What are the criteria for the Europe’s 500 Listing?
Companies that fulfill all of the Europe’s 500 criteria, will be considered for the final Listing.

How are companies ranked?
Companies that fulfill all of the eligibility criteria, and are in good standing at the time of the publishing of the Europe’s 500 Listing, are ranked by their BIRCH Index. The top 500 of all the qualifying companies are selected according to their BIRCH Index. These 500 companies are considered the winning companies.

What does the acronym FTE stand for?
FTE stands for Full-time Employees.

How can my company participate?
If you believe your company fulfills the eligibility criteria, you will be able to submit your data for the 2009 listing beginning of year 2009.

What is the deadline for submitting data?
Data can be submitted till January 2009.

When will the Europe’s 500 Listing be published?
The Listing will be published at the Award Ceremony in Barcelona.

When will the winners be contacted?
Winners will be contacted in March 2009 and will be invited to the prestigious Europe’s 500 Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony.

How many companies are considered winners?
The top 500 companies with the highest BIRCH Index are considered as the 500 winning companies and win the accolade of being one of Europe’s 500 elite, high growth companies.


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