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Monday, August 18, 2003
SOUTH FLORIDA CEO MAGAZINE NAMES BLACKSTONE TO ITS ANNUAL LIST OF TOP 500 COMPANIES
Blackstone (www.blackstoneonline.com), a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, proudly announces that it is has been named by South Florida CEO magazine to its annual list of Top 500 Companies in South Florida for the second consecutive year. Each year, South Florida CEO magazine, through its South Florida 500, creates a definitive list of the top players – the top 100 public companies, the top 200 privately-held companies and the 200 largest private-sector employers - in the Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, one of the most vibrant business regions in the United States. This year, Blackstone was ranked 76th on the list of Top 200 Private Companies; in 2002, Blackstone was ranked 91st. A pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, Blackstone is currently one of the country’s largest providers of prepaid products and services through over 300,000 retail locations nationwide. Established and headquartered in Miami, Florida since 1995, Blackstone provides innovative solutions to local, national and international companies seeking to maximize their full potential – from calling cards, POS terminals, merchant processing, marketing & distribution to self-service, interactive kiosks – Blackstone offers a complete array of services to design, integrate and maintain high-impact, strategic business solutions via our global network of alliances and resources. For more information on Blackstone’s products and services visit www.blackstoneonline.com or call 1-800-639-9590. Blackstone POS are trademarks of Blackstone Communications Co.; US and foreign patents pending.