SIGNATURE EVENTS

2021 Forty Under 40

Thursday, March 18, 2021

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Nominations are now open for the Forty Under 40 Class of 2022! Every year, the Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly recognizes the very best in business by honoring top professionals and individuals in Northeast Indiana. A panel of distinguished judges will determine the winners who will be honored individually at our awards reception and featured in a special section which will be inserted into the Business Weekly prior to the event.

Ceruti's Summit Park II - Diamond Room

6601 Innovation Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46818

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2021 Innovation Awards

Friday, June 25th, 2021 

11 am - 2:00pm

Our region is filled with amazing, innovative companies, and we're on a mission to celebrate them! Join us for an afternoon of networking with top executives from 20 of Northeast Indiana's most innovative companies. Winners will be selected by a panel of expert judges and honored at the 2021 Innovation Awards ceremony on June 25th. Winners will also be featured in a Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly special commemorative section.  Nominate a deserving company today! 

Ceruti's Summit Park II - Summit Room

6601 Innovation Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46818


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2021 Education Awards

Thursday, September 16, 2021

5:30 pm - 8 pm

Nominations are now open for the 2021 education awards. The Education Awards are a chance to acknowledge and appreciate our region's dedicated teachers. Their tireless work to educate, empower and inspire is too often overlooked. Winners from 16 different categories will be selected by the KPC editorial board and honored at the 2021 Education Awards ceremony on September 16th. Winners will also be featured in a Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly special commemorative section. Nominate an outstanding educator today!

Ceruti's Summit Park II - Summit Room

6601 Innovation Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46818


2021 Influential Women of Northeast Indiana

Friday, October 1, 2021

Time TBA

Presented by KPC Media Group, Inc., Influential Women of Northeast Indiana was created in celebration of the amazing women in our communities who have overcame barriers, defied social norms and blazed trails for future generations. The inaugural event was held in October 2020 with a streamed LIVE Chat (due to limitations surrounding Covid-19) in which the honorees shared words of wisdom, experience and inspiration. These amazing and successful women discussed the trials and triumphs of their careers across many different industries including healthcare, STEM, business, art and many others. 

Location TBA

2021 Northeast Indiana Manufacturing Awards

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 

7:30am - 9:30am

First held in 2020, the Northeast Indiana Manufacturing Awards recognize outstanding manufacturers in our region. Assisted by area manufacturing leaders, this networking event brings together top plant managers, vendors, political leaders and the public to discuss issues of importance to this critical segment of our community's employment base. Companies are nominated for awards and then voted on by the readers of KPC’s newspapers and websites for their commitment to excellence, workplace diversity, environmentally-friendly practices, innovative workplaces and the overall strength of manufacturing in our Northeast Indiana communities.

Location TBA

2021 Book of Lists Release Party

SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday, December 3, 2021

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