For the last 10 years, Fast Company‘s editors have scoured the globe to identify enterprises at the forefront of their industries.With the breadth of innovation expanding, our research process for the 2018 Most Innovative Companies list is also expanding—tapping into new sources, new data sets; identifying new patterns. In that vein, we have instituted an application process for organizations that wish to be considered for Most Innovative Companies designation. While the ultimate decision and discretion will continue to reside with our editorial team, this will widen the candidate pool to reflect today’s expanding innovation efforts across the business landscape.
There are 24 industry categories, plus a General Innovation designation. We are looking for innovations that have had an impact on your company, your industry, and the broader culture. Enterprises of all sizes will be considered. Download our guide for how to nominate your brand.
Companies chosen for the Most Innovative Companies list will appear in the March 2018 issue of Fast Company magazine (circulation 725,000) and on Fastcompany.com (12.3 million monthly unique visitors); receive a verified company bio page on Fastcompany.com, and receive automatic entry into Fast Company‘s influencer community.