Every year, ICIC identifies and supports the 100 fastest-growing inner city businesses. These businesses, led by some of today’s most creative entrepreneurs, create good jobs where they are needed most. The list is published annually in FORTUNE magazine.
2015 Inner City 100 Winners (via FORTUNE)
Now celebrating its 18th year, the Inner City 100 program has a roster of over 800 inspiring, successful alumni businesses. The 2016 Inner City 100 Conference and Awards will be held on September 14, 2016, in Boston! Learn more about this year’s program.
The Inner City 100 program spotlights and supports companies in underserved urban areas by providing them with access to national visibility, executive education, and networking opportunities . The program culminates with the annual Inner City 100 Conference and Awards where winning companies gather for a full day of management education and an unveiling of the Inner City 100 rankings. In 2016, this daylong event will be held on September 14 in Boston, with thought-provoking case studies from leading business school faculty and CEOs. Stay tuned for more details about this year’s event!
Qualified businesses have the following characteristics:
ICIC’s nominating partners are our eyes and ears on the ground. Nominating partners own their own business or work directly with growing businesses across the county every day. ICIC’s programs complement the services and expertise of our nominating partners and provides added value for participating companies. Each year, ICIC recognizes its nominating partners at the Inner City 100 Conference and Awards and Inner City Capital Connections Match-Making event. We also refer companies to the resources our nominating partners provide.
To learn more about the Inner City 100, or to become a nominating partner, please contact Kate Allgrove, Manager, Urban Business Initiatives.