Daktronics Recognized for Excellence

Daktronics has been recognized by the following business media and organizations for growth and excellence.

2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016

America's Most Trustworthy Companies

Daktronics was recognized as one of "America's Most Trustworthy Companies" according to Forbes, a leading business media organization. Daktronics ranks among the very best of small cap public companies in terms of trustworthiness in business dealings and corporate management.

2014

Allied Member Achievement Award

Daktronics was recognized with the Allied Member Achievement Award from IDEA (Information Display and Entertainment Association). This award honors a current Allied IDEA member organization for industry innovations and support of both IDEA and the large screen video and matrix display industries.

2011

Sports Business Journal Award

Daktronics won the top honor in the 2011 Best in Sports Technology category for its work in developing venue-wide digital display systems that enable teams and venues to provide a superior game-day experience for their fans and corporate partners.

2011

Stadium Business Award

Daktronics was globally recognized as "Industry Supplier" winner of the Stadium Business Award for their outstanding performance in the stadium and arena industry. The Stadium Business Awards were created as a platform to showcase innovation, professionalism and the best practice within the stadium industry.

2010-2011

Allied Member Achievement Award

Daktronics was recognized with the Allied Member Achievement Award from IDEA (Information Display and Entertainment Association). This award honors a current Allied IDEA member organization for industry innovations and support of both IDEA and the large screen video and matrix display industries.

2010

Deloitte's 2010 Technology Fast 500TM

Daktronics has been ranked among the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Daktronics was ranked 489th of 500 on the list. 

2010

Above and Beyond Award

Daktronics has been awarded the Above and Beyond Award from the South Dakota Employee Recognition and Awards Program, an agency of the Department of Defense within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs.

2008

Allied Member Achievement Award

Daktronics was recognized with the Allied Member Achievement Award from IDEA (Information Display and Entertainment Association). This award honors a current Allied IDEA member organization for industry innovations and support of both IDEA and the large screen video and matrix display industries.

2008

200 Best Small Companies in America

Daktronics has again been ranked among the 200 Best Small Companies in America by Forbes magazine. Daktronics was ranked 115th of 200 on the list.

2007

200 Best Small Companies in America

Daktronics was among the 200 Best Small Companies in America by Forbes magazine. Daktronics was ranked 24th of 200 on the list.

2006

200 Best Small Companies in America

Daktronics appeared again on the prestigious list of the 200 Best Small Companies in America by Forbes magazine. Daktronics was ranked 59th of 200 on the list.

2005-2006

Allied Member Achievement Award

Daktronics was recognized with the Allied Member Achievement Award from IDEA (Information Display and Entertainment Association). This award honors a current Allied IDEA member organization for industry innovations and support of both IDEA and the large screen video and matrix display industries.

2004

100 Fastest Growing Tech Companies

Daktronics was ranked 48th of the 100 fastest growing technology companies by Business 2.0 magazine.

2004

200 Best Small Companies in America

Daktronics was again recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the 200 Best Small Companies in America. Overall, Daktronics was ranked 58th on a list of 200 companies.

2004

One of the Fastest Growing Small Businesses

Daktronics was as one of the fastest growing, publicly held small business by Fortune Small Business magazine. Overall, Daktronics was ranked 59th on a list of 100 companies.

2004

200 Best Small Companies in America

Daktronics was again recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the 200 Best Small Companies in America. Overall, Daktronics was ranked 58th on a list of 200 companies.

2004

One of America's Hot 100 Growth Companies

Daktronics was included on the list of 100 best small companies published by Business Week magazine.

2003

200 Best Small Companies in America

Daktronics was again recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the 200 Best Small Companies in America. Overall, Daktronics was ranked 38th on a list of 200 companies.

2003

100 Fastest Growing Tech Companies

Daktronics was ranked 27th of 100 fastest growing technology companies by Business 2.0 magazine. Daktronics placed in the top one percent of more than 2,000 publicly-traded tech companies, based on stock performance, and growth in revenues, earnings and operating cash flow.

2003

Allied Member Achievement Award

Daktronics was recognized with the Allied Member Achievement Award from IDEA (Information Display and Entertainment Association). This award honors a current Allied IDEA member organization for industry innovations and support of both IDEA and the large screen video and matrix display industries.

2002

Fastest Growing Small Businesses

Daktronics was ranked 83rd on a list of the fastest growing, publicly held small businesses in Fortune Small Business magazine. Companies were ranked on three criteria: earnings growth, revenue growth and total stock return.

2002

ABEX Awards

Daktronics was honored by the South Dakota State Chamber of Commerce and Industry with awards for Marketing and Youth Retention.

2002

100 Fastest Growing Tech Companies

Daktronics was ranked 18th of the 100 fastest growing technology companies by Business 2.0 magazine. Daktronics placed in the top one percent of more than 2,000 publicly-traded tech companies, based on stock performance, and growth in revenues, earnings and operating cash flow.

2001-2002

Allied Member Achievement Award

Daktronics was recognized with the Allied Member Achievement Award from IDEA (Information Display and Entertainment Association). This award honors a current Allied IDEA member organization for industry innovations and support of both IDEA and the large screen video and matrix display industries.

2001

One of America's Hot 100 Growth Companies

Daktronics was included on the list of the 100 Best Small Companies published by Business Week magazine. Those making the list ranked high on average sales and earnings growth, and average return on capital, over a three year period.

2001

200 Best Small Companies in America

Daktronics was recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the 200 Best Small Companies in America. Overall, Daktronics was ranked 52nd on a list of 200 companies.

2001

One of the Fastest Growing Small Businesses

Daktronics was ranked 27th on a list of 100 of the fastest growing, publicly held, small businesses published by Fortune Small Business magazine.

2000

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Daktronics chairman and co-founder Dr. Al Kurtenbach was named one of eight National Ernst & Young Entrepreneurs Of The Year®, chosen from nearly 4,000 nominees throughout the country.

2000

200 Best Small Companies in America

Daktronics was recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the 200 Best Small Companies in America. Daktronics' overall ranking was 128th of 200 companies on the list.

2000

Business of the Year

Daktronics was honored by the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry as the state’s Business of the Year. The company also won ABEX (Awards in Business Excellence) top honors in four individual business categories: Innovative Marketing/Customer Service, Job Creation, Manufacturing/Production and New Product/Venture.

1999-2000

Allied Member Achievement Award

Daktronics was recognized with the Allied Member Achievement Award from IDEA (Information Display and Entertainment Association). This award honors a current Allied IDEA member organization for industry innovations and support of both IDEA and the large screen video and matrix display industries.

1993

Business of the Year

Awarded to Daktronics by the S.D. Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

1992

Business of the Year

Daktronics was recognized as a leading American small business by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Nation's Business magazine.

1989

Business of the Year

Awarded to Daktronics by the S.D. Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

1987

Business of the Year

Awarded to Daktronics by the S.D. Chamber of Commerce and Industry.