Proximity Communications, a marketing consortium, has been acclaimed the fastest growing marketing communications company in Nigeria. The accolade was bestowed on the company at the Tony Elumelu Foundation-sponsored “Nigeria Fast Growth 50” awards held in Lagos recently.
The “Nigeria Fast Growth 50,” also known as the “Nigeria50,” identifies and celebrates the 50 fastest growing small and medium enterprises (SME) in Nigeria. Criteria for selection of the 50 companies included annual growth rate, revenue generated, quality of products and services, and the number of employees.
Coming in 23 among the 50 fastest growing SMEs in Nigeria, Proximity led in the marketing communications industry sector. It was noted for its growing innovative contributions, the impact on the clients it serves, and its growth rate.
In his message, the founder of the Foundation, Tony Elumelu, described the awards as an opportunity to “shine a unique spotlight on the pipeline of the fast-growing businesses who are driving Nigeria’s economic transformation,” and enjoined the winners to continue to drive future prosperity for the country.
In his response to the awards, Rotimi Olaniyan, managing director of Proximity, expressed his delight at the recognition accorded the company.