C I Host, a global leader in Web hosting and software development, won the prestigious Dallas 100 Award — ranked as the areaÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s fastest-growing Web hosting company — Wednesday at a gala sponsored by The Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business and The CEO Institute. C I Host was rated the 43rd fastest-growing private company in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex among businesses from all industries.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œDallas/Fort Worth traditionally is a hotbed of business activity, meaning we were recognized among some of the best in the world,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â said Christopher Faulkner, CEO of C I Host. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œIt was inspiring to mix with those great business minds at The Meyerson Symphony Center, and we cherish this great honor.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
The Dallas 100 winners are selected based on increased sales growth between 2001 and 2003. The Dallas 100 have made significant contributions to the area by generating new jobs, increasing the tax base and fostering the Dallas areaÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s reputation as a premier economic development center. Winners generated more than 6.8 billion in sales during the past three years and grew number of employees from 11,582 in 2001 to 17,795 in 2003.