NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Travelong, a travel company that’s one part travel management, one part travel web site and one part technology infrastructure, has recently been honored as a recipient of Sabre Travel Network’s first ever Peak of Excellence award for its achievements in 2009. Travelong, established in 1933, is located in New York City and serves more than 100 corporate clients.
Awards and Honors News - Page 20
Page 20 of Awards and Honors News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.
CheapOair Receives Prestigious LinkShare 2010 Golden Link Publisher’s Choice Award and Innovative Advertiser of the Year Nomination
| From: CheapOair
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapOair.com, a top ten online travel agency in North America, won the prestigious LinkShare 2010 Golden Link Publisher’s Choice Award and received an Innovative Advertiser of the Year nomination. These accolades are awarded to affiliate programs that push for the implementation of new technology, promote revenue-producing campaigns, utilize unique initiatives that have facilitated new partnerships, increased sales and delivered great ROI.
‘Thriller’ Creative Nets Silver Davey Award for Austin’s MDS Advertising, and Won More Healthcare-Industry Client Business
| From: MDS Advertising
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In tough economic times, advertising dollars are held more tightly than gold. So it’s newsworthy when a company not only invests, but takes risks, to promote its business. Now MDS Advertising, an Austin ad agency, is winning the confidence of ROI-conscious companies with breakthrough creative that’s returning more than its weight in results-it already earned an industry award.
MMDI Named Among ‘Top 50 Companies to Watch’ in the Medical Device Industry by Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry Magazine (MD+DI)
| From: Minnesota Medical Development, Inc.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that it has been named as one of the ‘Top 50 Companies to Watch’ in the medical device industry by Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI) magazine. MMDI was chosen because of its ability to achieve success and also for its ability to manufacture products that have the potential to revolutionize care practices.
| From: CMI
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI has been ranked #42 on the 2010 Honomichl Top 50 list of the United States’ largest marketing research organizations – up from a #45 ranking last year. Companies appearing on the list are ranked by annual revenues for the preceding year. CMI reported revenues of $15 million, an increase of 6.4 percent from 2008.
| From: Upland Architects, Inc.
SALEM, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Upland Architects, Inc. announced today that the company was presented the Best Mid-Budget Remodel Award by Convenience Store News for their design of the Tedeschi Food Shop located on Loring Street in Salem, MA. This is the seventh location designed by Upland Architects, Inc. and the 190th location opened by Tedeschi Food Shops.
| From: Loan-Score Decisioning Systems
IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Loan-Score Decisioning Systems, an enterprise-class pricing automated underwriting solution provider, announced that its SVP of marketing has been named to National Mortgage Professional magazine’s Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40 list. Loan-Score’s Joe Bowerbank is recognized for his industry contributions to evangelize, market and drive the use of leading-edge technology among lending institutions.
Fundraising Book Wins Indie Book Award, Offering Ideas for People Who Raise Money to Help Homeless Animals
| From: Logical Expressions, Inc.
SANDPOINT, Idaho (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new book called ‘Funds to the Rescue: 101 Fundraising Ideas for Humane and Animal Rescue Groups’ (ISBN: 978-0-9749245-9-5; LCCN: 2009905962; Logical Expressions, Inc.) was named the Winner in the How To category of the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.
| From: Marinello Schools of Beauty
WHITTIER, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leading chain of beauty schools on the West Coast, recently had three of its brightest stars place in the 4th annual Junior Style Stars National Hair Competition. Marinello was the only beauty school with three students ranked in the top ten. The Junior Style Stars National Hair Competition is the largest cosmetology student competition in the world.
| From: Village 1 Hour Cleaners Laguna Niguel
LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Village 1 Hour Cleaners has earned the prestigious Award of Excellence for Quality and Customer Service. This prestigious international award program is administered by the Clothing Care Council, a Washington D.C. based group. Dry cleaners must pass rigorous tests not only in the area of advanced dry cleaning but also in customer service. To date, approximately 140 companies around the world have attained the Award of Excellence.
| From: Momentum Transport
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport – Momentum Freight, the nation’s premier auto and freight transport provider, has once again garnered the Better Business Bureau’s coveted Winner of Distinction award. This marks the third straight year (2008, 2009, and 2010) that Momentum has received this honor. The Winner of Distinction award recognizes companies who demonstrate a consistent commitment to ethics, overall excellence, and quality in the workplace.
| From: 3scale
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 3scale has been included in the list of ‘Cool Vendors’ in the March 2010 ‘Cool Vendors in Cloud Management, 2010’ report by Gartner, Inc. With 3scale CONNECT, the company’s Plug and Play self-service solution and 3scale ENTERPRISE, a tailor-made solution for enterprises, 3scale provides innovative companies with the tools needed to build and develop their API business and embrace the future of the cloud.
