Inc. and The Small Giants Community Announce A Dynamic Partnership

Wed Mar 6, 2013 10:31am EST

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New York, March 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inc. (www.inc.com
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) and the Small Giants Community (www.smallgiants.org
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) are excited to announce a working partnership geared toward building a community of dynamic
small business owners who are dedicated to building great and purposeful companies.  This
partnership will create resources, events and opportunities available to member business owners to
assist them in creating the businesses they envision.

Inc. and the Small Giants Community will partner together on flagship events like the Small Giants
Summit and Inc. Leadership Forum, assorted regional Inc. events, intimate roundtable events
conducted through the Inc. Small Giants Community and regular contributions to Inc.'s portfolio of
online and traditional media. As part of the agreement, The Small Giants Community will be
re-branded as the Inc. Small Giants Community. 

The Inc. Small Giants Community provides a compelling platform from which to identify, educate and
interact with a growing population of entrepreneurs committed to values based leadership - leaders
who view their success through more than their financial bottom line." said Bob LaPointe,
President of Inc. "Having an organization like the Inc. Small Giants Community means greater
opportunities for what has been a traditionally underserved population of business owners."

"The partnership is a very exciting opportunity for the Inc. Small Giants Community to serve other
growing companies by helping entrepreneurial leaders  define themselves by their impact on their
communities, treatment of their employees and partners, a passion for their product and a clear
vision of the purpose of their business," said Paul Spiegelman, CEO and Co-Founder of the Small
Giants Community. "One of the things we've excelled at is helping business owners develop deep
relationships with peers who share their philosophy around running their companies. We're thrilled
to be able to share this passion for bringing leaders together with the Inc. audience."

About Inc.

Founded in 1979, Inc.
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is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing privately-held
companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders. Total
monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2 million in 2010 to over 6
million today. For more information, visit inc.com.

About the Inc. Small Giants Community

Founded in 2009, the Inc. Small Giants Community is a global membership organization focused on
the promotion, implementation and advancement of "business mojo" as a primary philosophy for
running a successful small business.  The Inc. Small Giants Community can be followed on Twitter,
Facebook and LinkedIn at Small Giants Buzz.

CONTACT: Patrick Hainault
         Group Vice President, Marketing
         Inc. | Build
         phainault@inc.com
         212-389-5300

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