Smyle and C2 Events rank on Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100 list

Smyle planning new senior positions, focus on talent development and office space on back of achievement.

Smyle and C2 Events have ranked on this year’s Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100. Smyle came in at 66th place, while C2 ranked in 85th position.

Recently Smyle has doubled the size of both its London and HQ offices, as the business grew from £16.5m to £27m turnover in one year. The agency’s turnover has grown by 194% in the last three years.  

Rick Stainton, Smyle’ CEO commented: ""This year we doubled the size of our HQ to 26,000 sqft. Within the next 3 to 6 months we will be doubling our office space for future proofing.

"We are going on to develop our strategic and client service functions, with new senior positions from internal and client facing perspectives being appointed in Q1. We will also be developing the US office. We are forecasting potential traction for next year which will present exciting opportunities. Securing career development for our best talent will be a big focus next year which promotes better creative output."

C2 has managed over 150 meetings and events in 25 countries worldwide. Meetings range in size from 20 to over 2,000 and approximately 75% are overseas.

Commenting on C2’s ranking, co-director Cheryl Clarke said: ‘It is fantastic to feature in this acclaimed listing. Our mission is to provide an exceptional service and deliver great results for our clients and, by focusing on that, we have been able to grow our business."

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