Who’s Next

These young Pittsburghers are making the city better

Welcome to Who’s Next. It’s our chance to recognize the most dynamic young Pittsburghers in different fields. How do we do that? We need to hear from you — watch for nomination periods to open, then submit an under-40 leader making a difference. We assemble classes of standouts and throw them a happy hour.  Follow along here for every nomination form, new class and check-in on their latest accomplishments.

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Happy hour with The Incline’s inaugural Who’s Next: Transit class

Join us at a happy hour in honor of The Incline's inaugural Who's Next: Transit class. This event is for you if you're fascinated by the local transit scene or are trying to break into it. At this celebration:

  • Meet rock stars nominated by their peers and selected by The Incline's editorial staff.
  • Enjoy light appetizers and samplings of beer, wine and spirits.
  • Supports our local newsroom, which is committed to keeping you informed by reporting relevant, original and actionable news.
Who's Next, presented by S&T Bank, is a monthly series honoring under-40 professionals making Pittsburgh a better place. A special thank you to Healthy Ride, our venue sponsor.

Where: Healthy Ride Headquarters at 3328 Penn Ave. (Lower Lawrenceville)

When: September 26, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

How much: $25 for public | Free for Who's Next: Transit honorees


Celebrate Who’s Next: Technology with The Incline

Join us at a happy hour in honor of The Incline's Who's Next: Technology class. Who's Next, presented by S&T Bank, is a monthly series honoring under-40 professionals making Pittsburgh a better place. At this happy hour, meet this talented class, and enjoy light appetizers, samplings of beer, wine and spirits. This event is for you if you're fascinated by the local tech scene or are trying to break into it. Your ticket supports our local newsroom, which is committed to keeping you informed by reporting relevant, original and actionable journalism.

Where: Ascender at 6401 Penn Ave. (East Liberty)

When: August 29, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

How much: $25 for public | Free for Who's Next: Technology honorees


Celebrate Who’s Next: Education with The Incline

Join us at a happy hour in honor of The Incline's Who's Next: Education class. Who's Next, presented by S&T Bank, is a monthly series honoring young Pittsburghers shaping the city. At this happy hour, meet this talented class, sponsored by Washington & Jefferson College Center for Energy Policy and Management, and enjoy light appetizers and samplings of beer, wine and spirits. Your ticket supports our local newsroom, which is committed to keeping you informed by reporting relevant, original and actionable journalism.

Where: Level Office Golden Triangle at 606 Liberty Ave. (Downtown)

When: July 25, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

How much: $25 for public | Free for Who's Next: Education honorees


Celebrate Who’s Next: Food and Drink with The Incline

This event is for you if you consider yourself a foodie, take pride in knowing about the newest places to eat and drink, or are the friend who's always tasked with making the brunch plans. Join us at a happy hour in honor of The Incline's Who's Next: Food and Drink class, a group of under-40 pros working in kitchens, opening restaurants, increasing access to food, making food sustainability a priority, and pouring (and brewing and distilling and stirring) drinks. Who's Next, presented by S&T Bank, is a monthly series honoring young Pittsburghers shaping the city. At this happy hour, meet this talented class of Pittsburghers and enjoy light appetizers and samplings of beer, wine and spirits. Your ticket supports our local newsroom, which is committed to keeping you informed by reporting relevant, original and actionable journalism.

Where: Nova Place outdoor plaza at 100 S. Commons (North Side)

When: June 25, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

How much: $25 for public | Free for Who's Next: Food and Drink honorees