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Business Leader Magazine Announces First Annual Business Champion Awards

Raleigh, NC, January 30, 2007 --( Dan Davies, publisher of Business Leader magazine, has announced that Business Leader Media and Wake Technical Community College will host the first annual Business Champion Awards, a tribute to the Triangle’s most innovative businesses. The event will also be sponsored by The Castleton Group.

The Business Champion Awards will honor business that foster growth through extensive training programs, job creation and increased revenue. Twenty-four businesses will be honored in four categories: health care, business/technology, computer/engineering and applied technologies/trade industries.

Nominations for the Business Champion Awards are due Feb. 20. To nominate your company, visit

All winners will be recognized at the 2007 Business Champion Awards luncheon Tuesday, March 27, 2007 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Cary. Winners will be profiled in Business Leader’s special Business Champions publication in May 2007.

“I am pleased to announce the launch of the first annual Business Champion Awards” said Davies. “Business Leader, Wake Technical Community College and The Castleton Group are committed to recognizing the many innovative businesses in the area that have contributed to workforce development.”

About Business Leader Media:
Business Leader Media is publisher of Business Leader magazine, The Park Guide, The Corporate Relocation Guide and Women in the Triangle. The company is dedicated to helping businesses in the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina grow by showcasing area companies and allowing them to tell their stories and share their expertise in a positive and trusted editorial environment. For more information please call 919-872-7077 or visit

About Wake Technical Community College:
Wake Technical Community College (Wake Tech) is a two-year, public institution providing an open door to education and training for the citizens of Wake County and surrounding communities. Known as “College for the Real World,” the college provides a comprehensive array of learning opportunities. For more information, please visit

About The Castleton Group:
The Castleton Group is a full service Professional Employer Organization specializing in human resources outsourcing. As the sister company of The Executive Staffing Group, The Castleton Group provides human resources administration, regulatory compliance management, human capital management, risk assessment, benefits administration, customized training and payroll outsourcing. For more information please call 1-800-851-8158 or visit the Web site at

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Danielle Jackson