One of the state’s most prestigious recognition programs for business — Fast 40 — is back in 2005, and it will once again honor Mississippi’s fastest-growing private companies. Nominations are currently being accepted, and the awards luncheon is slated for October 20, 2005.
“If it’s amazing success stories you like, the Fast 40 awards luncheon will be the place to be,” said Joe Jones, publisher of the Mississippi Business Journal, which is co-sponsoring the event. “These are companies that aren’t just growing, they are literally bursting at the seams, and are models for other privately-held businesses in our state. They are the best of the best.”
Qualifying companies are ranked based on revenue growth over a three-year period. All revenue figures are subject to verification, and will be held in the strictest confidence by the accounting firm KPMG, LLP, and the law firm of Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC, both of which are co-sponsors of this year’s Fast 40 program.
To be eligible for the bi-annual Fast 40 program, companies must be independent and privately held; have revenue of at least $1 million in 2004 and have three complete years of operations; and, have its home office and principal place of business in Mississippi.
The nomination deadline is June 17, 2005. Nomination forms are available on the MBJ Web site — http://msbusiness.com/. Select “Special Events” from the menu, then choose “Fast 40.”
For more information, contact Cindy Calabrese at email@example.com, or call (601) 364-1015.
Contact MBJ staff writer Wally Northway at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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