Award Application

Thank you for your interest in applying for the Weatherhead 100 awards through Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. Applications for the 2024 ceremony will be opening soon. 

Application Requirements 

  • 12-month period of net sales from the past five years
  • 2018 net sales must be at least $100,000
  • Headquartered in one of the following Ohio counties: Ashland, Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Richland, Stark, Summit, Trumbull or Wayne County
  • Not a franchise or subsidiary of another company between 2018-2022
  • Must be a for-profit organization

Materials Needed For Applications

  1. Company information:
    • DBA (how company should be listed in the publication and event materials)
    • Year founded
    • Primary contact person, with title, email address and phone number
    • Company headquarters address, with county
    • Company leaders (up to three), with title and email address
  2. List current employees that are Case Western Reserve University alumni, with full name and degree year
  3. Financials for 2018-2022
    • Annual net sales: 1c of your corporate income tax return, Form 1120, 1120s or 1065
    • Number of employees at fiscal year end (FTE)
  4. Month your fiscal year ends
  5. Company, contact person and email address for your:
    • Accounting firm
    • Law firm
    • Bank
    • Advertising firm
  6. Ability to attach a high-resolution company logo (JPG/PNG).