Future 50 companies are a testament to the ideal business climate in Middle Tennessee. The success of these companies helps drive economic growth in this area
Franklin, Tenn. (PRWEB) September 15, 2010
Sum Effect Software, Inc., developers of CoreCommerce, has been named a 2010 Future 50 winner. This award is an annual recognition program of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the 50 fastest-growing, privately owned companies in the Nashville area.
Future 50 companies are identified through a nomination form, which includes questions about a company's past and projected sales and employment growth. To be eligible, companies must be privately owned, headquartered in Middle Tennessee, have 10 or more employees or annual revenue of at least $500,000, and anticipate revenue and employment growth for the next three years. The nominations are collected by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and tabulated by KraftCPAs, the official accounting firm of the Future 50.
"Future 50 companies are a testament to the ideal business climate in Middle Tennessee. The success of these companies helps drive economic growth in this area," said Chamber President & CEO Ralph Schulz. "The success of these companies reinforces Middle Tennessee's reputation as a good place to start and grow a business. It's important that we recognize these companies for the contributions to our community."
"Recognition like this is so important for small business owners and their employees. It can provide the exposure and motivation to propel their business to a new level of success. Future 50 has provided that forum for nearly two decades," said Charles Sueing, Nashville Chamber chair for small business and owner of The Sueing Agency/Nationwide Insurance.
"We are honored to be selected as a 2010 Future 50 company," said Nick McDuffie, Chief Operating Officer of Sum Effect Software, Inc. "This award was driven by our commitment to providing small and medium businesses the best way to start selling online with our leading ecommerce software, CoreCommerce."
Sum Effect Software, Inc. will receive recognition as a Future 50 company at a reception and awards dinner on Thursday, Oct. 21, at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel, 611 Commerce Street.
Launched in 1992, the 2010 Future 50 Awards are presented by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Bank of America. The Media Partner is Tennessean Media Group; Official Lighting Partner is Bandit Lites; Associate Sponsors are Delek U.S. Holding/MAPCO Express and KraftCPAs; and Supporting Sponsor is Frost Brown Todd.