Category: Awards & Recognitions

North Carolina Mid-Market Fast 40

For a 3rd consecutive year, Hissho has been named a winner in the North Carolina Mid-Market Fast 40 by Business North Carolina magazine and Cherry Bekaert, LLP. Read More.

Inc. 500 l 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America for 4th Consecutive Year

For the 4th consecutive year, Hissho has been named to the 2013 Inc 5000 list as one of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. The 2013 ranking is 3,815. Smrithy Thomas of Inc Outreach says: “The 2013 list has been our most competitive to date so Hissho making the list is truly impressive and worth celebrating. Congratulations again on this fantastic achievement!” “In addition to Hissho, the 2013 list added such powerhouses as Alex and Ani, LivingSocial, Bojangles, OtterBox, and KT Tape,” says Eric Schurenberg, Editor in Chief of Inc Magazine; and adds, “Inc 5000 has been welcoming the fastest-growing private companies in America into this very exclusive club for 32 years.” Read more about our ranking and the Inc. 5000 list here:http://ow.ly/oaake

Philip Maung Presented Certificate of Honor by Mayor of San Francisco

Philip Maung was presented a Certificate of Honor by the Mayor and Board of Supervisors, City and County of San Francisco “in appreciative public recognition of distinction and merit for outstanding service to a significant portion of the people of the City and County of San Francisco to establish a US-Myanmar Chamber of Commerce; and in recognition of his achievements of enormous entrepreneurial success.

Recognition for Hissho – NC Mid-Market Fast 40

Working in partnership with Cherry Bekaert & Holland, Hissho has been chosen as one of the middle-market companies headquartered in North Carolina that have had the greatest growth in revenue and employees over the last three years, for the second year in a row. There will be a special supplement published in November commemorating the second annual North Carolina Mid-Market Fast 40. It will include the listing as well as information about the contribution mid-market companies make to the economic vitality of North Carolina.

Hissho Sushi Garners the Covetted #1 Spot

Hissho Sushi was awarded the No.#1 spot of the Business Leader Top 10 Small Businesses of the South radio countdown show this year. Click here to listen to the segment of the show featuring an interview with CEO, Philip Maung.

Inc. 500 l 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America for 3rd Consecutive Year

This year 2012, Hissho Sushi’s ranking moved up 78 places to #3,106, staying in the top 100 in the food & beverage industry.
Inc. Magazine states that “to be honored this year is a particularly notable achievement.  To rank among the 2012 Inc 5000, your company had to thrive through three of the toughest years this economy has seen in living memory.  Your success in such times is eloquent testimony to your team’s creativity, resilience, and tenacity.
“As an Inc 5000 honoree, Hissho Sushi now shares a pedigree with Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Jamba Juice, Timberland, Clif Bar, Pandora, Patagonia, Oracle, and other notable alumni.  In addition to Hissho Sushi the 2012 list added such powerhouses as Publix Supermarkets, CDW, Levi Strauss and a little social media company called Facebook.”
To see the full list of honorees visit the Inc. 5000 list by clicking here.

2012 Crowns of Enterprise Minority Business Award

The 2012 Crowns of Enterprise Awards, hosted by the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, honored the successes and achievements of small, minority and women owned firms. The nominees were honored at a sensational networking reception on Thursday, May 24th at the Palmer Building. A total of forty-three Small Business Enterprise (SBE), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Women Business Enterprise (WBE) firms were nominated for an award.
Hissho Sushi was the night’s winner of the Minority Business Enterprise of the Year Award, which was handed out by Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx. Click here to read the full article on the Charlotte Mecklenburg County website.

MICA Awards

Hissho Sushi celebrates another distinguished honor as Philip Maung, CEO & President of Hissho Sushi, received the Patrick McCrory International Entrepreneur Award. This is an overview video about Hissho Sushi that was prepared for the gala event!

Hissho Sushi in INC Magazine Spotlight – Applicant of the Week!

Hot Off The Press! Inc. Magazine shines a spotlight on some of the companies vying to appear on a ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. and honors Hissho Sushi as Inc. 5000 “Applicant of the Week”! So grateful and humbled by another recognition! And so proud of our CEO/President, Philip Maung! Click here to read the article.

Philip Maung Featured on the Cover of Charlotte Business Leader Magazine, Digital Issue

Charlotte Business Leader Magazine features local business stories, profiles and highlights of leading business people in your community. In the March issue, you get to learn about some of Charlotte’s leading entrepreneurs and a profile of one of Charlotte’s most successful entrepreneurs, Philip Maung, President and CEO of Hissho Sushi. Click here to read the cover story.