To qualify for the list, which is ranked by revenues, privately owned companies must be headquartered in Acadia, Lafayette, St. Landry, Iberia, St. Martin and Vermilion parishes and cannot be a subsidiary of a company headquartered outside of the six-parish area.
View last year's list here.
Public companies headquartered in the region will also be ranked based on their annual revenues.
Top execs at the private and public companies are honored each year at a luncheon. Additional details on the luncheon will be released soon.