Charlotte SmartCEO Announces the 2016 Future 50 Award Winners
50 Greater Charlotte companies to be recognized for fast growth in SmartCEO’s Future 50 Awards program
Charlotte, NC (Feb. 18, 2016) — SmartCEO is pleased to announce the 2016 Future 50 Award winners. The program recognizes Greater Charlotte’s 50 fastest-growing mid-sized companies that have experienced outsized growth based on a combined three-year average of revenue and employee growth. The 2016 Future 50 winners collectively generate more than $1.53 billion in annual revenue and employ over 10,300 individuals. This impressive group will be recognized in SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at a black-tie-optional awards ceremony on April 27, 2016 at the Hilton Charlotte Center City.
Please see below for a complete list of winners and for program details. To share in the excitement leading up to the event, follow us @SmartCEO #Future50.
“Ask any CEO and they’ll tell you that leading a fast-growing company is one of the most challenging and fun things an entrepreneur can do. Whether they’re just starting out or rapidly trying to scale an established operation, this year’s Future 50 winners have executed their growth visions year after year, created job opportunities and made our region a better place to work and live,” says Jaime Nespor-Zawmon, President of SmartCEO Events. “There is nothing these amazing entrepreneurs can’t do if they put their minds to it. We honor them for their unwavering determination to rise above the rest and build the future of our region, our nation, and the world at large.”
More than 500 local business executives and guests are expected to attend this year’s black-tieoptional awards gala at the Hilton Charlotte Center City 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.
2016 Future 50 Awards
Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
VIP Reception: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
General Reception: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Hilton Charlotte Center City 222 E. 3rd St., Charlotte, NC 28202
Attire: Black-tie optional
2016 Future 50 Winners
Alan Simonini Homes LLC
Anointed Flooring, Inc.
Armstrong Transport Group
Artisan Signs and Graphics
Avant Garde Technologies
Barton Contracting Corporation
Boxman Studios, LLC
Carolina’s Home Medical Equipment, Inc.
CCS Construction Staffing
Costner Law Office, PLLC
ettain group Inc.
Fab Fours, Inc.
The Greene Group
ImagineSoftware (Technology Partners, Inc.)
In-Flight Crew Connections
Independent Advisor Alliance
Intelligent Buildings, LLC
Jackrabbit Technologies, Inc.
Lakeside Project Solutions
LBA Haynes Strand, PLLC
Lwin Family Co. (dba Hissho Sushi)
NoDa Brewing Company
Peak 10, Inc.
Red Moon Marketing
Search Solution Group
Something Classic Catering & Cafés
Strategic Power Systems, Inc.
About the Future 50 Awards
The Future 50 Awards program is the largest and most highly anticipated SmartCEO awards program of the year. This program recognizes 50 of the region’s fastest growing mid-sized companies. 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 threeyear average of employee and revenue growth, are listed alphabetically, not ranked. The winners are profiled in SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at a black-tie-optional awards ceremony.
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, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, metropolitan areas. To find out more about the 2017 Future 50 Awards nomination process, email us at CharlottePrograms@smartceo.com. For information about sponsorship opportunities, email us at Charlotte@smartceo.com.