CLEVELAND, Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth year in a row, Inc. magazine named the Content Marketing Institute (CMI) to the Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy--America's independent entrepreneurs.
"I'm in awe of what we've been able to build at CMI and it's an honor to land on the Inc. 5000 list four years in a row," says Joe Pulizzi, founder, Content Marketing Institute, and author of the upcoming book for entrepreneurs, Content Inc. "Content marketing means a new way for organizations to communicate with customers. Brands today need to build audiences. To do that, they need to relearn how to market. This industry is robust and growing and we as CMI are honored to help in this important cause."
CMI was recognized by Inc. magazine as the 9th fastest growing private company in the Cleveland area, 39th fastest in the state of Ohio and the 28th fastest growing media company overall.
Founded in 2007, Content Marketing Institute is the leading global content marketing education and training organization headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. CMI operates the largest content marketing event in the world, Content Marketing World an annual event held in Cleveland every September. This year's event will be September 8-11, 2015. Registration is still open. Over 3,500 attendees from 50 countries are expected to attend. Hundreds of companies are represented including Marriott, Kraft, Lenovo, Bosch, Intel, Xerox and many more. This year's event features keynotes from actors John Cleese and Nick Offerman as well as entertainment from Barenaked Ladies. CMI also publishes the leading content marketing trade publication, Chief Content Officer.
About Content Marketing Institute (CMI)
Content Marketing Institute is the leading global content marketing education and training organization, teaching enterprise brands how to attract and retain customers through compelling, multi-channel storytelling. CMI's Content Marketing World event, the largest content marketing-focused event, is held every September in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, and the Intelligent Content Conference event is held every spring. CMI publishes the bi-monthly magazine Chief Content Officer, and provides strategic consulting and content marketing research for some of the best-known brands in the world. CMI has been named an Inc. 5000 company for the last four years. Watch this video to learn more about CMI.
SOURCE Content Marketing Institute