Honoring young professionals…
Do you know a young black professional or business owner? Now is your chance to nominate him or her for the annual CMBCC 30 Under 30 Recognition event, where we honor Charlotte’s brightest young professionals. The CMBCC invites you to nominate yourself or anyone you believe best deserves this recognition. Submissions will be accepted until April 1st. Don’t miss your chance to submit a nomination for this vital component of Charlotte’s continued economic revitalization!

CMBCC 2018 30 under 30 Nomination Instructions:

Evaluation Criteria

The best candidates will quantitatively demonstrate:

- Business success (Career/Entrepreneurial growth)
- Community involvement (volunteer work, advocacy)
- Leadership ability (public profile, reputation)
- Influence (impact on the region, on public policy, or on quality of life).


Nominees must be under 30 years of age on June 1, 2018.
Nominees must also be residents and employees in the Greater Charlotte region.*
The Greater Charlotte region is defined by the following counties:

In North Carolina: Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly and Union.*

In South Carolina: Chester, Chesterfield, Lancaster and York.*

Past winners are not eligible to win a second time.
Current and past board members of CMBCC are not eligible for nomination.

In addition to the nomination form a letter of recommendation must be submitted by deadline.

If self-nominating 2 letters of recommendation must be submitted on your behalf.

Tips for the Nomination Form:

  • The more detail you can provide, the stronger the nomination will be.
  • Answer all the nomination questions first in a Word document then cut and paste into the online form. This will allow you to keep a copy of your answers for your files, as we cannot provide a copy of your answers.

Nomination Deadline

Nomination deadline 11:59 pm on Sunday April 1, 2018. The CMBCC will only accept nominations submitted via the form provided.

Please provide as much information possible about your nominee on the nomination form! 

For questions please email: 30under30@cmbcc.org


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Event: Submit Your Nominations for the 30 Under 30 Recognition Event
Date:  Saturday, March 3, 2018 - Sunday, April 1, 2018
Time:  12:00 AM