PICKERING, ON, Nov. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Search Engine People, Canada's top Internet marketing company, will be holding the grand opening and ribbon cutting of its new corporate headquarters in Pickering on November 20th.
The City of Pickering is very proud to be the new home of Search Engine People, which is recognized by both Branham300 as one of Canada's top technology companies; and Profit Magazine's Profit 200 as one of Canada's fastest growing companies.
|WHO:||Search Engine People, City of Pickering|
|WHAT:||Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting|
|WHERE:||1305 Pickering Parkway, Suite 500|
|WHEN:||Tuesday, November 20th, 2:00 pm|
|(Reception & Facility Tour to follow)|
Founded 11 years ago by CEO, Jeff Quipp, Search Engine People has become the industry leader in search engine optimization and pay-per-click advertising. The new headquarters accommodates its current 90 employees, and the anticipated 150 additional hires expected over the next three years to service new clients that include Rogers Communications, Astral Media, and Purolator. "I am proud that Search Engine People remains a Durham-based success story," said Mr. Quipp. "Pickering provides us with a dynamic environment; a strategic location to target new clients; and the room to continue our rapid pace of growth."
"Search Engine People adds a brand new dynamic to our downtown, and is the cornerstone of our budding ICT sector," said Mayor Dave Ryan. "I hope the energy, innovation and excellence of Search Engine People will act as a catalyst for other like-minded businesses to set up shop in Pickering."
As the gateway to the east GTA, Pickering (population 94,000) is strategically located where Toronto, York and Durham Regions meet and has been recognized by Profit magazine as one of the ten best cities in Canada for growth companies. Pickering's downtown has been named an Urban Growth Centre and Mobility Hub by the Province of Ontario, and is personified by a $23-million landmark pedestrian bridge that connects directly to the GO train station. The City of Pickering is considered a municipal leader in fiscal management, service delivery, sustainability and the environment. With its direct access to major highways; educated and skilled labour force; prime employment lands; a world class EN3 (energy, environmental, & engineering) sector; state-of-the-art infrastructure; and supportive municipal government; Pickering offers unrivalled competitive advantages for business. Visit pickering.ca/mediacentre for more news.
SOURCE: City of Pickering
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