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Inc. 500/5000 Ranks Conversation in the 88th Percentile

Marketing agency makes top tier in fastest growing privately owned companies

NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Conversation - the innovative marketing and advertising agency headquartered in Midtown Manhattan - has been recognized for its substantial growth over the last year by being named to Inc. Magazine's 500/5000 list of "America's Fastest Growing Private Companies." The company ranked in the 88th percentile of the 5,000 companies that made the list.

"Our goal is to continue growing while maintaining appropriate, yet innovative and exciting, business practices," said Conversation Founder Frank O'Brien. "That is why we are so honored to have been selected to such a prestigious list."

The agency has seen substantial growth since its inception in 2008, with the last two consecutive years being no exception. Since last year, Conversation has grown its employee base by 26 percent. The company's client roster grew by 52 percent and has maintained a 98 percent retention rate. Conversation has also been mentioned in national publications, including Forbes, Business Insider and The New York Enterprise Report. In May, the agency was featured on AMC's unscripted series "The Pitch," in which they won snack brand popchips as a client.

"It's a direct reflection on our work that our capabilities are not only meeting client and industry expectations, but exceeding them," said Managing Director Mimi Lin. "We are proud of the accomplishments our agency has produced thus far, and excited to continue raising the bar."

Conversation has already been recognized by noteworthy organizations this year, including the Webby Awards, the Communicator Awards and the aforementioned New York Enterprise Report. The complete Inc. 500/5000 list can be seen at

About Conversation

Conversation embodies the best components of traditional, new and emerging agencies. We are defined by our ability to evolve and be creative. Conversation provides clients with custom solutions - everything from strategy and creative to development and execution. The agency boasts a strong client list, which includes dressbarn, Hearst Communications, L'Oreal and SVEDKA.

For more information, please contact:
Frank Riolo, Manager, Corporate Communications
Conversation, LLC 

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