DALLAS, TX, September 22, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and Fortune has selected DHD Films for prestigious 2016 Inner City 100 list. This recognition places DHD Films in an exemplary lineage of nearly 900 fast-growing and innovative inner city businesses. DHD Films ranked 20 overall on the list of 100 five-year growth rate of 543 percent from 2011-2015.
ICIC's Inner City 100 is an annually compiled and released list featuring high-power, high-potential businesses from around the country with headquarters in inner cities. Ranked by revenue growth, the esteemed recipients go on to have their names published in Fortune. The full list can be viewed on the Fortune website here.
The rankings for each company were announced at the Inner City 100 Conference and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 in Boston, MA. In addition to announcing the list, Shezad and Hussain Manjee, Founder and CEO of DHD Films were invited to gather for a full-day event featuring thought-provoking sessions, insightful leadership advice, and robust networking opportunities. "We are extraordinarily proud of these pioneering entrepreneurs who lead the way in economic revitalization in America's inner cities," says Steve Grossman, CEO of ICIC, of the list of 100.
Boasting an average five-year growth rate of 458 percent between 2011 and 2015, the 2016 Inner City 100 winners represent a wide span of geography, hailing from 42 cities and 25 states.
Highlights of the 2016 Inner City 100 include:
Created 4,696 new jobs in the last five years.
Average company age is 16 years.
Average 2015 revenue is $12.2 million.
34% are women-owned &37% are minority-owned.
26 industries represented in the top 100.
About DHD Films: DHD Films is an award winning, full-service video production and motion graphics studio based in Dallas, Texas. We tell compelling stories designed to help build powerful brands. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, innovative startups, government and creative agencies. We specialize in the creation and deployment of visual campaigns using video, the fastest growing communications medium.
About Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC)
ICIC is a national nonprofit founded in 1994 by Harvard Business School professor Michael E. Porter. ICIC's mission is to promote economic prosperity in America's inner cities through private sector investment that leads to jobs, income and wealth creation for local residents. Learn more
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