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BARS + TONE Named to 2010 Inc. List of 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- BARS+TONE, a creative video agency, announced today that the company was named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America.



The Inc. 5000 list has served as a comprehensive record of the fastest growing companies in America for over 30 years. Most importantly, this year's list reflects the strong dedication and perseverance of numerous top creative enterprises. BARS+TONE is listed as 1215 on the current Inc. 5000 list and as number 53 for companies located in San Francisco, California.

BARS+TONE President Stefan Welter states, "We are excited to be listed in the top 25 percent of fast-growing businesses in the US.  Our belief in people and the power of technology has been instrumental to our success and we continue to dedicate ourselves as we move forward."

This is the first year that BARS+TONE has been listed on the Inc. 5000 list, demonstrating their three-year growth rate of 245 percent. The company experienced rapid expansion over the past two years and has since been recognized as one of San Francisco's top up-and-coming agencies. The firm is well-known for their creative development, compelling content and ability to attract and engage audiences through brand campaign seeding services.  This has grown to include media buying, internet-based publicity, and social media engagement strategies.

BARS+TONE and their clients will celebrate their new promotional video, "Digital Graffiti," ( on September 9, 2010 at an evening extravaganza. BARS+TONE will be hosting a cocktail party in the penthouse suite at their San Francisco studio at 1550 Bryant Street, and will provide guided tours of their recently refurbished facility. Media representatives are welcome.  For more information on the event, please contact Rajith Algama at (415) 222-6123 x200 or via e-mail at


BARS + TONE is a creative video agency headquartered in San Francisco since 2001. A recipient of numerous top industry awards, BARS+TONE is the one-stop creative resource for a wide variety of Fortune 500 companies including advertising, marketing, and public relations agencies.  The agency also works with nonprofit organizations and supports local civic initiatives and charitable causes.

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For further information: Teresa LoBue of BARS+TONE, +1-415-222-6123, ext. 215,