Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 11, 2014
DiversityBusiness.com, the nation’s leading multicultural social media site, has recently acknowledged Leaderpromos as one of the Nation’s “Top Businesses” for 2014. This exclusive ranking is a reflection of Leaderpromos overall vision, leadership, and economic accomplishments in moving our economy forward. The award, known as the Div500, represents the most unique class of companies who have earned the distinction of fostering a culture of sustainable growth among the communities they serve.
2014 marks DiversityBusiness.com’s 14th annual listing of the Nation’s top businesses. Over 1.3 million businesses participated in this year’s program. The “Top Businesses” are determined by a selection committee which evaluates the eligibility for all submissions in each award category. The selection committee bases their decision on a set of criteria which includes: reviewing each entrant’s business profile, website, and gross annual sales submitted. The businesses selected on these lists have become highly coveted among corporations, government agencies, and educational institutions who desire to increase opportunities with privately-held businesses.
“We are very proud to continue to support men and women who have become the core of our nation’s innovation, productivity, and growth,” says Kenton Clarke, President & CEO of DiversityBusiness.com. He goes on to add, “I am very optimistic about our future especially as this distinct group of entrepreneurs continue to produce immeasurable results and serve as a prime example for current and generations to come.”
This List is a classification that represents the top privately-held businesses in the U.S., in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services. The List offers a comprehensive look at the strongest segment in the United States economy: America’s privately-held businesses. Large organizational buyers who do business with multicultural, small, and women-owned business all use the list. The List has garnered over 20 million annual views since inception.
Founded in 1995 by advertising specialties industry veteran Stephanie Leader, Leaderpromos is an award-winning distributor of top-quality promotional products based in Columbus, Ohio. Leaderpromos is a proud member of the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) and the Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI), and is a WBENC Certified Women's Business Enterprise. Leaderpromos has an unmatched selection of promotional products from the best companies at the best prices. Leaderpromos also creates custom merchandise from the ground up and offers a variety of in-house services including custom embroidery and screen printing.
Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness.com is the largest organization of privately owned businesses throughout the United States that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and colleges and universities. DiversityBusiness.com provides research and data collection services for diversity including the “Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities,” “Top 500 Diversity Owned Companies in America,” and others. Its research has been recognized and published by Forbes Magazine, Business Week, and thousands of other print and internet publications. The site has gained national recognition and has won numerous awards for its content and design. It has an e-magazine that reaches over 3 million readers, an e-newsletter that reaches 2.4 million, and its website receives 1.2 million visitors each month. It is a leading provider of diversity management tools. DiversityBusiness.com is produced by Computer Consulting Associates International Inc. (CCAii.com) of Southport, CT. Founded in 1980.
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