ClubRunner Recognized in the 2016 PROFIT 500 (now GROWTH 500) list of Canada's Most Innovative and Fastest-Growing Companies

PROFIT and Canadian Business unveils 28th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies
Oakville (September 15, 2016) Canadian Business and PROFIT today recognized ClubRunner, the leading provider of end-to-end  online membership administration and automation software, on the 28th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies.
Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their advancement within the last five years in the industry that they serve by profiling the country’s most successful growth companies. This recognition is a testament to ClubRunner’s vision which has always been to enable members of associations and service clubs to automate their membership management, streamline communication and boost public relations with an intuitive platform based on enterprise level technology. Built entirely on the cloud, its focus on ease of use and social engagement enables thousands of customers to continuously deliver better programs and services to strengthen communities around the world, while optimizing their communications to achieve their goals.
“Companies become a part of the PROFIT 500 through innovative thinking, smart strategy and sheer grit,” says James Cowan, Editor-in-chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. “These firms demonstrate what Canadian entrepreneurs can achieve, both at home and across the globe.”
“We are more than honoured to have been recognized by Canadian Business and PROFIT for the first time. Our goal has always been to make technology that positively impacts the work of all volunteers of service organizations and associations, so that they can focus on their mission,” says Sarah Asterbadi, CEO of ClubRunner. “This achievement acknowledges our level of commitment to our customers and confirms the value that integrated and relevant software plays in the modern organization. This also validates ClubRunner's potential to evolve and expand into new industries and verticals."
Launched in 2003, ClubRunner was an early innovator of Software as a Service solutions, designed to be a complete software suite packaged in an easy-to-use and intuitive platform. ClubRunner quickly gained traction within international and volunteer based organizations such as Rotary that took advantage of the enterprise-grade technology along with its flexibility to scale to their needs. Recognized for its performance and out-of-the box functionality, ClubRunner was also the winner of the Microsoft Impact Award for “Best Community Impact” and a top finalist for the Microsoft Partner Hosted Cloud Innovation awards in 2015, which recognizes companies delivering high-quality and innovative solutions. ClubRunner is available in multiple languages in over 30 countries today.
For more information about ClubRunner or for media inquiries, contact ClubRunner at:
ClubRunner Media Relations
Divya Tandan
About ClubRunner
ClubRunner, founded in 2003, is an award-winning membership management and communication platform for associations and service clubs such as Rotary, enabling members to connect, communicate and collaborate. ClubRunner is proud to empower its customers with powerful tools that drastically reduce time on administration and effectively improve communication. ClubRunner is comprised of a complete suite of online modules designed to maintain membership databases, facilitate interactive communication, organize events and volunteers and increase the public relations reach of service clubs. Today, ClubRunner’s customer base spans 6 continents. For more information, visit
About PROFIT and
PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada’s preeminent media brand dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 34 years, Canadian entrepreneurs across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it’s a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT online at
About Canadian Business
Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving, best-selling and most-trusted business publication in the country. With a total brand readership of more than 1.1 million, 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. We provide concrete examples of business achievement, thought-provoking analysis and compelling storytelling, all in an elegant package with bold graphics and great photography. Canadian Business—what leadership looks like.