Integrative Logic Earns 2010 AMY Award from Atlanta Chapter of the American Marketing Association for Work with Galderma Laboratories
| From: Integrative Logic
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integrative Logic, a leading full-service, integrated database marketing provider, earned a 2010 Atlanta Marketer of the Year (AMY) Award from the Atlanta Chapter of the American Marketing Association for Differin.com. The 2010 AMY Awards are open to corporate and agency marketing professionals in Georgia.
| From: Georgia Association of Business Brokers
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The economy may be in a slump, but 13 members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) helped enough business owners buy and sell $30 million worth of businesses to earn membership to the organization’s prestigious Million Dollar Club for 2009. Each year the GABB, the state’s only professional association dedicated to buying and selling business, recognizes the state’s outstanding business brokers.
| From: Five x Five
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) has selected Five x Five, a marketing analytics company offering cutting edge marketing optimization technology, as one of the Top 10 Innovative Companies in Georgia. The TAG Top 10 are selected from the Top 40 list and chosen based on a number of criteria, including: degree of innovation; scope and financial impact of innovation; likelihood of success; and promotion of Georgia’s innovative efforts nationally and internationally.
San Diego Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Amir M. Karam Named 2010 Best Cosmetic Surgeon by Ranch and Coast Magazine
| From: Dr. Amir M. Karam
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Amir M. Karam has received the 2010 Readers Choice Award and named the 2010 Best Cosmetic Surgeon by Ranch and Coast Magazine. The annual honor is awarded by readership voters of Ranch and Coast Magazine and featured in the ‘2010 Best of in Health and Beauty Section’ of the March edition. The publication highlights practices that exemplify excellence in their specialty and have a high level of patient satisfaction.
KnowledgeAdvisors Named Finalist by U.S. Chamber of Commerce for 2010 Blue Ribbon DREAM BIG Small Business Award
| From: KnowledgeAdvisors
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has been named a finalist for the 2010 Blue Ribbon DREAM BIG Small Business Award as named by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
| From: CoreObjects Software Corporation
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CoreObjects is proud to announce the achievement of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) ‘Excellence Award’ for their role in helping launch a product that enhances the quality of life for patients suffering from diabetes. CoreObjects and their customer Piramal Healthcare shared PMI’s ‘Project Management Excellence Award’ for their management of the concept and development of the HbA1c Blood Sugar Analysis device, designed for diabetes patients.
| From: CheapOair
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapOair, a top ten rated online travel agency proudly accepts their award for ‘2009 Outstanding Sales Agency for Korean Air.’ Since its inception, CheapOair has evolved into one of the most recognized online travel brands for their commitment to excellence in customer service, domestic and international cheap flights and affordable travel deals for the most discerning, budget conscious traveler. CheapOair is proud to offer their customers Korean Air flights.
Newport Beach Plastic Surgeon Dr. Michael Sundine Named 2010 Physician of Excellence by The Orange County Medical Association
| From: Dr. Michael Sundine
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Orange County Medical Association (OCMA) has named Dr. Michael Sundine a 2010 Physician of Excellence in Plastic Surgery. The annual honor is awarded by the OCMA and published by Orange Coast Magazine to recognize physicians who exemplify excellence in their specialty, demonstrate outstanding leadership, teaching and mentoring qualities as well as participate in research and humanitarian services. Dr. Sundine has been named a Physician of Excellence in Plastic Surgery for five consecutive years.
| From: CustomXM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CustomXM, a Central Arkansas marketing services provider, was the winner of the 2009 Arkansas Business of the Year award in Category 1 (businesses with 25 or fewer employees) at the annual event at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock on Wednesday, Feb. 24. The event was well attended and supported by the statewide business community.
| From: Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) continue solidify their reputation as leading reproductive care centers in the United States, according to the newest data from the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART). Sher Institutes achieved among the highest IVF success rates in several categories.
| From: Author D.L. Carroll
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Children’s Chapter Book, ‘Sir Licksalot and The Maverick Fools’ (ISBN-10: 1-60474-917-2), wins a 2009 Readers Favorite Award. In a statement made by Author D.L. Carroll, ‘This book was written for tweens who hate to read. Providing these children with a story that they can actually enjoy is inspiring. To be recognized by industry professionals is incredibly rewarding. I am currently working on the second book in the series.’
‘The Smarter Preschooler: Unlocking Your Child’s Intellectual Potential’ Receives The Gold Mom’s Choice Award
| From: Renee and Mike Mosiman
MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authors Renee and Mike Mosiman have received the Gold Mom’s Choice Award for their book ‘The Smarter Preschooler: Unlocking Your Child’s Intellectual Potential’ (ISBN: 978-0-9816426-5-9). The Mom’s Choice Awards (MCA) is an awards program that recognizes authors, inventors, companies, parents and others for their efforts in creating quality family-friendly media, products and services.
| From: Citizen Canine
OAKLAND, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In today’s flailing economy, if business owners wish to survive, they must find ways to set their services and products apart from the rest. That’s just what Citizen Canine – an innovative dog daycare facility and hotel – has done. Citizen Canine has not only survived, it has thrived and continues to grow by improving its quality of care and services. In fact, this high-end dog hotel recently applied for and was awarded the highest level of dog care and customer service in the field.
| From: Charlie Allen Restorations
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boston Home magazine has named Cambridge-based Charlie Allen Restorations as the region’s best restoration contractor of 2010. The magazine’s editors describe the winning firm as follows: ‘When your contractor is frequently compared to Honest Abe, you know you’re working with someone special. A Harvard grad with a Lincolnesque beard, Charlie Allen has pursued the art of historic restoration and renovation since 1978.’
