Built in Chicago Names Acquity Group 12th Fastest Growing Digital Company in Chicago

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Acquity Group included in Top Digital 100 list for the second consecutive year, up six places from 2012.

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Acquity Group, a leading global Brand eCommerce® and digital marketing agency now part of Accenture Interactive, announces its ranking as 12th among Built in Chicago’s Top Digital 100, an annual listing of the fastest growing digital companies in Chicago.

Compiled by Built in Chicago, an online community for entrepreneurs in Chicago, the Digital 100 was founded in 2012. This year’s list ranks more than 1,500 digital companies, employing more than 40,000 workers across a number of industries, including agency, B2B Web, consumer Web, eCommerce and software.

“It’s extremely rewarding to be an integral part of Chicago’s growing digital environment,” said Jay Dettling, president of Acquity Group. “By continuing important conversations about the future of the technology industry in Chicago and the tremendous opportunities it presents for young professionals, Acquity Group is positioned to fuel the interest of top tech talent nationwide to support its extended growth.”

This announcement comes on the heels of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s August visit to Acquity Group to discuss its imperative role in the growth of the city’s technology industry. The event focused on the Mayor’s plan to expand Chicago’s vibrant and dynamic technology community. Acquity Group also announced plans at the event to increase its current staff headcount by 30 percent by the end of 2014 –bringing more than 100 additional employees to the Chicago area.

To see Built in Chicago’s full listing of the Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago, visit http://www.builtinchicago.org/top-100-digital-companies-chicago.

About Acquity Group

Acquity Group is a leading Brand eCommerce® and digital marketing company, now part of Accenture Interactive. Acquity Group leverages the Internet, mobile devices and social media to enhance its clients' brands and eCommerce performance. It is the digital agency of record for a number of well-known global brands in multiple industries. Acquity Group has served more than 600 companies and their global brands through thirteen offices in North America. For more information about Acquity Group, visit acquitygroup.com. For more information about Accenture Interactive, visit accenture.com/interactive.

About Built in Chicago

Built In Chicago is an online community for digital entrepreneurs in Chicago. With 17,500+ registered members, Built In Chicago hosts a community generated blog, the #1 job board for digital tech companies in Chicago, publishes data on the digital tech sector and organizes monthly, quarterly and annual events.

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