Seeking Top 50 private companies & women in biz nominations
Acadiana Business is seeking nominations for its first ever Top 50 Privately Held Companies and the 12th annual Women Who Mean Business nominations.
To qualify for the Top 50 list, companies must be headquartered in the six-parish region and cannot be a subsidiary of an entity based out of the region. Businesses will be ranked by gross revenues.
E-mail Acadiana Business research assistant Tim Lambert at
for a Top 50 Privately Held Companies nomination form or click here to download a form. E-mail Co-Publisher Cherry Fisher May at
or Editorial Director Leslie Turk at
to nominate a candidate for this year's Women Who Mean Business honors. A list of past winners is available at www.acadianabusiness.com under INDevents.
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