2017 winners news

Page to be updated as additional news stories are received following the November 29, 2017 winners announcement.

 

AccountantsWorld Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“The world of accounting moves quickly and professionals must stay up-to-date on trends, challenges and new opportunities to maximize their relevance to their clients,” said AccountantsWorld CEO and co-founder Dr. Chandra Bhansali. “We are honored to be recognized for supporting accounting professionals through our daily newsletter.”

AFN named “Best Place to Work” by Best in Biz Awards for Second Year Running

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“This award is a testament first and foremost to AFN’s amazing and talented team members. They make our organization a best place to work every day through their shared commitment to our unique culture and our purpose of continuously improving lives through supply chain solutions,” commented Owen Schnaper, AFN’s president.

AmeriPride named ‘Most Environmentally Responsible Company of the Year’ Silver Winner

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Best in Biz Awards is the only business awards program judged by an independent judging panel comprising members of the press and industry analysts.

Appcast Named HR Software Category Winner in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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Appcast CEO Chris Forman said, “Appcast is powering how companies source talent by powering the recruitment marketing needs of employers, agencies and job sites. Being recognized by the industry press and analysts at Best in Biz Awards is a terrific honor. It rounds out a very exciting year for our team during which we’ve enhanced our product offerings, expanded our global footprint and welcomed strategic hires.”

Astute Solutions Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“We are thrilled that such a well-respected panel of judges understood the value Astute Bot provides to brands,” said Alex George, Chief Technology Officer at Astute Solutions. “It’s gratifying for our team to see our newest product garner recognition at this level.” Other winners of the 2017 Best in Biz Awards include Adobe, AT&T, and Clearslide.

AUM Cardiovascular Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“Our AUM team is proud that CADence was selected a Gold Winner by such a highly esteemed group of judges,” said Marie Johnson, AUM CEO. “Our goal is to save lives, reduce costs and bring the best healthcare tool we can to clinicians and healthcare consumers. This award and the impact of this recognition will serve to spread the word about CADence. CADence is now available by prescription in the United States and in many places around the globe.”

“The Internet of Things is helping to drive life-changing results in the healthcare industry by closing the physical gaps between caregivers and their patients,” said Joe Mosele, vice president, Business Development, AT&T Internet of Things Solutions. “We congratulate AUM Cardiovascular on this well-deserved recognition of the innovative CADence System.”

Autoscribe Corporation Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“We are very excited to be recognized in this year’s Best in Biz Awards for marketing executive of the year,” said Eugene O’Rourke, Vice President of Marketing at Autoscribe Corporation. “We work very hard to create integrated interactive experiences across multiple platforms and devices – continuously pushing the envelope in marketing. Receiving this award underscores our team’s commitment to creativity, expertise, and leadership within our space.”

Barclays U.S. Consumer Business Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“Innovation is at the core of everything we do,” said Curt Hess, CEO of the Barclays U.S. consumer business. “We believe the unique combination of an entrepreneurial spirit backed by the knowledge and experience of a 327-year old company has resulted in unparalleled excellence across our diverse streams of business. This award underscores our success at providing exceptional service, raising the bar on industry-leading innovation and redefining what customers should expect from a financial services company.”

Cambium Networks wins for Social Responsibility in Best in Biz Awards

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“Giving back to the community is a key core value of the company,” said Atul Bhatnagar, President and CEO of Cambium Networks. “We are honored to be recognized with this award. Cambium employees are able to make a difference in the lives of others around the world by providing wireless broadband connectivity, and supporting education and family programs. Helping others is a central component of our identity as Cambium Networks.”

Ceridian Wins Three Best in Biz Awards

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““Ceridian’s people and their commitment to our core values and brand promise are fundamental to our success as an organization,” said Sterling. “These latest achievements bolster our team’s commitment to creating and sustaining an exceptional employee experience for all.”

