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Source: Sherpa news release

Canadian Business and Maclean's today ranked Sherpa Marketing No. 136 on the 30th annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing

Founded in 1997, Sherpa had a lonely start as a one-person shop in Roseville, Ontario before rising to become one of Canada's leading technology driven marketing services companies.

Sherpa's formula for success has always been grounded in Founder and President Marty Fisher's commitment to staying two steps ahead of marketing trends. In an industry where most service providers compete by pushing marketing mixes that speak to present-day trends, Sherpa thrives on identifying and driving the tactics of tomorrow.

"Sherpa is steadfastly committed to delivering cutting-edge, effective marketing solutions," says Fisher. "Whether it was websites in 1998, search engine marketing in 2002, or apps in 2009; Sherpa has been able to identify the next big thing in marketing and to bring it early and effectively to our clients."

Today, with multiple offices across Canada, Sherpa's diverse team of more than 30 digital marketers, programmers, and designers deliver fresh and never-before-seen solutions to clients all over North America.

In the past year, Sherpa began to deliver Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality solutions, becoming one of the first and few marketing companies in Canada to break ground in the "XR" space. Sherpa's team also entered the experiential marketing space by wrapping the interior of a 20' x 8.5' trailer with 360-degree video footage to create an immersive, yet totally mobile, attraction. The effort was so successful, Sherpa will be announced as a Diamond award winner in the Best Digital Display Solution for the CDN Innovation Awards. More importantly, the client has ordered a second trailer to be built to service more events.

By deploying highly-capable teams of creative and talented people, Sherpa has managed to rank in the top 27% of Growth 500 - economic growth fuelled by a commitment to SEO, content marketing and a solid social media strategy.

Produced by Canada's premier business and current affairs media brands, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue growth. Growth 500 winners are profiled in a special print issue of Canadian Business published with Maclean's magazine and online at and

"The companies on the 2018 Growth 500 are truly remarkable. Demonstrating foresight, innovation and smart management, their stories serve as a primer for how to build a successful entrepreneurial business today," says Deborah Aarts, Growth 500 program manager. "As we celebrate 30 years of the Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies program, it's encouraging to see that entrepreneurship is healthier than ever in this country."

About the Growth 500
For 30 years, the Growth 500 has been Canada's most respectable and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Ranking Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the Growth 500-formerly known as the PROFIT 500-profiles the country's most successful growing businesses. The Growth 500 is produced by Canadian Business. Winners are profiled in a special Growth 500 print issue of Canadian Business (packaged with the October issue of Maclean's magazine) and online at and For more information on the ranking, visit

About Canadian Business
Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving and most-trusted business publication in the country. It is the country's premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada's business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. Learn more at

About Sherpa Marketing
Sherpa Marketing is a technology-driven marketing company with head offices in Winnipeg, Manitoba and Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. Sherpa offers a complete range of services in digital & traditional advertising, software & website development, media planning & buying, and more. For nearly 22 years, Sherpa has strived to develop custom solutions built around their clients' objectives, budgets, and imaginations. Keep up with Sherpa - if you can - at

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