The Winners Have Been Notified -- The Countdown Has Begun The 28th Annual Philadelphia 100® Awards Ceremony Expo Logic of East Norriton, Pennsylvania Has Made The Official Rankings of The 100 Fastest Growing Companies In The Region
Rank To Be Announced Live Thursday, October 27th, 2016
The Fillmore, Philadelphia, PA
The nominations are in, the CPA certified company data has been reviewed and the tabulations are complete. From hundreds of exciting companies from throughout the region, the 100 fastest growing businesses in the greater Philadelphia area have been identified.
Prominent local company Expo Logic, of East Norriton, Pennsylvania has been named to the 2016 Philadelphia 100® list. “It is tremendously exciting and validating to see Expo Logic on the Philadelphia 100 list once again this year,” said Cooper. “We are incredibly proud that our growth has not only been swift, but that it has also been consistent. To me, that speaks to the quality of people we have and the quality of service we provide,” Cooper said.
And now the countdown has begun to the 28th Annual Philadelphia 100® Awards Ceremony, Thursday October 27, 2016 at the fabulous new FILLMORE in the trendy Fishtown section of the city. As the area's most prestigious business awards, the Philadelphia 100® Awards Ceremony reveals the rankings of these companies making for a lively show highlighted by videos, special guest speakers and area firms introducing the winning CEOs.
The Philadelphia 100® Awards Ceremony is open to the public with tickets available for purchase at www.philadelphia100.com/attend. This program is hosted and produced by the Wharton Small Business Development Center at the University of Pennsylvania (http://www.whartonsbdc.wharton.upenn.edu/) and the Entrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia (www.efgp.org). For more information contact [email protected].
With the celebrated FILLMORE main stage as a venue, it is appropriate that a founding father of the Philadelphia 100®, David Thornburgh, President and CEO, Committee of Seventy, and his band the Reckless Amateurs perform for this 28th Annual awards program.
"We're very excited to be part of this very special program," says Celeste Corrado, Director of the Wharton Small Business Development Center (SBDC). "Tracking the growth and providing assistance to emerging businesses in the region is really the mission of Wharton SBDC. The tradition of excellence embodied by the Philadelphia 100® Awards actualizes that mission in a very dramatic and compelling way."
The innovation and hard work it has taken for these companies to be named to the Philadelphia 100® is at the heart of the entrepreneurial spirit. The diversity of the companies ranging from tech firms and manufacturers to specialized service providers and creative enterprises offers a great perspective into the dynamic nature of the regional business.
A Presenting Sponsor for the second consecutive year, Comcast Business is committed to supporting dynamic business development. "The Philadelphia 100® offers us a valuable perspective on the landscape of the emerging business community in the region,” says Ian Gallagher, Regional Director of Marketing at Comcast Business.
“We are proud to help recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of these businesses who are among the fastest growing, and most innovative in the area.” Additional sponsors of the 2016 Philadelphia 100® include Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Sabre Systems.
"Being on this list and becoming part of the Philadelphia 100® community that has developed over the last 28 years is not only a great honor but a great opportunity," says Phil Jaurigue, CEO of Sabre Systems, a multiple Philadelphia 100® winner, Board Member of the Entrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia, and Chairman of the 2016 Philadelphia 100®.
"Businesses feed, grow and mature through constant commercial interaction. By joining together with other companies that have the drive and inspiration to make it to the Philadelphia 100®, these businesses become part of the infrastructure of economic strength and employment growth for the region."
With the 100 winners notified and preparations for the Awards Ceremony in full swing, the next milestone on the way to the 28th Philadelphia 100® is the CEO Breakfast on Thursday, September 29th at the Union League. At this breakfast the top officers of the companies gather and meet with event organizers and sponsors to begin the process of engagement and high level interaction. That's the zone where business gets done.
A complete alpha sort of the winning companies with rankings will be posted on the Philadelphia100.com website by midnight of October 27th.
Expo Logic was founded in 2002 and was purchased in 2004 by World Wide Registration Systems (WWRS), which adopted the Expo Logic name. President Jeff Cooper worked for WWRS from 1994 to 2002 and helped transform the company into a progressive exhibition solutions provider. Expo Logic provides a myriad of services - administered by a team of industry veterans and leading edge technology developers - including event services, tailored event registration, lead retrieval and more. Expo Logic is headquartered in Pennsylvania and currently provides services for hundreds of events worldwide. For more information, visit: http://www.expologic.com.