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WANTED: Canada's Next Top Companies – PROFIT magazine makes its annual call for the country's best young businesses

May 18, 2007

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    TORONTO, May 18 /CNW/ - Canada's most enriching rankings and recognition
program for young businesses - the PROFIT HOT 50 - is now accepting
nominations for 2007.
    If you own, work for or know of a successful young company, then nominate
it now for the 8th annual PROFIT HOT 50 at before the entry deadline of June 30,
    Qualifying companies will receive valuable profile in the October issue
of PROFIT, plus opportunities for additional publicity through local and
national media outlets. Best of all, the chief executives of HOT 50 companies
receive a complimentary invitation to GrowthCamp, the exclusive conference of
the PROFIT HOT 50. Attendees will learn tactics and strategies for achieving
the next growth stage from leading business speakers and consultants, and will
have multiple opportunities to discuss their challenges and best practices
with other HOT 50 leaders. Golf and a gala awards dinner are also part of the
program. GrowthCamp 2007 will be held Sept. 28-30 in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.
    "Each year, the PROFIT HOT 50 program identifies the new champions of
Canadian businesses, celebrates their achievements and reveals the strategies
that lead to startup success," says Ian Portsmouth, Editor of PROFIT. "It also
gives the leaders of emerging businesses an unmatched opportunity to develop
their management skills in the company of some of Canada's best and brightest
    Ranking companies by two-year revenue growth, the 2007 PROFIT HOT 50 is
open to firms founded in 2003 and 2004. Any companies that have at least
doubled their sales in the past two years are encouraged to nominate

    About PROFIT Magazine:
    PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada's best source of timely,
reliable and objective information that helps entrepreneurs grow their
businesses. Six times a year, PROFIT alerts more than 300,000 leaders of
growth companies to new opportunities and threats, and identifies best
management practices through profiles of some of Canada's most successful
established and emerging entrepreneurs, case studies and access to peer
communities. PROFIT was founded in April 1982 as Canada's first national
magazine for small and medium-sized businesses. Visit for more