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PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - Oct 13, 2015) - Today, the Business Intelligence Group announced the winners of the 2015 BIG Awards for Business program. Using a proprietary judging process scored by well-known and experienced leaders and executives from around the globe, the BIG Awards specialize in recognizing top-performing companies and organizations.

"Ambition, focus and execution are all characteristics of this year's winners," said Russ Fordyce, Managing Director of the Business Intelligence Group. "Our judges were inspired by the people behind the great performances and those who led these organizations to excel. We are so incredibly proud to reward each and every winner and finalist."

Case Study of the Year
Bluebeam Case Study: Mortenson Construction - www.bluebeam.com/us/mortenson

Company of the Year 
BroadbandTV (Media) - www.bbtv.vom
ClearSlide (Technology - Small Company) - www.clearslide.com
Creative Lodging Solutions (Transportation and Travel) - www.yourcls.com
hi HealthInnovations (Healthcare) - www.hihealthinnovations.com
Idea Bank (Financial) - www.ideabank.pl
MarketingVitals.com (Food and Beverage) - www.marketingvitals.com
Pluralsight (Education) - www.pluralsight.com
ProSight Specialty Insurance (Insurance) - www.prosightspecialty.com
thebigword (Technology - Enterprise Company) - www.thebigword.com

Entrepreneur Award 
Michael Tetterton, Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Creative Lodging Solutions (Transportation and Travel) - www.yourcls.com
Sean Ramsden, Chief Executive, Ramsden International (Food and Beverage) - www.ramsden-International.com

Executive of the Year
Rom Krupp, Chief Executive Officer, MarketingVItals.com - www.marketingvitals.com 

New Product of the Year 
3M™ True Definition Scanner (Healthcare) - www.3m.com/TrueDef
Applied Predictive Technologies Space Planning Optimizer (Technology - Enterprise Company) - www.predictivetechnologies.com
ClearSlide Mail (Technology - Small Company) - www.clearslide.com/csmail
Ribose Secure Collaboration Platform (Online) - www.ribose.com
Vena Financial Close Management (Financial) - www.venasolutions.com

Product of the Year 
Madison Performance Group's Maestro - www.madisonpg.com/maestro
Masergy's Software Defined Network Platform (Technology) - www.masergy.com/innovations
SPLICE Software's Late Payment Reminders (Telecommunications) - www.splicesoftware.com
Travel Leaders Corporate's Travel Wire (Transportation and Travel) - www.travelleaders.com
UnitedHealthcare's myClaims Manager (Healthcare) - www.uhc.com

Small Business Executive of the Year 
Shannon Gougis, Vice President, Team Resources & Talent Acquisition, Divurgent (Healthcare) - www.divurgent.com
Carolyn Hundley, Founder, Chief Culture & Development Officer, Creative Lodging Solutions
(Transportation and Travel) - www.yourcls.com

Small Business of the Year
Divurgent, LLC (Healthcare) - www.divurgent.com
Expensify (Financial) - www.expensify.com

Start-up of the Year
Velocloud - www.velocloud.com

Woman of the Year
Kim Reed Perell, President, Amobee (Enterprise Company) - www.amobee.com
Shahrzad Rafati, Founder and CEO, BroadbandTV (Small Company) - www.bbtv.com

The Business Intelligence Group also named several companies as finalists in the 2015 BIG Awards for Business; these include Agilysys rGuest® Stay, IgnitionOne AppAudience, FinancialForce.com, Leadspace, Magnitude Software, Qnovo QNS Battery Improvement Software and TouchCommerce.

The company also announced the deadline of December 4th for the annual Big Innovation Awards. "Innovation is clearly driving growth across the globe and within every industry. Technology has changed every aspect of our personal and professional lives," Fordyce said. "We look forward to showcasing the innovations driving this change."

Organizations that would like more information about the 2016 BIG Innovation Awards and past winners can visit the company's website.

About Business Intelligence Group
The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry award programs, business executives--those with experience and knowledge--judge the programs. The organization's proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and then rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.

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