Carbon Media Group Honored as One of the 2014 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch”

Bingham Farms, Mich., March 24, 2014 – Carbon Media Group has been recognized as one of the 2014 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch,” an awards program presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business. Hyaat Chaudhary, CEO of Carbon Media Group, made the announcement.

Carbon Media Group will be honored at an awards ceremony during the 10th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business event on May 6 in East Lansing, Mich.

“As a digitally driven company, it’s all about finding out what’s next: the next technology, the next innovation, the next way to connect our clients with our audience of outdoor enthusiasts,” said Chaudhary. “Michigan is a great place to enjoy the outdoors, but it’s also a hub of engineering and R&D, of advertising agencies and of the next generation of digital leaders—a great place to grow our business.”

Headquartered in Bingham Farms, Carbon Media Group is the largest producer of digital content geared toward those who live, work and play outdoors with a network of more than 500 websites. The company also works with national brands such as Chevrolet, The Home Depot and 5 Hour Energy to create innovative digital advertising campaigns geared toward outdoor enthusiasts—a consumer segment that accounts for nearly $646 billion in annual sales.

In early 2014, Carbon Media Group launched CarbonTV, a premium streaming video network dedicated to outdoor content from hunting and fishing to farming and adventure sports.

About Carbon Media Group

Bingham Farms, Mich.-based Carbon Media Group is the largest producer of digital content for outdoor enthusiasts. Through its multi-channel digital ecosystem, Carbon Media Group is devoted to connecting brands with this critical and growing audience. In addition to its more than 600 websites for outdoor, action and agriculture enthusiasts, Carbon Media Group boasts a network of outdoor-related YouTube channels and—a dedicated network of original, high-production-value video content not found anywhere else. For more information, visit

About Michigan 50 Companies to Watch

Michigan 50 Companies to Watch is presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business. Founding underwriters are the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, PNC Bank, Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, and Dynamic Edge, Inc. Contributing Underwriters are AARP, Comcast Business Class, Consumers Energy, DTE Energy Foundation, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, Hungerford Nichols CPAs and Advisors, Michigan Credit Union League & Affiliates, Rehmann, Constant Contact, McLaren Health Care, Michigan Business Network and Varnum Attorneys at Law.

Michigan Celebrates Small Business was founded by Michigan Small Business Development Center, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, U.S. Small Business Administration – Michigan, Edward Lowe Foundation, Chris Holman – Small Business Advocate, and Small Business Association of Michigan.


Luke Capizzo