Since 2014, the Smart 50 Awards recognize the top executives of the 50 smartest companies in the region for their ability to effectively build and lead successful organizations. All 50 winners will be honored at a special celebration, and three organizations will receive specialty awards for their achievements in three category areas – innovation, impact and sustainability. Additionally, all guests will be treated to a keynote address on what it takes to lead a successful “smart” company.

The Smart 50 Awards currently takes place in the cities of ClevelandColumbus and Pittsburgh.

Eligible Smart 50 nominees must be a top executive of an organization with a physical office in their award region. Specialty award winners will be recognized for Innovation, Impact and Sustainability.


Next Pittsburgh Smart 50 Awards  Thursday, November 29, 2018  5:00 P.M.

Presented by: Gallagher

THE 2018 PITTSBURGH SMART 50 AWARDS ARE SOLD OUT!

Location: The Fairmont Pittsburgh • 510 Market Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

For more information, contact Meredith Rankin at 440.250.7023 or [email protected]

Take a look back at the 2017 Pittsburgh Smart 50 Awards held on November 9, 2017, at The Fairmont Pittsburgh.

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CLICK HERE to view the 2017 Pittsburgh Honorees!


Next Central Ohio Smart 50 Awards  Coming April 2019

Date, location and more information to come.

Take a look at the 2018 Central Ohio Smart 50 Awards held on June 14, 2018, at The Exchange at Bridge Park.

Photos by Jay LaPrete. View the entire album on our Facebook page.

Click below to view the 2018 Central Ohio Smart 50!


For more information, contact Molly Carpenter at 440.250.7039 or mcarpenter@sbnonline.com

Take a look back at the 2017 Central Ohio Smart 50 Awards held on September 19, 2017,
at The Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel.

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CLICK HERE to view the 2017 Central Ohio Honorees!


Next Northeast Ohio Smart 50 Awards • Coming  June 2019

Date, location and more information to come.

Take a look at the 2018 Northeast Ohio Smart 50 Awards held on June 27, 2018, at the InterContinental Hotel.

Photos by McKinley Wiley. View the entire album on our Facebook page.

Click below to view the 2018 Northeast Ohio Smart 50!


For more information, contact Lisa Dore at 440.250.7050 or ldore@sbnonline.com

Take a look back at the 2017 Northeast Ohio Smart 50 Awards held on June 29, 2017, at Executive Caterers at Landerhaven.

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CLICK HERE to view the 2017 Northeast Ohio Honorees!


View past Smart 50 Awards coverage:

Cleveland 2018 Columbus 2018 PIT Overview Pittsburgh 2017

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