8-koi Wins Place on SB100 List for 2021 Best of Small Business Awards

8-koi™ is recognized as one of the honorees for the 2021 Best of Small Business Awards™! The awards program is America’s most prestigious honor that recognizes and celebrates the BEST Small to Mid-Sized Business Visionaries.  Ranked #79 on the “SB100 List,” our company joins the most elite small businesses in the Country that demonstrate exceptional growth in the marketplace, diversity, A+ Customer Service, leadership, a positive workplace environment and a profitable business model. 

Small to Mid-Sized Businesses make up 99% of the Nation’s businesses and make a huge contribution to the growth of our Economy. The “SB100 Award” honors the Top 100 Small to Mid-Sized Businesses in the US and celebrates their growth & accomplishments in the previous year. See the winners in all award categories.

Nominations were submitted in September and public voting took place online in November and December. Benefits of winning include national recognition as one of the TOP Small Businesses in the US, a great differentiator for our products and services, and instant credibility for new and existing clients.

8-koi ranked #79 on the 2021 “SB100” List

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8-koi Honored with HIRE Vets Gold Medallion

On November 10th, 8-koi was recognized during a virtual ceremony as a Gold Medallion Awardee for the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans (HIRE Vets) Medallion Program by U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh. A total of 849 organizations across the United States received awards.

Implemented by the requirements of the HIRE Vets Act of 2017 (Public Law 115-31), the HIRE Vets Medallion Award is the only federal award recognizing exceptional achievement in veteran employment. By meeting the criteria required for a Gold Medallion Award, 8-koi “demonstrated both patriotism and recognition of the value veterans bring to the workplace.”

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Voting is OPEN for 8-koi Best of Small Business Award

The Best of Small Business Awards™ is America’s most prestigious honor that recognizes and celebrates the BEST Small to Mid-Sized Business Visionaries. 8-koi is a nominee in the “Small Business of the Year Award” category that recognizes the many achievements of a Small Business that demonstrate exceptional growth in the marketplace, diversity, A+ Customer Service, leadership, a positive workplace environment and a profitable business model. 

Public Voting is OPEN through December 10, 2021. 

Read more about The Best of Small Business Awards and register to cast your ballots for 8-koi!

Preferred Service Provider for Palm Beach State College

8-koi’s CDE has been selected as the preferred service provider for Palm Beach State College’s five campuses and will perform structural and MEP continuing services for projects under $1M. For almost two decades CDE has provided engineering support to PBSC. It was the first public State College facility to earn the prestigious USGBC LEED Platinum rating in the State of Florida. Another win, another great day to be 8-koi. Go Team!

STEM Business Innovator of the Year

Space Coast Women In Defense has announced 8-koi as the STEM Business Innovator of the Year for its construction of the 2020 Robotic Mining Competition (RMC) Indoor Arena at KSC!

The competition is designed to promote and engage students in the science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, disciplines critical to NASA’s missions. The newly constructed arena will host the international competition on May 18-22, 2020, at the The Astronauts Memorial Foundation and Education Center at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.

Mark your calendar and come celebrate with us at Space Coast WID’s 7th Anniversary Event Saturday, January 25, from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Courtyard by Marriott in Cocoa Beach.

Check out the 360 view of the arena.