AUGUST 12, 2015, BURBANK, CA— Benztown, a global leader in radio imaging, voiceover, programming and jingles, announced today that Inc. magazine has named the company one of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the third consecutive year. Benztown increased sales 305% since the start of 2011, placing it at number 1364 on this year’s list of 5,000 companies. Benztown is ranked as the 23rd Fastest-Growing Private Company in America out of the 59 Inc. 5000 companies in the Media sector.
The Inc. 5000 is an exclusive annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, ranked according to percentage revenue growth rate over a three-year period. Companies must have generated at least $100,000 in revenue in 2011 and at least $2 million in 2014 to qualify for the listing. They must also be U.S. based, privately held, independent and for-profit. Companies such as Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, Under Armour, Timberland, Jamba Juice, Zipcar, Clif Bar, Vizio, Oracle and many other well-known companies gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000.
Andreas Sannemann, Benztown Chief Executive Officer said: “Three times in a row! I am proud of our team, which keeps on going with increased energy, creating a fantastic product experience on a daily basis. I am happy and thankful that our clients love what we do and could not be more thrilled our will to innovate and passion to enhance the performance of the products are driving the growth of our company. Our mission is to make every single client a fan and give him the full Benztown experience - period!”
Dave “Chachi” Denes, Benztown President said: “Three-Peat, Hat Trick, Three Times a Lady… no matter how you say it, the Benztown team gave 300% to make this prestigious list for the third time in a row and I’m incredibly grateful to them and our clients.”
Complete results of the Inc. 5000 can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000. For more information about Benztown and its products and services, visit www.benztown.com, or call Masa Patterson at (818) 842-4600.
Benztown is an international radio imaging, production library, programming, and voiceover services company with over 1,900 affiliations on six different continents. In August, 2013, Benztown was recognized by Inc. magazine as one of America’s Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies, ranked at No. 983 on the exclusive Inc. 5000. With offices and studios in Los Angeles, New York, and Stuttgart, Benztown offers the highest quality imaging workparts for 20 libraries across 13 formats including AC, Hot AC, CHR, Country, Urban, Rhythmic, Classic Hits, Rock, News/Talk, Sports and JACK. Benztown’s industry-leading technology and proprietary web-based imaging solution, “Benztown Branding”, is used daily by nearly 1,200 broadcast radio stations and digital services worldwide. Benztown also provides custom voice-over and imaging services across all formats, including commercial voice-over and copywriting services. Benztown Radio Networks, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hollywood Radio Networks, is an international media syndication company providing unique, first-rate programming and features to radio stations and media companies around the world, including Your Weekend with Jim Brickman, The Todd N Tyler Radio Empire, Hot Mix, Slow Jams with R Dub!, The Dr. Bruce Hensel Show, The Storm Report, The Old Farmers Almanac Report, Round Trip with Dave-O, and Flashback. For more information, visit www.benztown.com.