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Avineon Recognized as a Washington SmartCEO 'Future 50' Company for Second Consecutive Year
Jan 22, 2008 (08:01 AM EST)


ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Avineon, Inc. ( www.avineon.com ), a successful provider of IT, geospatial, engineering and program management services, has been recognized by Washington SmartCEO magazine as one of its Future 50 winners based on rapid employee and revenue growth. Over the past four years, Avineon has grown at an average annual rate of more than 30 percent. This marks Avineon's second consecutive appearance on the list of Future 50 companies.

The Future 50 program, now in its third year, recognizes the 50 fastest growing companies in the Washington, D.C. metro area. In total, this year's winners employ 21,000 people and generate more than $6 billion in combined revenue. Winners were honored at a black-tie dinner event Jan. 17, 2008 in Alexandria, Va.

"This year's group of Future 50 winners exemplifies the tremendous growth and economic vitality of the greater Washington, D.C. metro area," stated Craig Burris, publisher of Washington SmartCEO. "It is important to recognize these companies and celebrate their achievements and contribution to local industry."

Since its inception in 1992, Avineon has built a customer base of more than 250 clients across federal, state and local government agencies and the commercial sector. The company added significantly to its contracts portfolio in 2007 and also extended contracts with existing customers including the Departments of Housing and Urban Development, Treasury, Justice and Defense, among others. Internationally, Avineon's India subsidiary is expected to grow by 60 percent over the next year and the company will increase its employee base by 800 to accommodate this growth.

"We are pleased to be recognized locally as a Future 50 winner for the second year in a row," stated Karlu Rambhala, president and CEO of Avineon. "Awards such as these validate our commitment to delivering excellent services and solutions to our customers and maintaining a great work environment for our employees."

Future 50 winners are profiled in the January issue of Washington SmartCEO. To view the full list of Future 50 companies, please visit www.smartceo.com .

About Avineon

Avineon, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 and ISO 9001:2000 registered company, is a diversified high technology company that provides information technology (IT), geospatial, engineering and program management services. With headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, and offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana and Virginia, Avineon also maintains subsidiaries in Europe and India. In IT, Avineon specializes in web-based architecture, systems engineering, application development, and on-going network and security support. For additional information please visit www.avineon.com .

Press Contact: Company Contact: Kara Schiltz Charles Erdrich DPR Group Avineon, Inc. 919-678-9200, ext. 101 703-671-1900 kschiltz@dprgroup.com

CONTACT: Kara Schiltz of DPR Group, +1-919-678-9200, ext. 101, kschiltz@dprgroup.com; or Charles Erdrich of Avineon, Inc.,+1-703-671-1900,

Web site: http://www.avineon.com/ http://www.smartceo.com/