Success! 2012 Business Superstar Awards ~ People You Need to Know Magazine
On October 5, 2012, tremendous excitement was in the air and Atlanta once again buzzed with our much anticipated yearly celebration for women business owners in metro Atlanta, at the magnificent Georgian Terrace Hotel. It was a huge success!
People You Need to Know Magazine, Atlanta’s official magazine uplifting women business owners, hosted the 3rd Annual Business Superstar Awards to recognize the brilliance of women entrepreneurs.
It has been reported that there are an estimated 8.1 million women-owned businesses in the United States generating close to $1.3 trillion in revenues with over 7.7 million employees.Over the last 14 years, Georgia has experienced a 97.5% increase in the number of women-owned businesses.
Georgia alone has an estimated 287,500 women-owned businesses, employing 231,600 people and generating $41,964,700 in revenue. Atlanta is now home to 62% of the state’s women-owned businesses with 179,000 housing their headquarters in the metropolitan area. In 2010, about 1.5 million women made up 46% of the labor force in Georgia.
People You Need to Know Magazine has been a strong supporter of women business owners for nearly two decades by helping them to strengthen their brand in the marketplace and expand their client base.
Honorees: Seated: Attorney Felicia Johnson, Dr. Danielle Greene – Woman of the Year Honoree, and Dr. Benita Stephens … Standing LtoR: Maeling Tapp, Sharon Mathis, Celeste O. Johnson, Glennette “Cookie” Haynes, Ardra Tippett, Crystal Dyer, Nicole Steele, Allison Babb Phillips & Dana Trammell Lee