The Bloomberg 50


The people who define 2018

From finance to fashion, media to manufacturing, banking to biotech, politics to philanthropy, entertainment to energy, and almost everything in between, The Bloomberg 50 highlights those who changed the game in global business in 2018.

The difference between the B50 and traditional power lists? Utilizing its worldwide resources, from 2,400 journalists to unique, proprietary data and analytics, Bloomberg showcases the 50 people who changed the equation in 2018 in measurable, quantifiable ways.

The Bloomberg 50 is published in a multiplatform special issue of Bloomberg Businessweek  and at a red carpet event in New York City. Read our list of who defined 2017.

Key Details

The Bloomberg 50 Gala
Business titans, politicians, artistic geniuses, philanthropists and other VIPS gather for a sparkling celebration of those who changed the game in 2018.
December 10, 2018  | New York City
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Bloomberg Businessweek
Special issue will present the criteria for inclusion on The Bloomberg 50 list and metrics that prove how the honored individuals changed their fields.
Publishing in December, 2018

Bloomberg Digital
Dedicated special report  with interactive features.
Reporting begins in December, 2018

Bloomberg Television
Live coverage and interviews; dedicated reporting.
Reporting begins in December, 2018

Bloomberg Radio + Digital Audio
Live coverage and interviews.
Reporting begins in December, 2018