Forty Under 40

Forty Under 40: On June 4, 2021, Indianapolis Business Journal will recognize 40 central Indiana business and professional leaders. We are looking for people who have achieved a level of success that is rare at a young age. Examples of civic involvement and leadership outside the workplace will also be considered. Each honoree is profiled in a special supplement and recognized at an event attended by members of previous Forty Under 40 classes. Nominees must be younger than 40 as of the June 4, 2021 publication date.

IBJ welcomes nominations now through March 19, 2021.

Health Care Heroes

Health Care Heroes 2021: Help us honor the unsung heroes in our health care community. The Health Care Hero Awards recognize individuals and/or organizations in the central Indiana health care industry who are making a significant impact on the quality of health care in the Indianapolis metropolitan area. The Indianapolis SMSA includes Marion and surrounding counties, and Madison county. The nomination form must be filled out completely, including a brief descriptive narrative of 500 words or less. Each nomination will be judged on its own merits. IBJ and a panel of health care professionals review nominations in five categories–community achievement in health care, advancements in health care, physician, non-physician and volunteer. Three honorees are chosen in each category and the top honoree is announced at the Health Care Heroes awards breakfast.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the overwhelming impact on our health care system, nominations for Health Care Heroes will be accepted now through Friday, June 25, 2021.

Previous top honorees of Health Care Heroes awards are not eligible for nomination, but previous honorees may be re-nominated.

IBJ welcomes nominations now through June 25, 2021.

Fastest Growing Companies

Fast25: Nominate a company for IBJ’s exclusive ranking of fastest-growing privately held companies. The top 25 will be featured at a breakfast on July 23 and profiled in a special IBJ supplement in the July 24 issue.

Nominations are now closed.


The CTO Awards will honor Chief Technology Officers or more broadly, those in the top information technology positions within their organizations (CIO, VP, Director, etc.). These valued individuals play vital roles in making Indianapolis-area businesses, institutions and not-for-profit groups successful. Together with their CEOs, their decisions impact all aspects of the business including their company’s growth, profitability, functionality and competitiveness in the marketplace.

Nominations are now closed.

Michael A. Carroll

Michael A. Carroll Award: The Mike Carroll Award is given in memory of former deputy mayor and civic leader Mike Carroll and honors a man or woman who has demonstrated Mike’s qualities of determination, humility and devotion to the central Indiana community.

Nominations are now closed.

Women of Influence

Women of Influence: Indianapolis Business Journal will spotlight some of our city’s most successful business women from both the public and private sectors while revealing the triumphs and challenges that have shaped their careers. These powerful women will be honored at a breakfast on October 28, 2020 and profiles of the honorees will be featured in a special supplement publishing October 30, 2020.

Nominations are now closed.

CFO of the Year

CFO of the Year: IBJ‘s CFO of the Year Awards will be presented to financial professionals in Indiana for outstanding performance in their roles as financial stewards of corporations and not-for-profit /government organizations. This program provides many benefits to the business community by highlighting the growing importance of the contributions and accomplishments of financial executives. The CFO award honorees and top honorees will be honored at a breakfast event on December 11, 2020. IBJ will also publish a supplement on December 11 that will profile each honoree.

Nominations are now closed.