The Council of Small Business Executives is accepting nominations for its Future 50 Awards, which salute the fastest-growing companies in southeastern Wisconsin.
The COSBE program is celebrating its 27th year.
The winners will meet the following criteria:
* In business for at least three years.
* Headquartered in Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington or Waukesha counties.
* Independent, privately owned (not a franchise, subsidiary or division).
* Fast growth of sales and employment (averaged over the last three years).
The Future 50 companies will be featured in BizTimes Milwaukee magazine and will be saluted in a luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 11.
All financial information submitted for nominations will be kept confidential. To nominate a company, visit www.mmac.org/f50. Self-nominations are encouraged. The nomination deadline is Friday, May 2.