Columbus, Oh (PRWEB) January 29, 2007
Leaderpromos.com, a leading distributor of imprinted promotional products and embroidered apparel, announced today that it has recently been named as one of the "Top 100 diversity-owned businesses in the state of Ohio (Div100)" for 2006 by DiversityBusiness.com, the nations' leading multicultural internet site that recognizes the economic power of multicultural businesses in the United States.
The 7th annual listing of the Div100 represents Ohio's top 100 diversity-owned businesses in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services. Thousands of businesses have the opportunity to participate in the DiversityBusiness.com 7th annual survey. The awards are based on annual gross sales.
Leaderpromos.com listing on the Div100 signifies the company as one of Ohio's top multicultural earners. Div100 members are sought after by major corporations wishing to increase spending with diversity owned companies.
Leaderpromos.com is a certified Women's Business Enterprise as certified by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council. The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, is the nation's leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to America's corporations. As a woman owned company and a member of WBENC, Leaderpromos.com come allows companies and organizations to fulfill their diversity requirements when purchasing promotional products and embroidered apparel.
Affected by recent economic and demographic trends and changes, Fortune 1000 corporations throughout the country have recognized that buying products and services from diversity owned companies positively impacts their business. Diversity-owned businesses contribute over $1.4 trillion in sales to the U.S. economy.
"Diversity businesses and consumers 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."
As an award winner Leaderpomos.com is invited to attend the Seventh Annual DiversityBusiness.com Multicultural Awards Ceremony and Conference in April. The event brings together America's Top Business Owners and Top Fortune 500 companies for promoting multicultural business opportunities.