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Castle Rock, Dec. 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New York, NY (December 5, 2012) - Castle Rock, Colorado-based
mywedding.com has been featured
in the inaugural ranking of Inc.'s Hire Power Awards, recognizing
the private businesses that have generated the most jobs in the
past three years.
According to Inc., MyWedding's job creation record from
2008-2011 placed it among the leading private business job creators
and earned the business a spot within the Top 100 Media Companies
in the industry (Top 40 in the nation, Top 10 in Colorado). During
this period, the company's employee count increased by 268%. CEO
Woody Pastorius acknowledged, "To grow as we did, we surrounded
ourselves with great people who live by a common set of values and
a single vision, people who transcend their title and role, and
take a real ownership in providing quality services and product
value to our user base."
The Inc. Hire Power Awards selection complements a strong year
of growth and recognition for MyWedding, which was recently
recognized as a 2012 Colorado Company to Watch and made the Inc.
500/5000 list for the fourth time. Executives at MyWedding
largely attribute the company's success to its growing number of
dedicated employees. "The strength of our company is our people,"
says Charles Oster, MyWedding's Vice President of Local Enterprise.
"Simply put, as we strengthen our workforce, we strengthen our
business, allowing us to better serve our growing user and customer
In addition to increased staffing and revenue generation,
MyWedding also saw significant growth in market coverage within the
past three years. Today, mywedding.com is established in over
250 local markets across the English-speaking world (local market
growth of over 385%), including North America, the UK, South Africa
and Australia, and represents hundreds of romance travel and luxury
destination clients across the globe, from Santorini to the
Inc. is the only major business media brand aimed solely at CEOs
of fast-growing private companies. The Hire Power Awards will
appear in Inc.'s December/January issue, as well as the brand's web
"The top 100 companies on the list have created 73,032 American
jobs in the three-year period from 2008 to 2011 - an amazing feat,
given that much of that job growth came during the heart of the
recession," explains Inc. editor-in-chief Eric Schurenberg. "And it
isn't just the big guys that are adding jobs. Companies with less
than $50 million in annual revenue make up nearly one-third of the
Hire Power list."
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