Why should my company participate?
New business opportunities: Inclusion in the The Americas’ FT is a visible and public acknowledgment of your company’s performance that extends far beyond your specific industry and country. It will also generate attention for your business on the part of potential partners, customers and investors around the world.
Reputation: Corporate growth usually generates demand for new employees. Being featured in the high-profile the Americas’ FT ranking will increase awareness of you as an employer and of your potential.
Effective media coverage: FT Reporters will write about standout companies, specific sectors and trends which dominate business in the Americas. The ranking will be published as a supplement within the weekday edition of the FT newspaper and the full rankings will appear online.
Employer branding: All companies that make it into the list may use the award logo for marketing purposes upon payment of a licence fee. Your company will still be able to communicate the award , free of charge, as long as it does not use the official label.
Access to more than 1m facts: All applicants that provide data on their sales will receive a free two-week Statista Corporate Test-Account — irrespective of whether they end up among the top 500 companies.
Who is eligible?
In order to be included in the ranking your company must meet the following criteria:
- Revenue of at least US $100,000 generated in 20182.
- Revenue of at least $1.5 m generated in 20212.
- Be independent (the company is not a subsidiary or branch office of any kind).
- Be headquartered in one of 20 American countries1.
- The revenue growth between 2018 and 2021 was primarily organic (i.e. “internally” stimulated)
1 Eligible to participate are all companies from these countries: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela.
2 Countries that do not use the dollar to express revenues should provide average local currency value equivalent over the course of the relevant fiscal year