WSI Receives a Nomination for Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies Award


Aug 23, 2010

WSI, the world’s #1 digital marketing franchise, announces today that it has been nominated to take part in Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies program, a nomination received by CIBC Commercial Banking, one of the program sponsors. Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies across Canada compete for this recognition, undergoing a meticulous selection process that evaluates the calibre of their management abilities and practices. This year, WSI has been selected to compete among Canada’s top companies for this designation.

Ron McArthur, President of WSI, says, “WSI prides itself on thriving to achieve outstanding business excellence across our entire franchisee network as well as at our head office in Toronto. Therefore, we were very pleased to learn that our organization was nominated for Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. This designation symbolizes corporate success as measured by the achievement of sustainable growth and profitability, and WSI is honoured to stand among other top Canadian companies for an opportunity to become one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. This nomination is a true testament to WSI’s overall corporate performance, both financially and operationally, as well as our outstanding leadership and management skills.”

WSI is the world’s #1 franchise offering digital marketing services small and medium sized businesses the world over. The company has the world’s largest network of Digital Marketing Consultants and a strong head office in Toronto, Canada, staffed by skilled trainers, marketers, salespeople, business coaches and support representatives. WSI strives to continue developing its business processes to ensure it incorporates the most successful procedures and profitable methods into its standardized digital marketing system. Its ongoing corporate initiatives contribute to the company’s long-standing and continuing excellence in the industry’s most well recognized franchise listing, Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500.

“As a recognizable stamp of excellence, the Best Managed Companies award celebrates the effort and commitment of an entire company,” Ron McArthur says. “On behalf of the senior management team, I would like to extend my sincere appreciation to all staff members as well as franchisees and suppliers for their commitment to helping expand WSI’s success throughout the years.”

Since its inception in 1993, Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies has become the country’s leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian-owned and -managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Through a rigorous selection process, the organization awards 50 Canadian companies with this designation based on the development of their strategies, their demonstration of corporate strengths and their level of excellence in the marketplace.

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WSI is the world’s #1 franchise offering digital marketing services to suit the needs of multiple industries. The company has the world’s largest Digital Marketing Consultants’ network with its head office in Toronto, Canada. WSI Digital Marketing Consultants have helped thousands of small and medium-sized businesses realize their online marketing potential. By using innovative Internet technologies and advanced digital marketing strategies, businesses can have a WSI Digital Marketing System tailored to their individual needs to elevate their Internet presence and profitability to new levels. In 2009, WSI was the proud recipient of 5 Standard of Excellence Awards at the Annual WebAwards Competition organized by the Web Marketing Association (WMA). WSI has been ranked the #1 Internet Services Franchise in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 listing for 10 years in a row. Entrepreneur Magazine also ranks WSI at #13 among the Top Home Based Franchises and #49 in America’s Top Global Franchises. With the support and cooperation of its customers, franchise network, employees, suppliers and charitable organizations, WSI aims to help make child poverty history through its global outreach program.