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Hipcricket Named One of Washington's Best Workplaces by Puget Sound Business Journal

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwired - Jun 18, 2014) - Hipcricket, Inc. ( OTCBB : HIPP ) ( OTCQB : HIPP ), the leader in mobile engagement and analytics, was named a finalist for the Puget Sound Business Journal's 2014 Washington's Best Workplaces awards.

The program was launched in 2007 to identify and recognize best practices in the hiring and retention of great people. After an extensive and rigorous process, which included the completion of surveys by nominee-company employees, workplaces in four categories were identified as Washington's best based on their various employee benefits, leadership, culture and work/life balance philosophies.

"We're delighted to be recognized as a 'Best Workplace' finalist," said Doug Stovall, president and chief operating officer at Hipcricket. "Our employees are the key to Hipcricket's continued momentum and success. We've built a culture that rewards and honors people who work hard and contribute to our success. We are proud that the Puget Sound Business Journal recognizes that."

The finalists will be celebrated at a one-of-a-kind awards event at Safeco Field on August 14. Honorees and the public alike are invited to celebrate the workplace accomplishments of these companies from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The celebration will include ballpark food and drink, walking the bases, games, and an awards ceremony.

About Hipcricket
Hipcricket, Inc. ( OTCBB : HIPP ) & ( OTCQB : HIPP ) provides a unified mobile engagement platform that drives awareness, sales and loyalty. Its AD LIFE® platform has been used by internationally recognized brands and agencies to power more than 400,000 campaigns across SMS, 2D/QR codes, mobile websites, advertising networks, social media and branded apps. For additional Hipcricket news and information, visit www.hipcricket.com or text "NEWS" to 24474.

Hipcricket®, AD LIFE® and the Hipcricket logo are trademarks of Hipcricket, Inc. All rights reserved. 2009-14.

About Puget Sound Business Journal
The Business Journal is the region's premier source of business information, serving an unparalleled audience of business and community leaders. In addition to the weekly newspaper, the Business Journal provides daily updates via its web site and email alerts. The company also plays a vital role in bringing the area's leadership community together by hosting a wide variety of events throughout the year, from the Washington's Best Workplaces event at Safeco Field to the annual 100 Fastest Growing Companies celebration to the Women of Influence awards event. Puget Sound Business Journal is a unit of American City Business Journals, which provides business coverage in 43 local markets throughout the United States. Visit Puget Sound Business Journal on the web at www.pugetsoundbusinessjournal.com.

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