SOUTHPORT, CT,/--DiversityBusiness.com, the nation's leading business
association for entrepreneurs, will be conducting its 17th annual "Top
Businesses in America" survey. The research allows entrepreneurs to be
identified and honored for their business achievements on a national and
Over the course of the year, the selection committee for the "Top Businesses
in America" awards carefully evaluates the eligibility for all submissions
in each award category. The selection committee bases their decision on an
extensive set of criteria which includes: reviewing each entrant’s business
profile, website and gross annual sales submitted. The companies selected on
these prestigious “Top Business Lists” become collectively known as “The Div
This year's survey will determine:
Top 500 Privately-held Businesses in the United States
Top 500 Women Owned Businesses in the United States
Top 500 Diversity Owned Businesses in the United States
Top 500 Emerging Businesses in the U.S. (Under $1 Million in Annual Revenue)
Top 500 Veteran Owned Businesses in the U.S.
Top 100 Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses in the U.S.
Top 100 Privately-held Businesses in every state
Top 100 Women Owned Businesses in every state
Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses in every state
The “Top Businesses in America” program is sponsored by major brands which
include: Time Warner, Wal-Mart, Apple, Northrop Grumman, Colgate, Hilton,
Raytheon, United States Postal Service among others. This ongoing
partnership and support has allowed the “Top Businesses in America” program
to progress into the nation’s most coveted awards programs. Over 5,000 award
recipients have been honored since the program inception. Over the course of
the years, these recipients have been featured in over 1 million Google and
media references, secured million of dollars in contract and have become
some of the nation’s most formidable brands.
It is in our interest to continue to celebrate innovation, progression, and
growth among these distinct pioneers. In addition, to continue to raise the
profile of entrepreneurs who remain passionate in inspiring the upcoming
generations and rebuilding our future. In recognition of these
accomplishments, the program is also designed to further promote their
efforts in order to generate public awareness on a national scale.
To be a member of this elite group is indeed an honor.
DiversityBusiness.com’s research has been recognized and published by the
world's most preeminent publications including Forbes Magazine, Business
Week and thousands of media outlets throughout the world. Honorees will be
announced at the beginning of January.
The national data collection effort is a massive undertaking. In order to
participate, businesses must register at http://www.DiversityBusiness.com/BusinessAwards
All privately-owned businesses are encouraged to register. Last years
honorees received enormous national recognition and exposure for their
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Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness is the largest organization of privately
owned businesses throughout the United States that provide goods and
services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and colleges and
universities. DiversityBusiness provides research and data collection
services for diversity including the "Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural
Business Opportunities", "Top 500 Diversity Owned Companies in America", and
others. Its research has been recognized and published by Forbes Magazine,
Business Week and thousands of other print and internet publications. The
site has gained national recognition and has won numerous awards for its
content and design. Its e-magazine reaches over 3,000,000 readers, an
e-newsletter that reaches 2.4 million, and website visitors of 1.2 million a
month. It is a leading provider of diversity management tools.
DiversityBusiness.com’s produced by Computer Consulting Associates
International Inc. (CCAii.com) of Southport, CT. Founded in 1980.