Certain Wins Silver in 2017 Best in Biz Awards

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“We are honored to be recognized for our work to deliver an event automation platform that is completely integrated into the marketing technology stack,” said Peter Micciche, CEO of Certain. “Before Certain EventStream, marketers had to work in silos – both in marketing automation and event management systems, and could only rely on data synchronization without the ability to automate marketing activities.”

Create® Recognized Among Most Innovative Healthcare Products of the Year

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““The Brighton Health Plan Solutions team is delighted to be recognized among industry leaders whose innovations are addressing the unique needs of today’s health care consumer,” said Simeon Schindelman, CEO of Brighton Health Plan Solutions. “Through Create, we’re transforming the way people receive care by bringing real-life solutions to patients, doctors, and plan sponsors across the tri-state area. We’re ecstatic to see such growing support and recognition for our product and for our mission.”

Comtrend Scores a Double Win for Best in Biz Awards 2017

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John DiFrenna, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Comtrend North America, comments, “Earning the Gold and Silver awards in 2017 once again shows that Comtrend’s commitment to new technologies is hitting the mark. From Service Providers to Value-Added Resellers to the growing niche of Home Automation/Security installers, Comtrend’s newer technologies are being embraced to make operations and installations easier and more cost effective. Our pursuit of new and innovative technologies remains in full force.”

Conga Honored as Silver Award Winner in 2017 Best in Biz Awards

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“We are incredibly honored to be recognized as one of the top Companies of the Year by the Best in Biz Awards,” said Conga CEO, Matthew Schiltz. “We’re thrilled to hear the same positive feedback from their esteemed panel of judges that we hear from our customers and partners every day. The past few years have been incredibly successful for us, and we’re looking forward to continued growth in 2018.”

CyraCom Wins Gold and Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“We are honored to have Best in Biz recognize our Careers website, our customer-focused approach, and our rapid growth,” said CyraCom Chairman and CEO Jeremy Woan. “When I became CEO nearly ten years ago, we pioneered a large-scale contact center model that depends on our employee interpreters for success. I am proud that CyraCom now has over 2,000 employee interpreters working in seven large-scale interpreter contact centers that provide high quality services for our clients.”

DATABASICS Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“We are forever mindful of and grateful for the trust our customers place in us,” said DATABASICS CTO Marcel Syriani.

Decisiv Continues Award Winning Ways

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“Our entire team continues to work hard to build an evolving solution that addresses service event management challenges for commercial, industrial and manufacturing assets,” said Dick Hyatt, President & CEO of Decisiv. “These awards recognize our revolutionary and ongoing accomplishments creating and strengthening customer-provider-manufacturer service relationships across a growing number of markets on a global basis.”

Epicor BisTrack Highlighted as a Winner in the 2017 Best in Biz Awards

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“We are honored to have Epicor BisTrack software named as a winner in the 2017 Best in Biz Awards,” said Kevin Hodge, LBM product director, Epicor. “BisTrack has been developed to fit LBM businesses and is continuously improved with a focus on making it easier for our clients to grow. The new features that were released in 2017 continue to help improve overall operations for our customers, leading to stronger growth in the future.”

Epson Wins Two Awards in the Seventh Annual 2017 Best in Biz North America Awards

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“Epson emphasizes the importance of understanding the evolving business market and delivering products that can make our customers more efficient and profitable,” said Larry Trevarthen, director of Business Imaging, Epson America, Inc. “We are honored to be chosen by Best in Biz North America Awards for two solutions across multiple business categories, which underscores our continued commitment to delivering solutions that meet the industry and our customer’s needs.”

Evergage Wins in Best in Biz Awards for Third Year in a Row

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“As we’ve seen over time and especially during the holiday season, when companies fail to personalize their emails, it can be a source of frustration and email clutter to buyers, and even leave a negative brand perception,” said Evergage CMO Andy Zimmerman. “With email being such a critical channel, it’s really important to execute it effectively – with messages tailored to each individual, reflective of up-to-the-moment activity and delivered at the optimal time. We’re thrilled to be recognized by Best in Biz Awards for helping companies deliver relevant experiences, deepen customer relationships and drive reengagement opportunities with Evergage for Email.”

