CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP is calling for nominations to the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® (NC100) program, which recognizes the substantial impact of private companies in North Carolina. Since 1984, the NC100 has ranked the state’s largest private companies by revenue in the most recent fiscal year. Applications are being accepted now through Aug. 23.
“We created the NC100 program 33 years ago to highlight the unbelievable talent and innovation happening with North Carolina companies,” said Dave Wedding, Market Territory Leader, Mid-South, Grant Thornton LLP. “We’ve seen tremendous growth and change in our state since then, and the companies on this list are often the initiators of that progress, something we want and need to celebrate.”
The 2016 NC100 included 16 companies reporting revenue of $500 million or more, and last year’s award-winning companies collectively employed more than 97,000 people.
To participate, companies must be privately-held. Winners will be featured in a fall issue of Business North Carolina, North Carolina’s largest business magazine.
For more details and to apply, visit www.grantthornton.com/nc100.
About Grant Thornton North Carolina 100®
Since 1984, the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® has ranked the state’s largest private companies by revenue in the most recent fiscal year, based on data provided by the participants. The NC100 is a voluntary list restricted to companies based in North Carolina that do not have publicly traded stock. Companies owned by private equity are permitted. Nonprofits, financial-services companies, health care providers such as hospitals and subsidiaries of corporations are excluded.
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