For the Fourth Year, Agency Lands on Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies with Three-Year Sales Growth of 188%
BALTIMORE (August 14, 2015) — Planit, Baltimore’s top award-winning communications, marketing and interactive agency,is pleased to announce that it has secured a spot on the 2015 Inc. 5000. This year marks the 34th year Inc. magazine has put out a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. Planit now holds the position of 2,091 on the esteemed list, up 1,054 spots from the previous year.
“The story of this year’s Inc. 5000 is the story of great leadership. In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top,” said Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “You have to remember that the average company on the Inc. 5000 grew nearly six-fold since 2012. Business owners don’t achieve that kind of success by accident.”
The Inc. 5000 is the most comprehensive recognition of the most important segment of the economy — America’s independent entrepreneurs. The list is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2011 to 2014. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2011. They had to be U.S. based, privately held, for profit and independent — not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies — as of December 31, 2014.
“Planit continues to experience tremendous growth as a result of our passion for great work, our bold business philosophy and our ability to retain exceptionally talented people,” said Matt Doud, president of Planit. “Earning a spot on the Inc. 5000 for the fourth year in a row is not only a great honor, it’s also a testament to the power of our approach as we continue to lead revolutions for our clients around the world.”
Planit, holding a position of 2,091 on the Inc. 5000, joins the ranks of powerhouses on the 2015 list such as Fitbit, Smashburger, Giftcards.com and Planet Fitness. Complete results of the Inc. 500/5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/5000.
The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held October 21 to October 23, 2015, in Orlando. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as Marcus Lemonis, host of the CNBC show “The Profit”; Robert Herjavec, one of the main “sharks” on ABC-TV’s “Shark Tank”; KIND Founder and CEO Daniel Lubetzky; and Co-Founder of Goodshop.com JJ Ramberg.