Financial Finesse Wins Most Innovative Education Product of the Year

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This honor recognizes the many accomplishments Genexa has achieved in the last year. In just over a year, Genexa’s products have gone from zero shelves to more than 15,000 retail stores including CVS, Bed Bath & Beyond, GNC and more.

GoCanvas Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“This award is wonderful validation of the hard work the GoCanvas team has put toward scaling our product,” said Chief Executive Officer, James Quigley. “The way people conduct business is changing and GoCanvas is at the forefront of revolutionizing the workflow process.”

Higher Logic Wins 2017 Best Places to Work and Best in Biz Awards

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The Best in Biz Awards named Higher Logic a Bronze Winner in the Most Customer-Friendly Company of the Year – Medium category for 2017. Best in Biz Awards is the only independent business awards program judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America. The seventh annual program received more than 650 entries from an impressive array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada.

Ed McQuiston, Hyland’s EVP and Chief Commercial Officer, Named a Best in Biz Awards Winner

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“I am honored to receive this recognition from the distinguished Best in Biz Awards judging panel,” said McQuiston. “It’s a pleasure to lead our talented sales and marketing teams as we continue to grow and position Hyland as the global go-to vendor for content services solutions in support of our customers’ digital transformation strategies.”

IDERA Wins Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“Organizations need collaboration tools that bridge the gap between IT and the business, and our ER/Studio tool closes this gap by providing data modeling and development teams with integrated data lifecycle capabilities,” said Neil Garrett, vice president of marketing at IDERA. “Being honored by the Best in Biz Awards is validation that ER/Studio continues to be an innovative solution that allows databases to support constantly changing enterprise environments.”

Impartner Closes Out 2017 Winning Streak with Two More Awards

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“Being recognized by the Best in Biz and One Planet Award Series serves as continual validation of the value Impartner brings to our customers in helping them truly manage their channel with precision and accelerate indirect revenue,” said Dave R Taylor, Impartner chief marketing officer. “We are providing the world-class technology and partner experience every vendor needs if they want to outpace their competitors in selling through the indirect channel.”

INFINIDAT Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“Receiving the Best in Biz Awards’ gold award for Most Innovative Company of the Year is a tremendous honor for INFINIDAT,” said Doc D’Errico, Vice President of INFINIDAT. “This designation is a testament to both the importance of delivering high-performance storage without compromising cost, capacity and functionality, and to the work of the entire INFINIDAT team in delivering a cutting-edge storage solution that can keep up with the growth of data and strengthen our customers’ competitive advantage.”

Jive Communications Awarded for Best Product Line in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“Since Jive’s founding, our goal has been to simplify communications systems and drive new and better solutions for businesses,” said Mike Sharp, Chief Product Officer at Jive. “There are a lot of changes happening in enterprise communications right now, and Jive is in the thick of it.”

Kneaders CEO Earns Best in Biz Award

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“It’s really all of our employees at Kneaders who earned this award,” says Worthington, CEO of Kneaders Bakery & Cafe. “I’m proud of their hard work and the delicious food and welcoming environment they create for everyone who visits.”

LabRoots Takes Home Multiple Awards in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“We are incredibly proud of our entire team and all the work they accomplished this past year,” said Greg Cruikshank, president and CEO of LabRoots. “These are highly sought-after awards categories and we are honored to be taking home three. We know we were up against some tough competition, which now acts as a driving force to continuously seek out ways to do better and provide a better service.”

LanguageLine Solutions® Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“It is a tremendous honor to receive the highly coveted Best in Biz Award,” LanguageLine Solutions President and CEO Scott W. Klein said. “InSight was an incredibly ambitious solution when it was released a year ago. We are thrilled that it is having the desired impact in alleviating language and cultural barriers for the communities we serve.”

LensDirect.com Selected as One of The Most Customer Friendly Companies by Best In Biz Awards

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“A lot of companies preach excellent customer care but LensDirect.com lives and breathes it,” said LensDirect.com CEO Ryan Alovis. “We’re proud to be selected as one of the most customer friendly companies of the year by Best In Biz Awards.”

