WANTED: Canada's fastest-growing young businesses for the PROFIT HOT 50

PROFIT Magazine makes its call for entries

TORONTO, May 11 /CNW/ - Robert Herjavec of The Herjavec Group and "Dragons' Den." Tony Lacavera of Globalive Communications and Wind Mobile. Stephan Cretier of Garda World Security, a billion-dollar global security firm.

What does this diverse group of successful business leaders have in common? They're all alumni of the PROFIT HOT 50 ranking of Canada's Emerging Growth Companies. Now in its 11th year, the PROFIT HOT 50 has celebrated hundreds of Canada's best young businesses, ranked based on two-year revenue growth.

Anyone who manages or knows of a fast-growing young company is invited to submit a nomination by completing the simple entry form at www.PROFITguide.com/awards.

Candidates and nominators looking for more information can call the toll-free PROFIT HOT 50 hotline at 1-800-713-GROW or visit www.PROFITguide.com/awards. The entry deadline is June 30, 2010.

PROFIT will honour Canada's Emerging Growth Companies in its October issue and at GrowthCamp, an exclusive summit at which HOT 50 leaders share ideas, learn from experts and make valuable new contacts. Past winners have called it the best business event they've ever attended.

Winning firms are backed by a national publicity campaign that generates extensive consumer and trade-media coverage.

For a list of last year's winners and stories about their best practices, visit www.PROFITguide.com/hot50.

About PROFIT Magazine:

PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada's preeminent publication dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 28 years, Canadian entrepreneurs and senior managers across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it's a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT online at www.profitmagazine.ca.

SOURCE Rogers Media

For further information: For further information: Jim McElgunn, Senior Editor, PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success, (416) 764-1213, jim.mcelgunn@PROFIT.rogers.com.

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