The Forbes India Leadership Awards is the flagship award of the Forbes magazine and the one closest to its DNA of celebrating entrepreneurial capitalism and leadership. The awards, which commenced in 2011, has been identified as a critical step towards building and recognising these elements in corporate India.The event is a celebration of all-weather leadership – of men and women who held firm, even grew stronger, against the odds

The Awards, now in their eighth year, have come to be trusted as among India’s most prestigious business honours, with an emphasis on excellence, innovation and transformational leadership.

Each year FILA seeks and has achieved what other corporate business awards have not been able to manage consistently. In the startup space, Forbes India takes pride in having identified leaders/companies before their true potential was fully unleashed. Forbes also ensures that less-profiled heavyweights who have created a social impact are recognized.

The awards this year will include nine categories which include iconic ones such as the Lifetime Achievement and Entrepreneur for the Year. It will also include some of the most followed and popular categories such as Outstanding Startup and the GenNext Entrepreneur. Identifying corporate leadership will continue to be the cornerstone at FILA through awards such as Best CEOs for the Private Sector and Multinational companies.