DiversityBusiness.com Named to Top 500 African American Businesses in United States- 2014
Southport, CT, May 24, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- DiversityBusiness.com has recently been acknowledged as one of the Nation’s “Top 500 African-American Businesses” for 2014. This is the fourteenth consecutive year the multicultural technology giant has ranked among this list. This exclusive ranking is a reflection of DiversityBusiness.com’s overall vision, leadership and economic accomplishments in moving our economy forward. The award, known as the Div500, represents the most unique class of companies who have earned the distinction of fostering a culture of sustainable growth among the communities they serve.
2014 marks DiversityBusiness.com’s 14th annual listing of the Nation’s top businesses. Over 1.3 million businesses participated in this year’s program. The “Top Businesses” are determined by a selection committee which evaluates the eligibility for all submissions in each award categories. The selection committee bases their decision on a set of criteria which includes: reviewing each entrant’s business profile, website and gross annual sales submitted. The businesses selected on these lists have become highly coveted among corporations, government agencies and educational institutions who desire to increase opportunities with privately-held businesses.
“We are proud to receive this remarkable achievement and to be apart of this distinct group of African American entrepreneurs, says Kenton Clarke, President & CEO of DiversityBusiness.com. This is recognition is a testament to our dedication in building solutions to further promote diversity and entrepreneurship and to raise profile of entrepreneurs and organizations who play a pivotal role in fueling our economic engine. He goes on to add, I am very optimistic about our future, especially as this distinct group of entrepreneurs continue to produce immeasurable results and serve as a prime example for current and generations to come.”
This List is a classification that represents the top privately-held businesses in the U.S., in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services. The List offers a comprehensive look at the strongest segment in the United States economy- America’s privately-held businesses. Large organizational buyers who do business with multicultural, small and women-owned businesses all use the list. The List has garnered over 20 million annual views since inception.
For the complete list of winning companies, please visit: www.diversitybusiness.com
Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness.com 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.com 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.