50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies Announced by Women
Presidents’ Organization and Capital One
NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/evolveyourevent?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#evolveyoureventlt;/agt;–The Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) has announced the 12th
annual ranking of the 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies™.
Winners were announced during the WPO Annual Conference, held this year
in Charlotte, NC. The companies featured on this year’s list span a wide
variety of industries, including technology and finance, emerging
sectors for women. Aggregate revenues of the 50 companies are $5.9
billion, representing a significant impact towards women-led companies’
contribution towards the global economy.
Falon Veit Scott, CMM, CEO, Evolution Event Solutions, based in
Nashville, Tennessee has been ranked 45th among this year’s
WPO 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies list. Evolution Event
Solutions is a strategic meeting management and event production company
with offices in Tennessee, Texas and Arizona, and a full-time team of
nine. “We are thrilled and honored to be a part of this esteemed group
of women-owned businesses,” said Falon Veit Scott, CEO.
“I am delighted that this year our rankings show that women
entrepreneurs are branching out into every sector of business,” said WPO
President and Founder Dr. Marsha Firestone. “We are also very encouraged
that companies of all sizes, such as Evolution Event Solutions are
represented. Some smaller but very successful companies demonstrated
significant growth this year.”
All eligible companies were ranked according to a sales growth formula,
combining percentage and absolute growth. To qualify for the ranking,
businesses are required to be privately held, woman-owned/led companies
and have reached annual revenues of at least $500,000 as of 2013 and
every subsequent year. Applicants are not required to be WPO members.
All 50 companies were honored at a special event at the 2019 WPO Annual
Conference at the Westin Charlotte on Thursday, May 2, 2019. Following
the luncheon and awards ceremony, WPO hosted a “Guide to Growth”
discussion featuring a selection of 50 Fastest winners sharing advice
for established entrepreneurs working to increase businesses.
About The Women Presidents’ Organization
The WPO is the
premier peer advisory organization connecting women who own
multi-million-dollar companies. In monthly meetings across six
continents, chapters of 20 women presidents from diverse industries
invest time and energy in themselves and their businesses to drive their
corporations to the next level. Local WPO chapters are coordinated by a
professional facilitator and meet monthly to share business expertise
and experience in a confidential setting. For more information, contact
212-688-4114 or visit www.womenpresidentsorg.com.
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About Evolution Event Solutions
Evolution Event Solutions is
a strategic meeting management and event production company serving
corporations and non-profit entities nationally and around the world.
Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, and with offices in Arizona and
Texas, EES provides strategic meeting and sponsorship management, event
production, and non-profit services to companies globally. EES is a
member of the Certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBENC), Nashville
Chamber of Commerce, International Airlines Travel Agent Network
(IATAN), Event & Meeting Planning Networking and Education (MPI), Rotary
International and the International Live Events Association. For more
information, visit www.evolutioneventsolutions.com.
For EES: Falon Veit Scott