ListenTrust Named a Bronze Winner for Best Place to Work in the 7th Annual Best in Biz Awards

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“We strive to maintain a happy and rewarding company culture that inspires our team to be the best they can be, both at work and outside ListenTrust,” said Craig Handley, CEO and co-founder of ListenTrust. “By providing training, networking, celebration events, and support from leadership, our employees are able to pursue opportunities that are meaningful to them so they can find success and happiness in all areas of their lives.”

Matter Communications Named 2017 ‘PR Agency of the Year’ in Best in Biz Awards

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“To consistently be recognized as a leader in the PR industry by the media groups we work with every day is testament to the top-notch staff we have here at Matter,” said Matter Founder and CEO Scott Signore. “Our targeted approach to media relations pays dividends, both in terms of the quality of the coverage we garner for clients, but also the breadth of the connections we cultivate with the media.”

Mission wins silver in Best in Biz Awards

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“Preserving the environment has been a top priority for Mission since our founding in 1930, and we never stop looking for ways to take our commitment to sustainability even further,” said John Ross, Mission’s president and CEO.

Judged by an objective panel of prominent editors and reporters from some of North America’s most respected media outlets, this year’s Best in Biz Awards drew more than 650 entries across various categories.

Mobile Health Wins Best in Biz Awards 2017 Company of the Year

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Mobile Health founder and CEO John Halloran said, “Technology will continue to transform healthcare into a more consumer-centric marketplace. Mobile Health promotes positive outcomes by personally guiding consumers through the confusing and complex healthcare system when they need it, on the devices they use every day. As a result, risks and costs are better measured by health plans, employers and providers; workforces are healthier and more engaged; and safety and productivity increase. It’s an honor to be recognized for Mobile Health’s significant contributions to help drive employee engagement and wellbeing.”

MTC Performance Wins in Best in Biz Awards for Enterprise Product of the Year

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“We’re honored to be recognized by such well-respected and competitive awards programs. As sales incentive strategists and technologists working hard to deliver automated tools designed for today’s modern workforce, it’s beyond thrilling to see our work awarded,” said George Kriza, Founder and CEO, MTC Performance. “In the fast-paced world of channel sales, incentives solutions need to move quickly and integrate seamlessly, which is why MTC’s Pro platform is agile, delivering customized programs and tools that are simple and intuitive. We look forward to continually enhancing our software for our customers.”

NopSec Named Winner to Best in Biz Awards for Best Enterprise Security Software Product of the Year

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“It is an honor and privilege to be recognized by Best in Biz Awards for Enterprise Security Product of the Year,” says Michelangelo Sidagni, NopSec Co-Founder and CTO. “This recognition validates our commitment to providing enterprise-grade cybersecurity solutions to enable organizations to effectively manage its vulnerability risks and remediation prioritization information.”

Otto, the Most Secure Digital Lock, Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“We are honored to have been named a silver winner in the Most Innovative Product of the Year category for consumers,” said Sam Jadallah, founder and CEO of Otto. “This recognition is a testament to our product and team who developed Otto around core tenets of security, design and performance. Team Otto set out to make the experience of sharing and securing your home as simple and as powerful as possible and it shows in this category-defining product.”

Pegasystems Earns Best in Biz Award for Second Consecutive Year

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“Chatbots and virtual assistants hold real potential for improving customer engagement. As bots proliferate across more channels, the challenge for the enterprise is to avoid creating more silos that can create disconnected experiences for employees and customers,” said Ying Chen, head of product marketing, platform, Pegasystems. “This recognition from Best in Biz validates the need for a different approach – one that provides a continuous experience across all channels.”

Pointillist Wins ‘Enterprise Product of the Year – Marketing Software’ in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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Ron Rubbico, Pointillist CEO, said, “We are thrilled to be recognized with a GOLD Best in Biz Award. Winning this award validates the trust put in us by our growing number of customers and the hard work our entire team has put in to create a category leading product.”

