Local Business Named and Ranked 94th among Top 100 Small Business List in GA
Atlanta, GA, 01/10/2008. In recognition of the economic power of multicultural businesses, DiversityBusiness.com, the nations’ leading multicultural internet site, recently named Simplified Technology Solutions, Inc as one of the “Top small businesses in the state of Georgia (Div100)”.
The Div100 is the 8th annual listing of the Georgia’s top 100 small businesses. The companies listed on the Div100 represent the Nation’s top multicultural earners and challenge the long-held notion that a small business is small or insignificant. Div100 members are sought after by major corporations wishing to increase spending with small and diversity owned companies.
The Impact of Small Business
“Small businesses and consumers are a growing force in the U.S. economy, and a force to be reckoned with,” said Kenton Clarke, CEO of Computer Consulting Associates International, the company that built DiversityBusiness.com. This is a whole business segment that can carry its own, that provides jobs, products and services, and generates wealth for their communities. These are the new leaders in American business.”
Affected by recent economic and demographic trends and changes, Fortune 1000 corporations throughout the country have recognized that buying products and services from small and diversity owned companies positively impacts their business. Small businesses contribute over $1.4 trillion in sales to the U.S. economy.
Carmen Castillo, President of Superior Design International, Inc., Florida commented
“These groups of companies represent the organizational spirit that drives our economy and even more. It offers insights into a vastness of cultures and an exchange of ideas that are so valuable in helping me to understand how to reach the needs of today's consumers”.
The Div100 is a classification that represents the top 100 small businesses in the state of Georgia, in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services. Large organizational buyers throughout the country that do business with multicultural and women-owned businesses use the list. The Div100 is produced annually by DiversityBusiness.com, the nation's leading multicultural B2B Internet portal that links large organizational buyers to multicultural product and service suppliers.
Simplified Technology Solutions, Inc will be honored at a special awards ceremony at DiversityBusiness.com’s “8th Annual Multicultural Business Conference”, taking place April 23 - 25, 2008 at Disney’s BoardWalk Resort in Orlando, Florida.
About Simplified Technology Solutions:
Simplified Technology Solutions, Inc. (STS) is a software development company that provides custom application development and systems integration services. STS is widely known in the Atlanta community as "The Blackberry People".
Simplified Technology Solutions creator of Rapid-Ask by STS also develops custom solutions for clients' mobile office needs on the Blackberry platform. They put systems in place that grant clients access to company information over a secure connection, thus allowing STS clients to work inside the company firewall even when outside the office. In addition to Blackberry Services, STS also offer Lotus Domino expertise. STS builds custom solutions based on client requirements, helping your company with any project in reference to the Lotus program. STS can also create custom technology solutions to fulfill your company’s needs. For more information about STS, its technologies, and an extensive list of services STS can provide, visit www.simplified-tech.com or call us at 678.638.6688.
Launched in 1999, with over 35,000 members DiversityBusiness.com is the largest organization of diversity-owned businesses throughout the United States that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies and colleges and universities. Members use the sites technology to find and track new business opportunities. It also produces the country’s largest conference on diversity education and training for major corporations and small business. Its research on top businesses appears in Fortune, Forbes, Business Week and numerous magazines and media publications. The site has gained national recognition and has won numerous awards for its content and design. DiversityBusiness.com is produced by Computer Consulting Associates International Inc. (CCAii.com) of Southport, CT. CCA was founded in 1980 by CEO Kenton Clarke.