Identity FT 1000 Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies

Events agency shoots up Financial Times’ list of Europe’s fastest-growing companies

For the second year running, Identity, the live events agency, has been named one of Europe’s fast-growing companies.

Identity ranked 53rd in the 2023 edition of the FT 1000 Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies – a climb of 249 places since last year and the only human experience events agency on the list in consecutive years.

The seventh annual edition of the FT Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies in association with Statista, is published in the FT and on FT.com in March 2023. Regarded as one of the entrepreneurial world’s most valued league tables, it ranks the 1,000 European companies with the strongest revenue growth between 2018 and 2021 across 31 European territories.

This year Identity reports a 183.5 percent compound annual growth rate – an increase of just over 100 per cent on last year’s reported compound annual growth rate of 83.45 per cent between 2017 and 2020.

Commenting on Identity’s achievement, Michael Gietzen, founder and CEO, said: “This prestigious ranking is a public acknowledgement of Identity’s excellent performance.

“Featuring in the Financial Times’ 1000 for the second year in a row and jumping up the rankings by a whopping 249 places is very reassuring. It means we are doing things right! We have a fantastic team in place that continues to produce engaging and flawless events for an ever-expanding portfolio of enviable clients across the private and public sectors.

“I’m so proud of everything Identity has achieved and even more excited about the next chapter.”

Identity has continued its exponential growth with investment and opening of new offices in London and Abu Dhabi, as well as ongoing senior hires, and further additions to the board of a directors. The agency now has 150+ employees across its offices, up from just 38 in 2017.

Identity is a multi-award-winning events agency. The agency has been responsible for the delivery of some of the UK’s largest and most prestigious events to include COP26 in Glasgow, the NATO Leaders Summit, London as well as working with global brands such as New Balance, Unilever, Panasonic and Siemens among many others.