– Canadian Business unveils 30th annual list of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies –
TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadian Business and Maclean's has ranked CO-OP Advertising (CO-OP) number 54 on the 30th annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies. Developed by Canada's premier business and current affairs media brands, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue growth.
Established in 2012 and having recently experienced a succession of major client wins and powerful creative work, CO-OP made the 2018 Growth 500 list with a five-year revenue growth of over 1,300 per cent.
"Since its inception, CO-OP has always carved its own path, adapting to a rapidly evolving media and client landscape," says Adam Roach, founding partner, CO-OP. "From being the first to offer an innovative freelance model, to creative and integrated PR programming, to now offering client-side CMO and media services, we're constantly punching above our weight. To this end, being recognized for extreme growth in one of the most competitive business categories is an incredible honour and keeps us focused on continuing to innovate and deliver exceptional solutions for our clients."
For 30 years, the Growth 500 has been Canada's most respectable and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Ranking Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the Growth 500—formerly known as the PROFIT 500—profiles the country's most successful growing businesses. The Growth 500 is produced by Canadian Business and winners are profiled in a special Growth 500 print issue of Canadian Business (packaged with the October issue of Maclean's magazine) and online at Growth500.ca and CanadianBusiness.com.
"The companies on the 2018 Growth 500 are truly remarkable. Demonstrating foresight, innovation and smart management, their stories serve as a primer for how to build a successful entrepreneurial business today," says Deborah Aarts, Growth 500 program manager. "As we celebrate 30 years of the Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies program, it's encouraging to see that entrepreneurship is healthier than ever in this country."
CO-OP Advertising is a Toronto-based, award-winning creative agency specializing in integrated marketing and communications work. Referred to as "the networked Indie," CO-OP's future-forward agency model provides a fresh alternative to the traditional agency experience, offering greater flexibility and expertise by combining the agility of a modern collective with the heavy-lifting capabilities of a fully integrated team. Approaching each business challenge with a strategy-first lens, followed by the deployment of an in-house team of channel experts, combined with top talent from its vast freelance network, the Agency delivers an innovative service experience with outstanding business results.
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About CO-OP Advertising
CO-OP is a collaborative, full-service, integrated agency partnership. Headquartered in Toronto, the agency specializes in creative marketing and communications solutions, including: advertising, strategic planning, design, CRM, interactive, social media, digital response, paid media and public relations. The agency offers a future-forward business model that seamlessly flexes and shifts team structure and size based on client needs, while celebrating creative collaboration outside its walls. CO-OP combines the heavy-lifting capabilities of a traditional agency with the agility of a modern collective to produce captivating creative and deliver uncompromising business results. Visit www.wearecoop.ca for more information.
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For further information: Media contact: For further information or to schedule an interview, please contact: James Loftus, CO-OP, 416.898.4579, [email protected]