PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iQ Media (www.iq.media), the pioneer of real-time TV analytics for paid and earned media, has been named a Future 50 award winner in the Philadelphia market by SmartCEO Magazine. The 2017 Future 50 winners collectively generate nearly $4.84 billion in annual revenue and employ 25,272 individuals in Greater Philadelphia.
"We are thrilled to receive the SmartCEO Future 50 award, and be recognized for our growth in the Philadelphia market," said Kye Strance, CEO and President, of iQ Media. "Our continued growth and company achievements in real-time TV optimization position us for continued disruption in the measurement space, and we look forward to continuing our pursuit in helping brands understand their TV and sponsorship results in real-time."
Founded in 2010, iQ Media launched as a media intelligence and monitoring platform specifically for PR and communications teams, helping hundreds of companies—including Domino’s Pizza, Energizer, NHL, Red Bull and SONIC Drive-In—prove media ROI, optimize campaign spend and get actionable competitor data in real-time. Last month, the company announced it’s fully-automated TV measurement solution, giving marketers real-time access to TV data across all 210 DMAs.
In addition to being named a SmartCEO Future 50 for 2017, iQ Media has won several awards, such as being named an Entrepreneur 360 “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” in 2016, one of the “Best Places to Work in PA” in 2014 and 2016, and the “Codie Best Software-as-a-Service Application” in 2015. iQ Media is backed by investors Edison Partners and GMH Ventures.
More than 500 local business executives and guests are expected to attend this year’s Hawaii-themed awards gala at Drexelbrook to celebrate the winners and their achievements on January 17, 2017.
About iQ Media
iQ Media is the pioneer of real-time searchable TV, changing the way marketers access and evaluate their brand performance across earned and paid media. With over 22 million hours of TV content from 210 DMAs, iQ Media delivers heard and seen logo recognition, competitor data, industry benchmarks and local to national-level audience data. Serving brands such as Domino's Pizza, Energizer, NHL, Red Bull and SONIC Drive-In, iQ Media provides a single, user-friendly platform that helps marketing, PR and customer insights teams better understand earned and paid media TV ROI, moments after it happens. For more information, please visit www.iq.media
About the Future 50 Awards
The Future 50 Awards program is the largest and most highly anticipated SmartCEO awards program of the year. This program recognizes 50 of the region’s fastest growing mid-sized companies and 10 small Emerging Growth companies. These companies represent the future of the region’s economy and embody the entrepreneurial spirit critical for leadership and success. The winners, chosen based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth, are listed alphabetically, not ranked. The winners are profiled in SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at a black-tie-optional awards ceremony in January.
SmartCEO’s mission is to educate and inspire the business community through its award-winning magazine, connections at C-level events and access to valuable online resources. SmartCEO’s integrated media platforms reach decision makers in the Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Long Island, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, metropolitan areas.