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e4m OOH 40 Under 40

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The e4m OOH 40 Under 40 list recognizes talented trailblazers in the fast growing Out-of-Home (OOH) sector of Media & Entertainment Industry.

It will list exceptionally talented individuals, who either personally or as part of a team, helped to advance an advertiser (brand), advertising or media agency, OOH media planning and buying agency, media/site/rights owner, fabrication company, tech or marketing company or another entity in a demonstrable way between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019.

This list honors the best of the best: creative stars, new-business rainmakers, brand and marketing geniuses, management superstars, startup specialists, and all other leaders of tomorrow at upcoming or established companies associated with OOH advertising and marketing in India one way or the other.

To qualify, the nominee must be under the age of 40 by March 12, 2020, when the list will be released.

Entry Requirements

  • One completely filled nomination form per candidate
  • A high-resolution image of each nominee of at least 300dpi and a minimum of 6” across at the widest point (A good rule of thumb is that a JPEG image should be at least 5MB and a PNG image around 8MB).
  • A letter from the Managing Director or the CEO or the Promoter or the Owner of the company saying that you are authorized to enter or nominate someone to listing process and that the information being submitted is correct. If you are the Promoter or the Owner or the Managing Director of the company, a copy of the Memorandum of Association.
  • Proof of age.
  • Maximum 120second video telling the jury why should be on the e4m OOH 40 Under 40 list. It should be in .MOV/ MP4 format and no more than 350MB.

Judging Criteria

  • Career Growth
  • Leadership(Demonstrated at the current place work or current business)
  • Creativity/Innovation
  • Contribution to OOH Industry
  • Impact & Influence (in OOH Advertising Sector in India)
  • Growth Prospects
  • An entry fee of Rs. 5,000 + GST per candidate by 31st January 2020 or Rs. 6,000 + GST by 15th February 2020.
    Deadline for Nominations: 10th February 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions


Can I nominate myself?

Yes. If you’re under 40 (IMPORTANT: Nominees must be under the age of 40 as of 12 March 2020) and believe you qualify, feel free to nominate yourself.


Can I nominate more than one person?

Yes. If you feel there are several individuals who truly deserve consideration, please submit their nominations. There is no limit to the number of submissions you can make, but please note that you’ll need to send supporting materials and entry fee for all nominated individuals.


How do I know if my nomination went through? Will I receive a confirmation?

Yes. After submitting your entry information (via the online entry form), you should see a confirmation page (note: you will not receive an email confirmation, just a web page on that confirms we received your entry). If you have concerns that your nomination did not go through, please e-mail Sonakshi Verma at


Will I be notified if the person I nominate is selected?

No. We only contact the 40 individuals we select for “40 Under 40” recognition, and not the individual who submitted their nomination.


What kind of details will I need to provide in the entry form?

  • • Basic details: Candidate's name, designation, age, a brief CV
  • • No more than 200 words on each of the following topics:
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    • - The candidate’s backstory: how they came to be where they are now What is she/he passionate about in their work?
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    • - What sets him/her apart from colleagues? What is she/he doing not just to assist the company they work for and its clients, but also to take the industry forward? Judges would want to hear concrete examples of successes in 2019.
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    • - Notable information on personal characteristics/working style— judges would want to get a sense of the individual
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    • - Any comments/endorsements from supervisors/clients. This is not obligatory but may strengthen the submission
      It helps to prepare your answers in advance and paste them into the entrance form to avoid losing partial submissions.

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