9Round Named One of South Carolina’s Fastest Growing Companies for Third Consecutive Year
International Kickboxing Franchise Makes the 2018 List at Number 14.
October 15, 2018 // Franchising.com // GREENVILLE, S.C. - 9Round Franchising, LLC, has been ranked at number 14 on the South Carolina Fastest Growing Companies List for 2018. This is the third year in a row that 9Round has been included on this list that represents a wide variety of businesses in South Carolina.
“9Round has grown from just one studio to more than 750 studios open in 13 countries over the past 10 years,” said Shannon Hudson, Founder and CEO of 9Round. “It is exciting to have that accelerated growth recognized by the state where our company first planted its roots. We are thankful for our members, franchise partners and hardworking home office team for helping us get to this point.”
For the past 17 years, the South Carolina Fastest Growing Companies List has acknowledged top-performing private and publicly-owned companies in South Carolina. The list was founded as a way to honor the state’s most dynamic businesses and their contributions to the economy. Companies who made the list have shown significant contribution to the state through increases in both revenue and employment from 2015-2017.
Of a total of 256 companies that have been featured on this list since the first year it was published, only two have been featured on the list for the past three consecutive years, with one of those two companies being 9Round.
9Round, along with other companies who made the South Carolina Fastest Growing Companies List for 2018, was honored at a statewide luncheon on October 10 in Columbia, South Carolina. Companies who ranked in the top 25 were announced at the event.
Founded in 2008 by professional kickboxer Shannon Hudson and his wife, Heather, 9Round is a specialized fitness center that brings kickboxing fitness training to the average person in a convenient, affordable, 30-minute, full body circuit format. The program is developed around a proprietary and copyrighted system of nine challenging workout stations developed by Shannon himself. Today, there are more than 750 9Round locations open and operating throughout 42 states in the U.S. and in 12 more countries including Costa Rica, Turkey, Australia, Canada, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, Mexico, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. For more information, please visit www.9round.com.