Washington SmartCEO Announces the 2013 Future 50 Award Winners
50 Greater Washington companies to be recognized for their fast-growth in
Washington SmartCEO’s Future 50 Awards program.
Lanham, MD (Nov. 12, 2012)— Washington SmartCEO is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Future 50 award. The Future 50 Awards program recognizes 50 of the area’s fastest-growing companies based on employee and revenue growth over the past three years. The 2013 Future 50 winners collectively generate $4.3 billion in annual revenue and employ over 21,000 individuals in greater Washington.
The Future 50 Awards program, now in its eighth year of celebration in Washington, kicked off with an application process ending this fall. In addition to the group of Future 50 winners, SmartCEO recognizes Emerging Growth and Blue Chip winners within the Washington community. Emerging Growth companies generate $1 to $5 million in annual revenue and have experienced significant growth over the last three years. Blue Chip companies generate more than $200 million in annual revenue, have demonstrated steady growth and have a reputation for providing high-quality management, products and services.
“The companies we are honoring this year are growing in spite of the economic hardships we have all been facing. These companies are investing in themselves, and investing in their people and are rising above the rest. They deserve to be recognized and celebrated because they are moving our economy and this region forward,” says Jaime Nespor, group publisher of SmartCEO magazine, “We are proud to recognize them for their achievements and growth.”
SmartCEO is an exclusive community of CEOs and business executives, highly regarded mentors and well-respected thought leaders whose experiences benefit their own organizations and the communities in which they serve. SmartCEO’s mission is to educate and inspire the business community through the pages of our award-winning magazine, connections at our C-level events and access to valuable online resources. For more than a decade, SmartCEO has been a leader in helping CEOs tell their stories in-print, in-person and most recently in-video. SmartCEO’s Mid-Atlantic focus began in Baltimore and has grown to include Philadelphia, Washington DC, and has recently expanded to New York City.