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Submit Application for Best Workplaces for Innovators by FastCompany

Fast Company is currently searching for organizations of all sizes that have cultivated a culture of innovation to be featured on their annual Best Workplaces for Innovators list. Additionally, they will be recognizing multiple honorees in various category sub-lists. If your company meets the criteria, Fast Company is eager to showcase your accomplishments to the world. However, it is important to note that the deadline for the early-rate is rapidly approaching, so it is imperative to submit your application without delay.

Here are some important details regarding this year’s application:

  • The early-rate deadline is on February 9, with a fee of $795 per category.
  • Fast Company has introduced several new categories this year, including Advertising & Marketing, Energy, Manufacturing, Software & Computing, and more.
  • Each submission will undergo a thorough review by Fast Company’s editorial staff.
  • Fast Company will also continue to recognize exceptional teams and individual leaders who inspire innovation in the workplace through their Innovative Team and Innovative Leader of the Year categories.

CATEGORIES

  • Advertising & Marketing  – For companies focused on advertising and/or marketing.
  • Art & Design   – For companies focused on design or on creating, managing or promoting art.
  • Artificial Intelligence & Robotics – For companies focused on AI and automation.
  • Automotive & Transportation – For companies in the automotive or transportation industries.
  • Banking / Finance / Fintech – For companies focused on banking or finance or relevant applications that have created strong cultures for innovation.
  • Beauty & Fashion – For companies focused on beauty or fashion.
  • Communications & Public Relations – For companies focused on communications and PR.
  • Consumer Products & Services – Workplaces in consumer products and services that have created exceptional cultures of innovation
  • Digital Content / Media / Entertainment – For companies focused on creating engaging and informative content.
  • Enterprise Products & Services – Workplaces in enterprise products and services that have created strong cultures of innovation
  • Education & Nonprofits – For nonprofit companies and workplaces with educational missions.
  • Energy – Companies in the energy sector.
  • Food & Agriculture – For workplaces focused on farming or food
  • General Excellence – Companies that have established and pervasive innovation cultures that have yielded remarkable results.
  • Health & Wellness – Workplaces focused on achieving better health outcomes that have created strong cultures for innovation.
  • Manufacturing – For companies in the manufacturing industry.
  • Science & Technology – Companies and organizations focused on science or technology that have created strong cultures for innovation.
  • Social Good – Companies and organizations focused on socially beneficial missions that have created strong cultures for innovation.
  • Software & Computing – For companies creating software or focused on computing.
  • Sustainability – Workplaces whose innovative cultures have resulted in meaningful reductions in harm to the environment or creative solutions to clean energy.
  • Best Workplaces for Innovators United States – Workplaces based in the U.S. that have invested in human capital and innovation infrastructure in their home markets.
  • Best Workplaces for Innovators International – Workplaces based outside of the U.S. that have invested in human capital and innovation infrastructure in global markets.
  • Innovative Team of the Year – Teams that have gone above and beyond, driving important innovations in their workplace.
  • Innovative Leader of the Year – Individuals at any level, from CEO to department head, who have enhanced the innovation culture of their workplace.
  • Sustained Excellence – Companies that can demonstrate a commitment to sustained dynamic innovation cultures over many years.
  • Diverse Innovators – Workplaces that have successfully encouraged and nurtured innovation among diverse employees.
  • Early Career Innovators – Workplaces that have successfully encouraged and nurtured innovation among early career employees.
  • Small Companies – Workplaces with fewer than 100 employees that have outpaced their cohort in fostering cultures of innovation.
  • Midsized Companies – Workplaces with between 100 and 999 employees that have outpaced their cohort in fostering cultures of innovation
  • Large Companies – Workplaces with over 1000+ employees that have outpaced their cohort in fostering cultures of innovation
  • Women Innovators – Workplaces that have successfully encouraged and nurtured innovation among their female employees.

Application

  • Apply now and begin enjoying the rewards that your company rightfully deserves.
  • If you require any assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact us at bwiawards@fastcompany.com.
  • DEADLINE: FEBRUARY

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