Pramata Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“We are honored to win a Best in Biz Award for our commercial relationship operations platform, which we designed to solve the real problem companies face every day of getting accurate data from contracts, billing, CRM and ERP in the right hands at the right time,” said Praful Saklani, CEO, Pramata. “This award validates our technology and managed services, and is a testament to the gains our customers have realized by using Pramata.”

prooV Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“Despite rapid technology advancements in essentially all areas and verticals, the PoC process has not changed, until now. In the last two years, we’ve accelerated the innovation phase for some of the world’s biggest brands and have completely transformed the way companies assess and test-drive technology,” said Toby Olshanetsky, co-founder and CEO of prooV. “Best in Biz Awards’s recognition of our PoC platform is a testament to how we are closing the technology gap that exists in businesses, and serving as the nucleus of innovation for startups and enterprises worldwide.”

PRO Unlimited’s Wand® VMS a Winner at Best in Biz Awards 2017

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Each year, Best in Biz Awards’ entrants span the spectrum, from some of the most innovative local start-ups to the most recognizable global brands. The seventh annual program was particularly hotly contested, with more than 650 entries from an impressive array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the United States and Canada.

Regroup Mass Notification Wins the Best in Biz Awards

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“We are honored to be selected as the winner of this award,” said Chris Utah, COO of Regroup. “We drive ourselves to continuously be at the forefront of technology and client success.”

Ricoh Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“Environmental sustainability is a major focus for us at Ricoh, so every benchmark, every milestone, every honor is incredibly encouraging,” said Glenn Laverty, Senior Vice President of Ricoh Americas Marketing and President & CEO of Ricoh Canada. “This particular recognition reinforces that our commitment to sustainability is producing real, noticeable results. At Ricoh, it is important for us to not only uphold exceptional corporate social responsibility ideals but to also demonstrate to our customers how we can all work smarter with eco-friendly products and sustainability know-how. This is a global focus for us as we continue to empower digital workplaces within our own organization and around the world.”

Best in Biz Awards Cites SAVO For Best Enterprise Product

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“We continue to make significant investments to provide an enterprise grade solution including global language, high security standards, system support for 1+ million sellers and more,” said Jeremy Schultz, EVP, Strategy, SAVO Group. “It’s gratifying to see Best in Biz Awards recognize SAVO in this area while other sales enablement winners were recognized in the SMB category – a completely different level of support, security and functionality.”

Seismic Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“We are proud to have won a Best in Biz Award for the second consecutive year,” said Doug Winter, Seismic co-founder and CEO. “We strive to consistently lead the way in offering the most powerful marketing and sales enablement solution available, one that offers true value to customers, and we are honored to be consistently recognized for our efforts.”

Semafone Wins Silver in 2017 Best in Biz Awards – Fastest Growing Company of the Year

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““As companies continue to struggle with PCI DSS compliance, we are proud to offer a solution that not only simplifies the process, but also helps to reduce risk at the same time,” said Tim Critchley, CEO, Semafone. “Winning this award is a testament to our company’s growth and innovation. We are excited to continue our work with leading brands across a wide range of industry sectors to help them focus on what matters most—keeping their customers safe and happy by ensuring their sensitive personal data is secure.”

Smartling Wins Gold and Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“Winning gold and silver in Best in Biz Awards is truly a special honor, particularly given the large number of entrants and esteemed panel of judges from the media profession,” said Juliana Pereira, Vice President of Marketing for Smartling. “We take tremendous pride in our innovative spirit and suite of products and services that allow multinational organizations to better and more quickly engage with customers in their native language.”

Smile Brands Wins Multiple Awards in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“These awards are a testament to the strength of the Smile Brands culture and the dedication of our team,” stated Bilt. “It has been incredibly gratifying to see the organization come together to rebuild core competencies, expand our service offering and deliver on our Smiles for Everyone® mission over the past year.”

