Brooklyn Outdoor Named One of ‘Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America’

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Brooklyn Outdoor has been recognised as one of the ‘Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America’ by Entrepreneur magazine’s Entrepreneur360™ List, a study delivering the most comprehensive analysis of private companies in America.

Based on this study forged by Entrepreneur, Brooklyn Outdoor is recognized as a well-rounded company that has mastered a balance of impact, innovation, growth and leadership.

Brooklyn Outdoor owner and CEO, Candice Simons told us “We are honored to be named one of the best entrepreneurial companies by Entrepreneur magazine. The recognition is a testimony to the talent and hard work of the Brooklyn Outdoor team.”

Lisa Murray, Chief Insights Officer of Entrepreneur Media, Inc. said “Our annual evaluation is a 360-degree analysis of top privately-held companies representing and serving a variety of industries. These businesses are real-world case studies for any entrepreneur who seeks to master the four pillars that can greatly impact the longevity and growth of their businesses.”

Candice Simons founded Brooklyn Outdoor in 2013, aiming to keep advertising dollars and employment in Michigan. Since 2013, the company has grown to support four full-time employees, seven part-time employees and has expanded to satellite offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Brooklyn’s four divisions include Outdoor, Hand-Painted, Experiential Marketing, and newest division – Events. Brooklyn Events facilitates unique Detroit experiences in the beautiful, industrial-chic Brooklyn Outdoor Loft, in Eastern Market. Brooklyn Outdoor services world-renowned brands in cities across the U.S. and is the only major outdoor advertising firm headquartered in Detroit.

Honorees were identified based on the results from a comprehensive study of independently- owned companies using a proprietary algorithm and other advanced analytics. The algorithm was built on a balanced scorecard designed to measure four metrics reflecting major pillars of entrepreneurship—innovation, growth, leadership and impact.

For nearly 40 years, Entrepreneur Media Inc. has been serving the entrepreneurial community providing comprehensive coverage of business and personal success through original content and events. Entrepreneur magazine, provides solutions, information, inspiration and education read by millions of entrepreneurs and small business owners worldwide.

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