Candidates were evaluated based on criteria published by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Those criteria include staying power, growth in number of employees, increase in sales or unit volume, current and past financial standing, innovative products and services, response to adversity, evidence of contributions to aid community projects and overall management philosophy.

“We are very pleased to once again be ranked among so many prestigious companies,” said Don Keller and Tim Kelley, owners of Blue Sky Exhibits. “This is a testament not only to our enthusiastic and talented staff, but also to our dedicated clients. Our clients have made us what we are today and we truly appreciate them.”