Virginia Chamber Unveils 23rd Annual List of Virginia’s Fastest Growing Companies – the Fantastic 50
April 26th, 2018

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Samantha Quig Moore

CHANTILLY – The Virginia Chamber of Commerce celebrated fifty of the fastest growing Virginia companies at the twenty-third annual “Virginia’s Fantastic 50 Awards Banquet” on April 26 at the Westfields Marriott in Chantilly. Nearly 450 attendees participated in the banquet to recognize the companies for their success.

“We are pleased to recognize the fastest growing businesses from across the Commonwealth,” said Barry DuVal, president and CEO of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. “The Chamber is committed to implementing the strategies outlined in Blueprint Virginia 2025 to make Virginia the best place for businesses to start and to grow so we can have more success stories like we see here tonight. We are glad to toast the entrepreneurial spirit of these Virginia business leaders and the dedicated employees who have brought these companies continued success.”

At the conclusion of the awards banquet, the Chamber announced five Virginia Vanguard winners, recognized for the highest growth in the categories of service, technology, manufacturing, retail/wholesale, and recognizing the company with the highest overall growth in Virginia. The 2018 Virginia Vanguard Winners are:

Highest Overall Growth: B.E.S. Technology Inc., Ashburn

Technology: DH Tech, Leesburg

Service: Alpha Omega Integration LLC, McLean

Manufacturing: O’Connor Brewing Co., Norfolk

Retail/Wholesale: Brandito LLC, Richmond

A full list of the Fantastic 50 award winners is available below.

Virginia Chamber of Commerce 2018 Virginia Fantastic 50 Winners

  1. B.E.S. Technology Inc., Ashburn (Virginia Vanguard – Highest Overall Growth)
  2. Alpha Omega Integration LLC, McLean (Virginia Vanguard – Service)
  3. DH Tech, Leesburg (Virginia Vanguard – Technology)
  4. Perfecta, Springfield
  5. Syntelligent Analytic Solutions LLC, Falls Church
  6. Super Systems Inc. (SSi), Virginia Beach
  7. Hilb Group, Richmond
  8. AM LLC, Arlington
  9. Creative Systems and Consulting LLC, McLean
  10. Artemis Consulting Inc., Vienna
  11. Apogee Research LLC, Arlington
  12. Cynet Systems Inc, Ashburn
  13. C3 Integrated Solutions, Arlington
  14. Spatial Front Inc., McLean
  15. Highlight Technologies LLC, Fairfax
  16. Convoke, Arlington
  17. NEOSTEK Inc., Arlington
  18. Eagle Hill Consulting, Arlington
  19. DIGITALSPEC LLC, Fairfax
  20. American Cyber Inc., Clifton
  21. Concept Plus LLC, Fairfax
  22. Davis Defense Group Inc., Stafford
  23. Virginia Foundation Solutions Inc., Virginia Beach
  24. E3 Federal Solutions, McLean
  25. ValidaTek Inc., McLean
  26. The Bridge Group LLC, Bumpass
  27. Criterion Systems, Vienna
  28. Integrated Health Services, Hampton
  29. Darkblade Systems, Stafford
  30. 1Rivet, Reston
  31. SOLitude Lake Management, Virginia Beach
  32. O’Connor Brewing Co., Norfolk (Virginia Vanguard – Manufacturing)
  33. MicroHealth LLC, Tysons
  34. Tesla Government Inc, Vienna
  35. Cape Henry Associates, Virginia Beach
  36. NuAxis Innovations, Vienna
  37. Contract Solutions Inc., Manassas
  38. Tribal Tech LLC, Alexandria
  39. ITA International LLC, Yorktown
  40. DANE LLC, Chantilly
  41. RM Advisory Services LLC, Alexandria
  42. Brandito LLC, Richmond (Virginia Vanguard – Retail/Wholesale)
  43. Divurgent, Virginia Beach
  44. SecuriGence, Leesburg
  45. Sevatec, Fairfax
  46. Firebird AST, Falls Church
  47. ITility LLC, Herndon
  48. Parker Host Inc., Norfolk
  49. The Frontier Project, Richmond
  50. JES Foundation Repair, Virginia Beach

About the AwardsVirginia’s FANTASTIC 50 award program is a signature event of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. Now in its 23rd year, the FANTASTIC 50 program is the only annual statewide award recognizing Virginia’s fastest growing business.

Nominations for the 2018 FANTASTIC 50 were sought last fall from local chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, and through the sponsors’ networks; companies may also nominate themselves.

To be eligible, a company must be privately held with headquarters in Virginia, show revenues between $200,000 and $200 million, and demonstrate positive revenue growth and positive net income in its most recent fiscal year over the previous year. Companies are judged on four-year revenue history. The professional service firm Dixon Hughes Goodman verifies all award entries.

The Fantastic 50 award program is sponsored by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Cox Communications, Inc., Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, Dixon Hughes Goodman, J.P. Morgan Chase, the Westfields Marriott, SunTrust Bank, Virginia Business Magazine and the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority.

About the Virginia Chamber of Commerce

The Virginia Chamber of Commerce is the largest business organization in the Commonwealth, with more than 26,000 members. The Chamber is a non-partisan, business advocacy organization that works in the legislative, regulatory, civic and judicial arenas to act as the catalyst for positive change in all areas of economic development and competitiveness for Virginia. In December 2017, the Chamber released an update to its long-term strategic economic development plan, Blueprint Virginia 2025, which engaged over 6,000 business and community leaders to lay out a plan to getting Virginia back to the top of national business climate rankings. Learn more at