Krupp Kommunications (K2) Honored on the 2010 Inc. 5000

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Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Fourth Annual Exclusive List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

Inc. magazine announced that Krupp Kommunications (K2), a full-service public relations, marketing, media and branding company was selected to the fourth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs. Music website Pandora, convenience store chain 7-Eleven, Brooklyn Brewery, and Radio Flyer, maker of the iconic children’s red wagon, are among the prominent brands featured on this year’s list. Krupp Kommunications (K2) was one of the companies selected for the list based upon a three-year track record of consistent sales growth.

“The leaders of the companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have figured out how to grow their businesses during the longest recession since the Great Depression,” said Inc. president Bob LaPointe. “The 2010 Inc. 5000 showcases a particularly hardy group of entrepreneurs.”

The 2010 Inc. 5000, serves as a unique illustration of the profound changes taking place in the U.S. economy. Business Products & Services is the top industry by number of companies on the list (640) and total revenue ($80.7 billion), while Health is the biggest by total employment (287,726 jobs).

“This acknowledgment by Inc. magazine is a credit to our team and to our clients,” said Krupp Kommunications (K2) CEO and Founder, Heidi Krupp. “We are proud that during this difficult time in the US economy, we have been able to identify new brand-building strategies to enrich our development as a fully integrated marketing company, offering a multitude of creative and strategic services to our clients and an entrepreneurial environment for our employees.”

Krupp Kommunications was presented with the award October 2nd at the annual Inc. 500|5000 Conference and Awards Ceremony in Baltimore, MD. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found on

About Krupp Kommunications, Inc.
Established in 1996, Krupp Kommunications (K2) is an award winning integrated public relations and marketing agency specializing in brand development for lifestyle, entertainment, and publishing properties. Utilizing K2’s staff of publicists, having at one time worked for the media and the firm’s “of the media mindset”, K2 works with clients to create customized, strategic campaigns that deliver extraordinary results. K2’s mission is to build brands that enrich lives by working with individuals and organizations who improve the world around them. We take pride in our relationship with our clients, making our “Konnections your assets.” For more information, please visit

About Inc. Magazine
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. ( is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 712,647, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology. Visit us online at

About the Inc. 500|5000 Conference
Each year, Inc. and celebrate the remarkable achievements of today’s entrepreneurial superstars—the privately held small businesses that drive our economy. The Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony brings together members of the Inc. community, both a new class of Inc. 500|5000 honorees and the list’s alumni, for three days of powerful networking, inspired learning, and momentous celebration. This year’s conference was from September 30–October 2, 2010, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. For more information about the 2010 Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony visit

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