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MDB Insight Earns Spot On The Prestigious Profit Hot 50 List

MDB Insight Earns Spot On The Prestigious Profit Hot 50 List

Dedicated to growing communities and businesses through a fresh approach to economic development strategies, MDB Insight is proud to announce it has earned a spot on the prestigious 11th annual PROFIT HOT 50 list.

The PROFIT HOT 50 is the definitive ranking of Canada’s Emerging Growth Companies. Published in the October issue of PROFIT Magazine and online at, the PROFIT HOT 50 ranks young firms by two-year revenue growth.

“Creativity, foresight and focus are just some of the traits required to launch a successful business in today’s volatile marketplace,” says PROFIT editor Ian Portsmouth. “This year’s PROFIT HOT 50 leaders have these qualities in abundance, plus many effective management ideas that other business owners would do well to borrow.”

Established in 2007 with offices in Hamilton, Toronto and Harrowsmith, MDB Insight has worked with clients ranging from small rural communities to some of the biggest cities in Canada. The firm has worked with companies of all sizes, from start-ups to large multinational corporations, and has quickly become an industry leader in Canada’s economic development sector.

“We are honored and excited that PROFIT Magazine has recognized MDB Insight in this prestigious business ranking. It is a true testament to the dedication and passion we have for the work we do,” says Brock Dickinson, a partner at MDB Insight.

Dickinson and his partners, Lauren Millier and Paul Blais, founded the firm with the objective of helping communities and businesses thrive in the ever-changing economic climate. With this vision, they have shaped the firm into Canada’s largest specialist economic development consultancy and a go-to source for cutting-edge tools and resources for industry practitioners.

About MDB Insight

As the largest economic development specialist consultancy in Canada, MDB Insight offers team-based solutions that maximize economic development opportunity. The firm’s partners and staff combine practical, hands-on knowledge gained in the field with a solid understanding of theory and best practice to create customized and targeted community economic development strategies that meet the realities of a changing economy.

MDB Insight is active in the economic development community and is committed to supporting the growth of this field through its involvement in professional bodies and training programs, and by promoting dialogue about emerging ideas and issues in the broader Canadian economy.

For more information please contact 416.367.3535 or

About PROFIT Magazine:

PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada’s preeminent publication dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 28 years, Canadian entrepreneurs and senior managers across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it’s a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT online at

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