60 Greater Washington companies to be recognized for fast growth in
Washington SmartCEO’s Future 50 Awards program
Washington, DC (Jan. 05, 2017) — Washington SmartCEO released it's 2017 Future 50 Award winners. The program recognizes the region’s 50 fastest-growing mid-sized companies and fast-growth companies in large “Blue Chip” and small “Emerging Growth” categories. These companies have demonstrated significant growth based on a combined three-year average of revenue and employee growth. The 2017 Future 50 winners collectively generate more than $2.3 billion in annual revenue and employ 10,201 individuals in Greater Washington. This impressive group will be recognized in SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at a Hawaii-themed awards ceremony on February 9, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Reston.
“Ask any CEO and they’ll tell you that leading a fast-growing company is one of the most exhilarating and challenging endeavors an entrepreneur can experience. From growing a startup to scaling an established organization, this year’s Future 50 winners have executed their growth strategies year after year. More impressively, they have created job opportunities and fueled economic prosperity in our region,” says Jaime Nespor-Zawmon, President of SmartCEO. “These passionate and driven entrepreneurs embody the true definition of leadership. We honor them for their unwavering commitment to building their businesses, shaping our communities and making our region a better place to work and live.”
More than 500 local business executives and guests are expected to attend this year’s Hawaii-themed awards gala at the Hyatt Regency Reston to celebrate the winners and their achievements. The event will kick off with a cocktail reception and high-energy networking followed by a video-packed awards ceremony and seated dinner. The evening and celebration will culminate with dessert and additional networking.
2017 Future 50 Awards
Date: Thursday, February 9, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (VIP: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.)
Location: Hyatt Regency Reston
1800 Presidents St., Reston, VA 20190
About the Future 50 Awards
The Future 50 Awards program is the largest and most anticipated SmartCEO awards program of the year. This program recognizes 50 of the region’s fastest growing, mid-sized companies. Winners in large “Blue Chip” and small “Emerging Growth” categories will also be announced. These companies represent the future of the region’s economy and embody the entrepreneurial spirit critical for leadership and success. The winners, chosen based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth, are listed alphabetically, not ranked. Winners are profiled in SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at a black-tie optional awards gala.
SmartCEO’s mission is to educate and inspire the business community through its award-winning magazine, connections at C-level events and access to valuable online resources. SmartCEO’s integrated media platforms reach decision makers in the Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Long Island, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, metropolitan areas.