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BECOME A TOP IMPACT COMPANY IN 2025

BECOME THE NEXT TOP IMPACT COMPANY OF 2025

While Inc., Forbes, and Fortune shine a light on monetary success, only Real Leaders® magazine combines both financial and impact metrics to measure real success.

In a world where profit is glorified, our Impact Awards stand as a beacon of inspiration, showcasing companies that prioritize both profit and purpose. We believe that true leadership extends beyond the boardroom and into the communities they serve, and our magazine is committed to amplifying the voices of those who embody this ethos. 

By spotlighting these impact-driven leaders, we aim to redefine the narrative of success and inspire others to follow suit. In essence, Real Leaders® magazine isn’t just reporting on the future of business; we’re actively shaping it, one impact story at a time.

“The Business community has and always will be the only sector to fulfill the needs of society. Business leaders are making this their personal and business responsibility and should be rewarded for it.” -Kevin Edwards, President of Real Leaders

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WHY Enter

Receive the Real Leaders stamp of approval to signal to your customers, investors, suppliers, and employees that your business is a force for good.

Our Methodology

The Top Impact Companies rank for-profit, privately owned companies based on their 3-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR), 2023 gross annual revenue, and I.M.P.A.C.T metrics. 

Winners are ranked by total score and then are sorted by industry in the magazine. There are also 6 additional award categories your company can win.

Requirements: >$2M in revenue in 2023 Gross Annual Revenue OR 50 FTEs

BRAND EXPOSURe

Be discovered by new businesses, investors, and Real Leaders magazine editor's.

COLLABORATE

Be invited to the 2025 Real Leaders UNITE to build lasting connections with Top Impact Investors, CEOs, Speakers, and Coaches

CREDIBILITY

Receive the Real Leaders seal of approval knowing that your company’s application was reviewed and audited by Real Leaders.

Stay Relevant 

Break news with the entire impact community that you have won a 2025 Real Leaders Impact Award. 

VISIBILITY

Appear in the Spring issue of Real Leaders on newsstands January 1 to jumpstart your momentum in 2025. 

key dates, rates, and terms

$295 ($200 SAVINGS)

TOP IMPACT COMPANIES RATES AND DATES

NOW-JULY 1 = $295

JULY 2-JULY 31= $395

AUGUST 1-AUGUST 31= $495

PAYMENT TERMS

Automated payments may take up to 72 hours to process. No refunds, cancellations or exchanges.

If your payment is declined, the card holder will have a 10-day grace period to pay. 

If payment is not received by the 10th day after the initial charge is run, your order may be canceled at any time.

Defaulting on payments will result in cancellation of your application and admission to UNITE 2025 and 2026.

Invoices are sent upon completion. It is your responsibility to manage your payment and to check your credit card and bank statements for charges. 

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