Nominations open for Vermont Rising Stars

Vermont has a wealth of talented and enthusiastic youth in the business and non-profit communities. Vermont Business Magazine (VBM) has recognized these individuals over the last three years by naming them as Vermont Rising Stars; and they will again honor Vermont’s most accomplished young leaders at the Rising Stars event this fall. The nominations process is open now to Sept. 6. Award recipients will be selected by a panel of judges for their commitment to business growth, professional excellence, and involvement in their communities.

Nominate a Rising Stars candidate online at Before doing so, please make sure to read through all of the requirements of eligibility. In 200 words or less, please describe why you are nominating this person. Be sure to fill out all required fields indicated with a red star. VBM will then contact each nominee for a resume and list of community involvement. If you have any questions about a candidates’ eligibility, feel free to call at (802) 863-8038. The deadline for nominations is Sept 6.

To be eligible, the candidate:

  • Must be employed in Vermont
  • Must be 39 years old or younger on Oct. 1, 2013
  • May be nominated by self or another person
  • Must be involved in their community

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