Summit Kids Ranks No. 220 on the 2018 Growth 500
– Canadian Business unveils 30th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies –
Calgary, AB September 13, 2018 Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked Summit Kids No. 220 on the 30th annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Produced by Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue growth. Growth 500 winners are profiled in a special print issue of Canadian Business published with Maclean’s magazine and online at CanadianBusiness.com and Growth500.ca.
Summit Kids made the 2018 Growth 500 list serving 860 children this year alone.
“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 Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies program, it’s encouraging to see that entrepreneurship is healthier than ever in this country.”
“Summit Kids was built on one simple foundation – just OK, isn’t OK – our kids deserve great things. They deserve to be around great people doing great things within great environments. Not just sometimes, all the time,” Says CEO Nancy Klensch.” Summit Kids is not just a place, it’s a personality. Keep your eyes open and watch for us because we’re just getting started.”
About the Growth 500
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. 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. For more information on the ranking, visit Growth500.ca.
About Canadian Business
Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving and most-trusted business publication in the country. It is the country’s premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada’s business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. Learn more at CanadianBusiness.com.
About Summit Kids
Summit Kids provides out-of-school programming for children aged 5-12. Operating for more than nine years and providing service for two school districts in Calgary and Alberta, Summit Kids has managed to change the shape of out-of-school environments with its multifaceted, diverse, and unparalleled programs. The extensive and integrated Summit Kids program promotes leadership and peer mentoring, modelling good choices and supporting positive life-long habits. In addition, the company provides creative learning experiences through technology and performing arts and strives to create a solid foundation for child-led initiatives.
Summit Kids started out as one location with 37 children, and now has 17 campuses with 860 children and ongoing demand from parents, communities, and schools for further growth.
Terrence Skoreyko, Summit Kids, firstname.lastname@example.org, 587.432.0470
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