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We are 116 on the list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

–Canadian Business unveils 29th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies –

Calgary (September 14, 2017) Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Summit Kids No. 116 on the 29th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Maclean’s magazine and at CanadianBusiness.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth.

Summit Kids made the 2017 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 593%.

“It is never easy to earn a spot on the PROFIT 500, but this year’s applicant pool was the most competitive yet,” says Deborah Aarts, PROFIT 500 program manager. “This year’s winners demonstrate the resilience, innovation and sheer management smarts it takes to build a thriving business today. Canada—and the world—needs more entrepreneurial success stories like these.”

“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.”


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About the PROFIT 500

For 29 years, the PROFIT 500 has been Canada’s most respectable and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Developed by PROFIT and now published in Maclean’s magazine and at CanadianBusiness.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian companies on five-year revenue growth. For more information on the ranking visit PROFIT500.com or CanadianBusiness.com.

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 eight 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 14 campuses with more than 800 children and ongoing demand from parents, communities, and schools for further growth.

Media contact

Marketing & Communications, Summit Kids, communications@summitkids.ca, 403.542.9155

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