PROFIT 500

PROFIT 500 National Sponsors

2013 Industry Rankings

 

Business products (manufacturing & distribution)

The 59 manufacturers and distributors of B2B products on the 2013 ranking had an average 5-year revenue growth of 1,436%, average 2012 revenue of $33.3 million and an average employee count of 90.

Business services *

The 41 business services firms on the 2013 ranking had an average 5-year revenue growth of 405%, average 2012 revenue of $60 million and an average employee count of 312.
* Some business services firms appear in their relevant vertical categories, such as HR services or Marketing services & media

Communications

The 8 communications firms on the 2013 ranking had an average 5-year revenue growth of 506%, average 2012 revenue of $11.5 million and an average employee count of 52.

Construction

The 42 construction firms on the 2013 ranking had an average 5-year revenue growth of 501%, average 2012 revenue of $68 million and an average employee count of 152.

Consumer products (manufacturing & distribution)

The 29 manufacturers and distributors of consumer products on the 2013 ranking had an average 5-year revenue growth of 476%, average 2012 revenue of $34.7 million and an average employee count of 67.

Consumer services

The 17 consumer services firms on the 2013 ranking had an average 5-year revenue growth of 554%, average 2012 revenue of $294 million and an average employee count of 543.

Education & certification

The 14 providers of education and certification on the 2013 ranking had an average 5-year revenue growth of 248%, average 2012 revenue of $11 million and an average employee count of 92.

Financial services

The 24 financial services firms on the 2013 ranking had an average 5-year revenue growth of 604%, average 2012 revenue of $77.4 million and an average employee count of 149.

Food processing & distribution

The 18 food processors and distributors on the 2013 ranking had an average 5-year revenue growth of 385%, average 2012 revenue of $27 million and an average employee count of 53.

HR services

The 28 HR services firms on the 2013 ranking had an average 5-year revenue growth of 451%, average 2012 revenue of $38.2 million and an average employee count of 315.

IT

The 79 providers of IT products and services on the 2013 ranking had an average 5-year revenue growth of 513%, average 2012 revenue of $23.4 million and an average employee count of 119.

Marketing services & media

The 45 business services firms on the 2013 ranking had an average 5-year revenue growth of 1,354%, average 2012 revenue of $27.2 million and an average employee count of 125.

Natural resources (extraction & services)

The 18 natural resources extractors and service companies on the 2013 ranking had an average 5-year revenue growth of 864%, average 2012 revenue of $171.3 million and an average employee count of 601.

Pharmaceuticals & nutraceuticals

The 7 pharma and nutraceutical firms on the 2013 ranking had an average 5-year revenue growth of 896%, average 2012 revenue of $39.4 million and an average employee count of 49.

Retail

The 20 retailers on the 2013 ranking had an average 5-year revenue growth of 725%, average 2012 revenue of $29 million and an average employee count of 220.

Software development

The 35 software developers on the 2013 ranking had an average 5-year revenue growth of 675%, average 2012 revenue of $25.5 million and an average employee count of 174.

Transportation & logistics

The 16 transportation & logistics firms on the 2013 ranking had an average 5-year revenue growth of 398%, average 2012 revenue of $20.5 million and an average employee count of 93.



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"When I launched my first business, I had two goals in mind: to survive, and to make the PROFIT [500] ranking."

Robert Herjavec
The Herjavec Group, Toronto

WHAT IS THE PROFIT 500?

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies program, we're expanding to celebrate and reward 500 businesses—making the PROFIT 500 by far and away Canada's largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial achievement. Ranking Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth—nationally, regionally and by industry—the PROFIT 500 program gives entrepreneurs and their businesses the recognition they deserve for their achievements and contributions to Canada! Your business is real contender if its sales have grown by just 50% or more over the past five years.

IMPORTANT IMPROVEMENTS!

The PROFIT 500 isn't just bigger, it's better for your business:

  • Additional rankings by industry and location
  • Revenue will be published as a range* (e.g., $5-10 million)
  • Profits will not be disclosed
  • Bonus recognition for top 200 companies

* Upon request by private companies

WHY PARTICIPATE?

The PROFIT 500 companies receive local and national media attention that can attract new customers, employees and investors. What's more, it's a great honour to say you're in the top 500 of Canada's more than 1 million companies. You'll also receive:

  • An invitation to the private PROFIT 500 CEO Summit, Canada's most exclusive and enriching conference for entrepreneurial achievers
  • Profile in the Summer 2013 issue of PROFIT Magazine and at PROFITguide.com
  • Additional year-round publicity opportunities via PROFIT and PROFITguide.com
  • Full use of PROFIT 500 logo, declaring your business is one of Canada's best
  • PR and marketing support from PROFIT
  • Exclusive advertising rates in PROFIT media properties
  • Discounted tickets to PROFIT events

 

IT'S EASY TO ENTER!

You're a contender if your business has grown by just 50% or more over the past five years. Simply complete the short ballot to declare your candidacy, and we'll get back to you for more information.

For sponsorship information, contact Pam.Chodda@rci.rogers.com

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