“Nearly half of adults don’t receive regular dental care and this can have serious health consequences,” explains Steve Bilt. “By offering extended hours, flexible payment plans and a comfortable, friendly environment, our affiliated dental groups strive to get more people the care they need. Given how most people feel about going to the dentist, winning the Most Customer Friendly award is extra rewarding for our providers.”

Spireon’s FleetLocate Wins Best in Biz Award for 2017

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“Companies that use FleetLocate gain critical, actionable insights that allow them to significantly improve service to their customers while reducing costs and risk,” says Kevin Weiss, Spireon CEO. “Recognition by the Best in Biz Awards is a strong validation of the value FleetLocate delivers to our customers. We’re very proud and grateful to receive this award.”

Sterling Talent Solutions Wins Bronze Best in Biz Award for Best Place to Work

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“It’s an honor to be named by the Best in Biz Awards as a Best Place to Work as it recognizes our commitment to our most valuable asset – our employees,” said Clare Hart, CEO of Sterling Talent Solutions. “At Sterling, just as we are continuously investing in our innovative, cloud-based products and technologies, we are also continuously investing in our talent and our culture. We will continue to focus on fostering a work environment that values people, promotes teamwork and diversity, and honors innovative thinking.”

SweetIQ by ReachLocal Wins Best in Biz Awards, BIG Award for Business and 2017 One Planet Award for Product of the Year

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“We’re honored to be recognized by well respected and competitive awards programs. As technologists working to evolve local marketing for brands in a rapidly changing landscape, it’s exciting to have our Store Locator Software named Product of the Year by three independent third-parties,” said Mohannad (Mo) El-Barachi, General Manager at SweetIQ and Senior Vice President at ReachLocal. “Our team’s mission is to help brands create deeper consumer connections that drive in-store traffic, and our Store Locator Software is just one way we’re making that happen.”

TCS New York City Marathon App Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“Once again, the TCS New York City Marathon official race app set new records in terms of technical innovations, downloads and usage of its features on race day, receiving an overwhelming positive response,” said Surya Kant, President, North America, UK and Europe, TCS. “We will continue each year to deliver on our promise of making the TCS New York City Marathon the most technically advanced race in the world, and we are proud of this recognition from Best in Biz Awards.”

The ExecRanks Honored by Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“It’s an honor to be recognized by Best in Biz Awards for the growth of our business,” said Jonathan Aspatore, CEO of The ExecRanks. “The biggest driver for our success is our unique ability to blend technology and personal touch to connect companies with qualified board members. In the next year as we continue to grow our core business, we’re looking forward to enhancing the services we offer to both our executive and corporate clients through new advisory products and solutions.”

Transitions in Progress (TIP Assessment®) Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“The TIP team is really proud of this recognition from such an esteemed group of judges. We have worked hard to perfect our process and are elated about this recognition and award.” commented Carla Villarreal, CEO and President, Transitions in Progress, LLC.

Untangle Captures Two SMB Product Excellence Awards

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“We thank the Best in Biz judges for recognizing Untangle’s leadership in building network security solutions for the SMB market,” said Scott Devens, chief executive officer at Untangle. “Untangle continues to deliver innovative, enterprise-grade products to the underserved, below-enterprise market. Powerful, flexible, cost-effective solutions like NG Firewall and Command Center empower SMBs to exploit the efficiencies that the cloud is bringing to the enterprise.”

Vlocity Receives Significant Industry Awards for Company Excellence, Product Innovation and Customer Success

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Best in Biz Awards: Vlocity has been named an Enterprise Product of the Year – Sales Software winner in Best in Biz Awards. Since 2011, Best in Biz Awards, Inc. has made its mark as one of the only independent business awards programs judged each year by prominent reporters and editors from top-tier publications around the world. Each year, Best in Biz Awards’ entrants span the spectrum, from some of the most innovative local startups to some of the most recognizable global brands.

WCN Wins for HR Software in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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Charles Hipps, founder and CEO of WCN, commented, “Being recognized by the industry’s top journalists and analysts in Best in Biz Awards is a huge honor for WCN. We’ve had a tremendous year and look forward to helping more organizations with their recruiting needs in 2018.”

