According to their website, the TBBJ is a division of The Business Journals, a media solutions platform for companies targeting business decisions makers that provides comprehensive coverage of business news from a local, regional and national perspective. The TBBJ is the Tampa Bay area TBJ publication that circulates over 9000 printed publications each month while also receiving more than 175000 monthly visitors to their website. The TBBJ also holds 11 annual events including the Fast 50 Awards. The Fast 50 is a list of the fastest growing privately held companies in Tampa Bay with rankings based on percentage of annual growth over a three year period. Companies on the Fast 50 list must meet the following criteria: the company must be privately held and locally owned, it must be headquartered in Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk or Sarasota counties, the company must have been in operation since 2008 or prior, and the company must have had annual revenue of at least $1 million in 2011 with no revenue requirement for the years 2009 and 2010 as long as revenue has grown each year. Each year, the final rankings are revealed at an awards luncheon with the top 5 companies receiving special recognition.
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