NC Fast 40

Eligible Companies Must:

  • Be headquartered in the state of North Carolina
  • Be a commercial enterprise, not a nonprofit
  • Be either privately owned or publicly traded
  • Have net annual revenue in the range of $10 million to $500 million
  • Demonstrate sustained revenue and employment growth over the past 3 years

The selection committee will evaluate all interested applicants and contact the finalists to schedule brief appointments to validate the submitted information and interview an executive for the related article.


Is Your North Carolina-Based
Company Growing?

Celebrate the success of your thriving and cutting-edge middle-market company.

We want to recognize the fastest growing middle-market companies in North Carolina and celebrate their entrepreneurial spirit, innovative business strategies, and skyrocketing revenue growth. Expansion of North Carolina’s economy is vital to job creation and continued business innovation across the state.

To honor these pacesetters with rapidly increasing revenue and employment growth across the state, Business North Carolina and Cherry Bekaert LLP, in conjunction with Regions Bank, and Ward and Smith, P.A. are proud to host the 10th annual NC Mid-Market Fast 40 program.

The top fastest 40 innovators will be honored at Pinehurst Resort in September 2020 and featured in the November issue of Business North Carolina magazine.

Do you know a potential NC Mid-Market Fast 40 company?
Is your company a catalyst for growth?

Complete Application for Your Company

* If you are entering your fast growing company, simply fill out the application form. There is no need to fill out both forms in this case. Please click here to view the application checklist.

Key Dates to Remember

Nominations/Applications Open: March 16, 2020
Nominations Close: May 22, 2020
Applications Close: June 5, 2020
Winners Selected: July 31, 2020
Gala & Golf Event: September 28, 2020

Questions about nominations and entries? Contact Sarah Holland.

All reported revenue and employment figures are verified by the independent accounting firm of Cherry Bekaert and are held in strict confidence subject to a standard confidentiality agreement and privacy policy.

This program is presented by: