In recognition of the economic power of privately held businesses, DiversityBusiness.com, a business-to-business Internet site, recently named Convention Models and Talent (CMT) as one of the top businesses in the United States.
This is the 10th annual listing of the nation’s top businesses by DiversityBusiness.com. Companies listed on the Top Business List represents the top multicultural earners and challenge the long-held notion that a privately held business is small or insignificant. Major corporations seek winners in the hope it will to increase spending with small businesses.
“Entrepreneurs are a growing force in the U.S. economy, and a force to be reckoned with,” said Kenton Clarke, CEO of Computer Consulting Associates International, the company that built DiversityBusiness.com. “This is a whole business segment that can carry its own, that provides jobs, products and services, and generates wealth for their communities. These are the new leaders in American business.”
“We are honored to be recognized as one of the top privately held businesses in the United States,” said Shelly Justice, CMT CEO. “Our commitment to the highest level of client service has allowed us to establish strong relationships that have resulted in CMT’s sustained year over year growth.”
The List is a classification that represents the top small businesses in the U.S. in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services. Large organizational buyers throughout the country that do business with multicultural, small and women-owned businesses use the list, which is produced annually by DiversityBusiness.com.
The winning companies will be honored at a special awards ceremony at DiversityBusiness.com’s 10th Annual National Multicultural Business Conference, which is set for April 27 – 29 at the Gaylord Resorts in Washington, D.C.
For additional information, and a complete list of the winning companies, visit the Web site at www.diversitybusiness.com.