Spotix Makes Inc. Magazine’s List of the Midwest Region’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies With a Two-Year Revenue Growth of 97%

North Liberty, IA, March 28, 2022 – Inc. magazine has revealed that Spotix is No.107 on its third annual Inc. 5000 Regionals Midwest list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies based in IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD and WI. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Midwest region economy’s most dynamic segment–its independent small businesses. This is the first time Spotix has appeared on the list.

“We’re thrilled to be included in this group of ‘Economic All-Stars of the Midwest,” says Aaron Verhorevoort, President of Spotix. “Our outstanding team members have worked diligently to position Spotix and our family of brands as the source for premium hearth, fire feature and outdoor cooking products. We provide deep technical knowledge and back it up with exceptional customer service.”

The Spotix portfolio of brands includes FireplacesDirectFirePitsDirect and KickAssGrills. Spotix partners with leading manufacturers to provide a wide variety of superior electric and gas fireplaces, fire pits and fire tables to enhance the patio environment and premier grills and outdoor kitchen elements to create the ultimate backyard destination. The mission of Spotix is to elevate gathering spaces with insightful guidance, exceptional products and authentic service for those who celebrate life’s moments.

“We are passionate about sharing our extensive product knowledge to curate the best outdoor spaces for our customers,” continues Verhorvoort. “From the homeowner adding a quality grill to the contractor installing a fireplace, fire pit and outdoor kitchen, Spotix is the source for the ultimate hearth and outdoor living experience.”

“This year’s Inc. 5000 Regional winners represent one of the most exceptional and exciting lists of America’s off-the-charts growth companies. They’re disruptors and job creators, and all delivered an outsize impact on the economy. Remember their names and follow their lead. These are the companies you’ll be hearing about for years to come,” says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Regionals Midwest, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, metro area, and other criteria, can be found at

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More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Regionals


The 2022 Inc. 5000 Regional are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2018 and 2020. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2018. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2019. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2018 is $100,000; the minimum for 2020 is $1 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons.

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The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent.

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