Posts Tagged ‘codie awards’
Last night, TravelMuse won Best Online Consumer Information Service at the Software & Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) 24th Annual CODiE Awards! The CODiEs are the only peer-reviewed awards within the software and content industries, so we’re thrilled to have been selected!
More than 850 nominations were shortlisted to 345 finalists, by a panel of expert judges, from which more than 70 CODiE winners were chosen for 2009.
TravelMuse is excited to have been selected over some great sites, including nationalgeographic.com, which was also selected as a CODiE Finalist.
“Now in its 24th year, the CODiE Awards continue to recognize those companies providing the best new technology products and services across a broad array of industries,” noted SIIA President Ken Wasch. “In addition, its winners are a prolific testament to the power of technology to deliver innovative solutions to businesses and consumers. SIIA warmly congratulates all of the winners and nominees of the CODiE Awards, whose innovation is essential for continuing America’s leadership in the global knowledge economy.”
A complete list of winners is available at http://siia.net/codies/2009/winners.asp.
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. For further information, visit www.siia.net.
We are thrilled to be selected as a finalist in the 2009 Software & Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) CODiE Awards!
The CODiE Awards have been running since 1986 and celebrate outstanding achievement and vision in the software, digital information and education technology industries.
This year we were considered alongside 850 nominations from 600 companies. Entries were reviewed by 190 judges, who selected 345 finalists in 71 categories.
TravelMuse is a finalist in the Best Online Consumer Information Services category, alongside:
- nationalgeographic.com, National Geographic Society
- www.criminalsearches.com, PeopleFinders.com
- HeritageQuest Online, ProQuest.com
According to SIIA president Ken Wasch, “The competition is particularly steep this year during the 2th Annual SIIA CODiE Awards, making selection as a CODiE Finalist a real achievement. All the companies on this year’s list of CODiE Finalists should feel justifiably proud of their accomplishment in making it to this stage, and have much excitement to look forward to regarding the upcoming CODiE Awards voting!”
The next step in the process brings the Finalist products before the SIIA members for their votes to determine the winners in each category. The 2009 CODiE Awards will be presented at a gala event on May 5, 2009, at the historic Palace Hotel in San Francisco, Calif.
A complete list of the 2009 CODiE Awards Finalists can be seen here: www.siia.net/codies/2009/finalist_list.asp
Wish us luck!