Schneider Associates Named to List of Fastest Growing Private Companies for Second Consecutive Year

Boston, MA, April 20, 2008 --( Schneider Associates (SA), a Boston-based public relations and marketing communications agency specializing in launching and sustaining visibility for products, services, companies and communities, has again been honored by the Boston Business Journal as one of the region’s fastest growing private companies in the publication’s second annual Pacesetters awards. SA ranked 40th on this year’s list, up from 45th last year, and has achieved 110 percent growth over the past three years.

“It’s been a really exciting year of growth for the agency. We’ve added great new people, moved to new offices and added Social Media to our lineup of Consumer, Corporate Communications, Public Affairs and Launch PR,” said Joan Schneider, president and creative director for Schneider Associates. “We’re delighted to be recognized again alongside some of the area’s most notable companies and were particularly pleased to be one of the featured companies in the video at the event.”

Schneider Associates was honored for its achievement at the Boston Business Journal’s Pacesetters Awards breakfast, April 18th at the Sheraton Boston Hotel. Executives from this year’s fastest growing private companies shared their ideas on what made them successful and what they hope to achieve going forward.

“Pacesetters was created because it’s important to raise the profiles of rapidly growing companies,” said Boston Business Journal Publisher Michael Olivieri. “This will help give guidance to the business community as a whole as to what makes a company successful and who they should be seeking out as potential partners.”

The Pacesetters list was determined by survey information gathered and analyzed by the Boston Business Journal from private companies throughout the Greater Boston region. Based on the information provided, 60 companies were selected on their revenue growth between 2004 and 2007, which had to exceed at least $1 million as of 2004.

Other companies honored on this year’s list include: W.B. Mason, Veritude, Zoominfo, Communispace Corp. and The Bowdoin Group.

About Schneider Associates - A full-service public relations and marketing agency, Schneider Associates ( represents a wide range of consumer, corporate, real estate, and public affairs clients. The agency specializes in Launch Public RelationsSM, a proprietary method of launching new products and revitalizing icon products to build and sustain awareness, excitement, and sales. President and Creative Director Joan Schneider has written a book titled New Product Launch: 10 Proven Strategies, which is available on The book provides a roadmap for brand teams to reexamine their launch practices.

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