Century and Half Century Awards

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Qualifying Criteria
  • A company may only receive Century or Half Century business recognition from the state of Indiana one time. Half Century Award recipients may later qualify for a Century Award. By completing an application, the company certifies it has not previously received the award for which it is applying.
  • By signing the application, each business recognizes, acknowledges and agrees it is in full compliance with the Indiana Secretary of State. A business not in compliance with any one of these entities will not be eligible to receive an award.
  • Each business must have had continuous operations in Indiana for at least 100 or 50 years by December 31, 2023. Companies that have been in business for more than 100 or 50 years are welcome to apply for an award.
  • Each company must be involved in the same type of business as when it was founded. If different, an explanation of the evolution into the current business must be provided on the nomination form.
  • Each business must have been located in the state of Indiana for base operations since the founding of the company.
  • If ownership has shifted from the original founder, the nomination form must demonstrate chain of ownership from founder to present. 
  • Applications for recognition were accepted through April 12, 2024. Due diligence and application acceptance begins following the deadline. 
  • Applications were submitted by April 12, 2024.