be under the age of 40 by September 1, 2020.
If you qualify, or know someone who does, make sure we receive entries up to and including August 31, 2020 [update: deadline extended to September 4!]  to be recognised as a future leader in pro AV.

Before your head over to our entry form, find out what you’ll need for your submission below. 


If you wish to prepare statements prior to visiting the entry page you will be asked the following questions. There is also an optional opportunity to provide a reference letter from a supervisor, client or colleague. You will have to upload a 300dpi headshot of yourself. 

Statements and questions: 
Education: For all undergraduate and graduate degrees, include the institution, degree and year graduated.

Provide at least one example of how you have contributed to your current company or organisation's growth, innovation, or profitability over the past 12 months. 

If you have been promoted within your organisation, please list the positions held.

List the last three companies you worked for (if applicable).

What is the biggest challenge that you've had to overcome so far in your professional career? 

What specific career achievement makes you most proud?

Do you currently belong to any professional organisations? Please indicate all, include position (if you hold one), and any specific impact you've had with the organisation.

What personal, non-work-related achievement have you accomplished?

What was your first paid position and what did you learn from it?

What is the best piece of business advice that you've ever received, from whom, and how has it impacted your career?

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