2018 Consulting's Fastest Growing Firms
 
APPLICATION PROCESS

Q: Do you have a Sample Application form?
A: Yes, please click here to view and download a sample application form in .pdf format.

Q. What is the application process?
A. See Below
  • Confirm that your company meets the Fastest Growing Firms 2017 eligibility requirements.

  • Complete an application for Consulting Magazine's Fastest Growing Firms.

  • If you do not have a final figure for your 2017 revenue when you apply, you may enter an estimate (by checking estimate) and provide us with the more precise figure before the August 10, 2018 deadline. All figures must be final by the August 10, 2018 deadline. 

  • Verify Revenue by checking the box on the "Firm Size, Revenue and Verification" page of the application. Should there be any additional questions to verify growth rates, you may be asked to submit additional documentation, such as a CPA letter or corporate tax return. Any questions, please contact Andrew O'Donnell at (212) 457-7765 or aodonnell@alm.com

  • Pay the Application fee. Deadline for submitting applications is August 10, 2018. The 2018 Fastest Growing Firms Winners will receive one complimentary dinner seat to the Fastest Growing Firms Awards Gala this Fall in Seattle, WA.. 

Q. How will winners be notified?
A. We will begin to notify winners in the late Summer/Early Fall after the nomination period closes (August 3, 2018). We will notify all firms who have made the list in advance of public recognition, but, will not disclose their respective ranking until the Awards Gala. Firms will be recognized this Fall in Seattle, WA at our Fastest Growing Firms Awards Gala. They will also be ranked online at consultingmag.com and featured in the November issue of Consulting Magazine. Consulting Magazine and ALM will also publicize and distribute the list to media channels throughout the country. 

Q. How are companies ranked on Consulting magazine's Fastest Growing Firms?
A. Firms are ranked according to the percentage growth of their annual revenue over a 36-month period (from December 2014 to December 2017).

Q. Is there a fee to apply for Consulting magazine's Fastest Growing Firms?
A. Yes. The fee is $695The 2018 Fastest Growing Firms Winners will receive one complimentary dinner seat to the Fastest Growing Firms Awards Gala. The Gala is on Thursday, October 25th at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront in Seattle, WA.
Q. Does Consulting Magazine require me to document the revenue figures I supply in my application?
A. Yes. To ensure the integrity and credibility of the list, we ask that all applicants certify their revenue by checking the box on the "Firm Size, Revenue and Verification" page of the application. Should there be any additional questions to verify growth rates, you may be asked to submit additional documentation, such as a CPA letter or corporate tax return. Any questions, please contact Andrew O'Donnell at (212) 457-7765 or aodonnell@alm.com.

Q. My firm represents other companies for matters like this. May I apply on their behalf?
A. Absolutely.

Q. What information will be published if my company is one of Consulting Magazine's Fastest Growing Firms?

A. Your firm will be featured editorially in the November Issue of Consulting Magazine. Additionally, we will feature your firm in the 2018 rankings on Consultingmag.com where we will publish a (brief) profile of your company along with your firm's website, social media, ranking, 3-year growth rate, firm size and location. Please see our 2017 Ranking for more information.

Q. Right now, I'm not sure whether I want my company to be included in Consulting's Fastest Growing Firms. Can I apply now and withdraw my application later?
A. We allow applicants to withdraw from the ranking any time before the August 10, 2018 deadline. Unfortunately, your application fee is non-refundable.