Atomic Tattoos has been presented with INC. Magazine's highly coveted award for being one of the Fastest Growing Companies in America. In addition, Steve Cannon, CEO & Chairman of Tampa Bay's Atomic Tattoos, was asked to give an audio/visual presentation about his company, as part of the magazine's "The Faces of Entrepreneurship" presentation.
October 16, 2009 -- Atomic Tattoos has been presented with INC. Magazine's highly coveted award for being one of the Fastest Growing Companies in America. In addition, Steve Cannon, CEO & Chairman of Tampa Bay's Atomic Tattoos, was asked to give an audio/visual presentation about his company, as part of the magazine's "The Faces of Entrepreneurship" presentation.
In fact, Atomic Tattoos was only one of 8 companies featured in this highlight presentation, of the 5,500 companies represented at Inc. Magazine's national awards ceremony that was recently held in National Harbor, Maryland. Also in attendance were representatives from more than 3,000 of the country's most influential business people.
"We were incredibly honored to be selected by Inc. Magazine to highlight our business in front of so many of the country's most successful entrepreneurs," states Cannon. "During the past eight years, Atomic Tattoos has been fortunate to have experienced such tremendous growth, and this award was such a positive validation of the direction we are heading in," Cannon concludes. Previous recipients of Inc. Magazine's esteemed award include Clif Bar, SaltWorks and Big Fish Games.
During the past year Atomic Tattoos, which has ten locations throughout the Tampa Bay area as well as two locations in Milwaukee and one in Orlando, has achieved an astounding 88% growth rate. Atomic Tattoos is the largest and fastest growing tattoo inspired experiential retail brand in this $2 billion dollar a year industry.
Poised for extensive future growth, Atomic Tattoo is in the process of opening a series of next generation upscale studios focusing on experiential retailing. These new stores will be located within malls and shopping destinations, as well as vacation and entertainment destinations throughout the United States.
In recent years, tattooing has been brought into popular culture by tattoo inspired television shows, as well as celebrity icons displaying their newest designs. Approximately 25% of the population has at least one tattoo and an estimated 8 million Americans will get tattooed in 2010.
Atomic Tattoos was founded in October 2001 by dedicated tattooing and piercing professionals with more than 40 years of combined industry experience. Atomic Tattoos is locally owned and operated by tattoo artists for tattoo artists. The company prides itself on exceeding industry standards in quality, cleanliness, safety, service, price and overall excellence. Atomic stocks the latest and widest selection of tattoo designs and body jewelry. The company's skilled and creative artists are also capable of creating custom designs based on customer requests.
For more information about each of Atomic Tattoo's thirteen locations, please visit their website, www.atomictattoo.com.