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Inc. and The Small Giants Community Announce A Dynamic Partnership

New York, March 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inc. (www.inc.com) and the Small Giants Community (www.smallgiants.org) are excited to announce a working partnership geared toward building a community of dynamic small business owners who are dedicated to building great and purposeful companies. This partnership will create resources, events and opportunities available to member business owners to assist them in creating the businesses they envision.

Inc. and the Small Giants Community will partner together on flagship events like the Small Giants Summit and Inc. Leadership Forum, assorted regional Inc. events, intimate roundtable events conducted through the Inc. Small Giants Community and regular contributions to Inc.'s portfolio of online and traditional media. As part of the agreement, The Small Giants Community will be re-branded as the Inc. Small Giants Community.

The Inc. Small Giants Community provides a compelling platform from which to identify, educate and interact with a growing population of entrepreneurs committed to values based leadership - leaders who view their success through more than their financial bottom line." said Bob LaPointe, President of Inc. "Having an organization like the Inc. Small Giants Community means greater opportunities for what has been a traditionally underserved population of business owners."

"The partnership is a very exciting opportunity for the Inc. Small Giants Community to serve other growing companies by helping entrepreneurial leaders define themselves by their impact on their communities, treatment of their employees and partners, a passion for their product and a clear vision of the purpose of their business," said Paul Spiegelman, CEO and Co-Founder of the Small Giants Community. "One of the things we've excelled at is helping business owners develop deep relationships with peers who share their philosophy around running their companies. We're thrilled to be able to share this passion for bringing leaders together with the Inc. audience."

About Inc.

Founded in 1979, Inc.is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing privately-held companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2 million in 2010 to over 6 million today. For more information, visit inc.com.

About the Inc. Small Giants Community

Founded in 2009, the Inc. Small Giants Community is a global membership organization focused on the promotion, implementation and advancement of "business mojo" as a primary philosophy for running a successful small business. The Inc. Small Giants Community can be followed on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn at Small Giants Buzz.

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Source: Inc.