Argo Navis IT, Women Owned Small Business, Named to Nation’s Top Business List for 2008
For release March 5, 2009
Morristown, NJ - In recognition of the economic power of privately held businesses, DiversityBusiness.com, the nations’ leading business-to-business internet site, recently named Argo Navis IT as one of the top businesses in the United States.
This is the 9th annual listing of the Nation’s top businesses by DiversityBusiness.com. Ranging in revenue size, the companies listed on the Top Business Lists represent the Nation’s top multicultural earners and challenge the long-held notion that a privately held business is small or insignificant. Winners are sought after by major corporations wishing to increase spending with small businesses.
“Receiving this recognition from Diversity Business is important to us. Diversity Business does impressive work in furthering the cause of small business nationwide,” said Denise Bridgens, CEO of Argo Navis IT.
“Entrepreneurs 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.”
This List is a classification that represents the top small businesses in the U.S., in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services. Large organizational buyers throughout the country that do business with multicultural, small and women-owned businesses use the list. The List 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.
The winning companies will be honored at a special awards ceremony at DiversityBusiness.com’s “9th Annual Multicultural Business Conference”, taking place April 29 – May 1, 2009 at the Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Florida.
About Argo Navis IT
Argo Navis IT, a certified diversity supplier, offers a full spectrum of value added teleconferencing and web conferencing services. Argo Navis IT has the following certifications: WBENC, SBA Women Owned Business, SBA Small Business.
Argo Navis IT is a member of the Lockheed Martin Team and the Galaxy Scientific Team for the for the federal government’s CECOM Rapid Response contract. This contract allow any federal agency to purchase Argo Navis IT’s services on a low cost and rapid execution basis. Argo Navis IT is also a team member with Lockheed Martin and US Falcon on the US Army Communications-Electronics Life Cycle Management Command (C-E LCMC) Strategic Services Sourcing Contract where Argo Navis IT provides a suite of robust, survivable crisis communications services and disaster preparedness training. For more information, visit www.argonavisit.com.
Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness, with over 46,000 members, 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. DiversityBusiness provides research and data collection services for diversity including the "Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities", "Top 500 Diversity Owned Companies in America", and others. Its research has been recognized and published by Forbes Magazine, Business Week and thousands of other print and internet publications. The site has gained national recognition and has won numerous awards for its content and design. It is a leading provider of Supplier Diversity management tools and has the most widely distributed Diversity magazine in the United States. DiversityBusiness.com is produced by Computer Consulting Associates International Inc. (CCAii.com) of Southport, CT. Founded in 1980.