Weather Trends International Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“It’s always very encouraging to have independent validation that you’re on the right path, but the comment that the judges were especially impressed with wt360 is humbling,” said Captain Bill Kirk, CEO & Co-founder Weather Trends International. “This is our 14th business technology award so we’re very excited about what we’re doing to help large multi-national retailers, suppliers, thousands of small business/farmers and financial services around the world become PROACTIVE not REACTIVE with our year-ahead weather and sales forecasting technology.”

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting Captures Two Wins in 2017 Best in Biz Awards

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Wolters Kluwer’s CCH AnswerConnect solution earned a Silver award as the “Most Innovative Service of the Year” while Karen Abramson, Global CEO for the Tax & Accounting division of Wolters Kluwer, was recognized with a Bronze award in the “Executive of the Year – Large Companies” category. The Best in Biz Awards is the only independent business awards program judged by prominent members of the media in North America.

Wolters Kluwer’s CT Corporation Wins Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“As a result, we’ve seen adoption of the Business License Hub grow dramatically,” continued Stein. “This is gratifying because our goal is always to help our clients simplify compliance so they can focus on what matters most: building their businesses. The Best in Biz award is fantastic validation in addition to the customer feedback.”

Xcel Brands, Inc. Named Winner in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“We are honored to be recognized as one of the top Companies of the Year by the Best in Biz Awards,” said Xcel Brands Chairman and CEO, Robert D’Loren. “This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team, and the success and innovation that we’ve brought to our brands and retail partners through our fast-to-market approach. We are looking forward to the company’s continued innovation and the growth it will drive in 2018.”

The Best in Biz Awards Honor Yext’s Healthcare Knowledge Engine and Intelligent Search Tracker

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We are proud to announce that Yext has won two silver Best in Biz Awards — the first for Best New Product of the Year in the healthcare category for the Yext Healthcare Knowledge Engine, and the second for Best New Product Feature, honoring our Intelligent Search Tracker.

YouEarnedIt Wins Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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“Best in Biz Awards recognized our mission to make work both meaningful and rewarding for employees while giving business and HR leaders better tools to drive a more engaged and productive workforce,” said Autumn Manning, co-founder and CEO of YouEarnedIt. “Considering the great company we are in with our fellow category winners, we’re thrilled to see the YouEarnedIt platform and our approach to engagement celebrated with this distinguished group.”

Zonar Wins Bronze for Best Place to Work from Best in Biz Awards

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“Our team at Zonar is passionate about helping our customers stay safe and drive smart on the road, and each day our team works together and supports one another to achieve this common goal,” said Paul Kemp, Chief People Officer at Zonar. “Our values – ingenuity, excellence, passion, integrity, gratitude and fun are an inherent part of the culture at the company, and I’m proud to be part of such a dedicated and committed group of people.”

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Winners Announced in Best in Biz Awards 2017

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Each year, Best in Biz Awards’ entrants span the spectrum, from some of the most recognizable global brands and blue-chip companies that form the bedrock of the world economy to mom-and-pop shops, Shark Tank participants and some of the most innovative start-ups. The seventh annual program was particularly hotly contested, with more than 650 entries from an impressive array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada.

Since 2011, winners of Best in Biz Awards have been determined based on scoring from independent judging panels composed of prominent editors and reporters from some of the most respected newspapers, TV outlets, and business, consumer, technology and trade publications in North America. Best in Biz Awards’ uniqueness stems, in part, from this distinct composition of its judging panels, allowing it to best leverage the judges’ unparalleled expertise, experience and objectivity to determine award winners. Among others, the 2017 judging panel included: Accounting Today, AdWeek, Associated Press, Atlanta Tribune, Business News Daily, Consumer Affairs, Entrepreneur, eWeek, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Healthcare Innovation News, Inc., Investment Advisor Magazine, Laptop, MediaPost, Pittsburgh Business Times, Security Products Magazine, Wired, WLRN and Yahoo Tech.

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