The September 30th deadline to apply for Cascade Business News’ (CBN) inaugural Central Oregon Fastest 20 Awards is quickly approaching. Sponsored by Columbia Bank and SGA Certified Public Accounts & Consultants, the CBN Fastest 20 was created to recognize the fastest-growing companies located and based in the High Desert region.
From Cascade Business News:
According to Cory Allen, SVP, Commercial Banking Team Leader for Columbia Bank, economic predictions show that Central Oregon’s economy will grow faster than the national average again this year. “This is the perfect time to begin recognizing the companies who are sustaining and expanding job growth in our region.”
Amber L. Yates, CPA with SGA added, “Our rapidly growing business clients are having a major impact on both job and wage growth in Central Oregon. SGA is excited to recognize these emerging companies and their contribution to the continued growth of the local economy.
“I encourage you to submit an application as one of the Fastest 20 growing businesses in Central Oregon. It’s an outstanding way to be honored for your hard work and success.”
The criteria for a business to qualify include:
— Established and operating on or before January 1, 2014.
— Gross revenues in 2016 greater than 2014 with consistent year-over-year growth.
— Gross annual revenues $100,000 or greater in fiscal year 2016.
Reported revenues should be taken from externally prepared financial statements or tax returns filed with the IRS. The deadline for applications is September 30, 2017.
Companies can be recognized by downloading and filling out the form available here.
For additional information, visit Cascade Business News’ website.