Optimal Geomatics Inc.

Optimal Geomatics Inc.

November 14, 2006 16:46 ET

Optimal Geomatics Ranks 19th in BIV List

Business in Vancouver's Ranking of B.C.'S Fastest-Growing Tech Companies List

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 14, 2006) - Optimal Geomatics Inc., (TSX VENTURE:OPG) ("Optimal") a geomatics solutions provider to engineering and geospatial professionals, is pleased to announce that it has been ranked #19 in Business in Vancouver's annual ranking of British Columbia's Fastest-Growing Tech Companies list.

The BIV list profiles British Columbia's most successful, fastest-growing high-tech companies based on five year revenue growth. Accordingly, Optimal achieved a 968% growth over the five year period since 2001. Results of the ranking have been published in Business in Vancouver's October 24-30, 2006 issue.

"Optimal's continued market leadership and significant revenue growth rates over the past five years prove that our strategy and business model are effective," said Colum Caldwell, President and CEO of Optimal Geomatics. "The latest BIV rankings stand as yet another example of our ongoing efforts to strive for excellence. Such acknowledgements help Optimal achieve and maintain its extremely high standards for value-added solutions offerings, customer satisfaction, and leading-edge geospatial mapping technology. We are very proud of this acknowledgement as it speaks to the high level of commitment from our employees and management team, customers, and shareholders."

Optimal Geomatics specializes in the science and technology of gathering, analyzing, interpreting, distributing and using geographic information. Optimal applies the disciplines of surveying, mapping, remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), and global positioning system (GPS) to provide solutions for engineering and geospatial professionals.

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