New York SmartCEO Honored Fast-Growth Companies at its 2017 Future 50 Awards Ceremony

More than 300 executives joined SmartCEO in celebrating 60 of New York’s fastest-growing companies.

New York, NY (Mar. 17, 2017) — New York SmartCEO honored the 2017 Future 50 Award winners on March 16, 2017 at 180 Maiden Lane. In all, 50 mid-sized companies, 6 Blue Chip companies and 4 Emerging Growth companies were honored for their significant growth, determined by a three-year average of revenue and employee numbers. The 2017 Future 50 winners collectively generate more than $3.48 billion in annual revenue and employ 10,984 individuals in New York.

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“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 300 local business executives and guests attended this year’s awards gala at 180 Maiden Lane to celebrate the winners and their achievements. The event kicked off with a cocktail reception and high-energy networking, followed by a video-packed awards ceremony and dinner. The evening and celebration culminated with dessert and additional networking.


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