| From: ENow, inc.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ENow, Inc., a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner specializing in high-end Exchange consulting and the development of software to simplify Exchange system management, announced today that its award-winning monitoring and reporting solution Mailscape was selected as the winner in the Exchange Server Administration category of the MSExchange.org Readers’ Choice survey for the second year running.
| From: PCE Health and Fitness
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The new compact LifeSpan TR200 folding treadmill, made by PCE Health and Fitness, was highly praised by treadmill review groups in recent reviews of the best treadmills for 2010. The compact TR200 folding treadmill received awards for Best New Treadmill, Recommended Unique Design, and Best Treadmill under $1000.
| From: PCE Health and Fitness
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New compact LifeSpan Elliptical Trainers, made by PCE Health and Fitness, were highly rated in annual fitness equipment reviews of best treadmills and elliptical trainers for 2010. The LifeSpan EL3000i elliptical trainer received a Best New Elliptical award from Treadmill Doctor. ‘LifeSpan’s EL3000i elliptical is a good value for the money,’ says Treadmill Doctor.
Phoenix Construction Group Receives Two Gold PRISM Awards from the Builders Association of Greater Boston
| From: Phoenix Construction Group, Inc.
WATERTOWN, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix Construction Group, Inc. (PCGI), one of Boston’s leading residential and commercial design/build firms, has been awarded two Gold PRISM Awards from the Builders Association of Greater Boston. The awards, which recognize housing industry professionals for excellence in building, design, sales and marketing, were presented to PCGI principals Dani Chedid and Karnig Ostayan at a gala ceremony on October 14, 2009.
| From: Home Helpers of Middle Tennessee
NASHVILLE, Tenn. and CINCINNATI, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robert Harter, owner of the Home Helpers and Direct Link in Brentwood, Tenn., was recently honored as the recipient of the 2009 Rookie of the Year Award for Home Helpers, the nation’s leading senior care franchise specializing in non-medical and personal care and companionship for seniors. Harter accepted the honor at the company’s annual national conference in Orlando, Fla., on October 14, 2009.
| From: Interim HealthCare
SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Physical therapists Ed Onofrio of Tucson, Ariz., and Nina Van Beaumont of Omaha, Neb., have been named the 2009 Interim HealthCare Therapists of the Year. Interim is the nation’s largest combined home health care and medical staffing provider, employing more than 75,000 health care workers who serve more than 50,000 people each day. Runners-up for this year’s award were Martha Sandven of St. Paul, Minn., and Rainna Nolan of Atlanta.
University Learning Center Created by Rinella and Rinella Senior Partner Wins Prestigious National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) Award
| From: Rinella and Rinella, Ltd.
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renowned family law firm Rinella and Rinella Ltd. today announced that the learning center founded by its Senior Partner Bernard (Bernie) Rinella has been awarded the 2009 NCLCA/Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award. The Bernard B. Rinella, Jr. Learning Center was established at Miami University – Oxford in 2000.
| From: Tsoi/Kobus and Associates, Inc.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tsoi/Kobus & Associates received a Special Mention award at the American Institute of Architects New England Chapter’s 2009 Design Awards on Saturday, October 3 for its design of the Center for Life Science | Boston, the first speculative, privately-owned, high-rise, multi-tenant laboratory building in the United States. Among 271 entries submitted, 18 received recognition.
| From: PivotPro
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PivotPro announces that its newly-launched golf training aid, the PivotPro, was the recipient of the prestigious ‘Best New Product’ award at the recent PGA Fall Expo in Las Vegas. Out of hundreds of exhibitors, only three companies were nominated for this award. Top buyers from around the globe were present for judging.
| From: Libera, Inc.
ALBANY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The New York State Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped (CBVH) has earned a 2009 ‘Best of New York’ award for its Consumer Information System (CIS) application, developed with Libera, Inc. of Jamestown, NY, a government contractor and software development company. The award was made by the New York State Center for Digital Government and Government Technology in the category of ‘Project Best Advancing Service to the Public.’
| From: DynaStudy, Inc.
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Learning magazine has selected the DynaNotes SmartClings – Graphs instructional kit as a winner of the Learning Magazine 2010 Teachers’ Choice Awards for the Classroom. According to Heather Crews, Learning magazine Award Coordinator, the teacher-judges from across the United States evaluated hundreds of products on ‘quality, instructional value, ease of use, and innovation’ to identify ‘the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products.’
1st Advantage Mortgage, DocuTech, Del Mar DataTrac Named Mortgage Technology’s Synergy Award Finalists
| From: Del Mar DataTrac
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 1st Advantage Mortgage, DocuTech and Del Mar DataTrac (DMD) have been named Mortgage Technology magazine’s Synergy Award finalists, recognizing ‘technology initiatives and alliances that show exemplary interoperability in a production setting to advance the cause of automation and e-commerce,’ according to DMD.
| From: Jimmy Jazz
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The leading urban fashion retailer in the eastern United States, Jimmy Jazz, is now the proud recipient of an Interactive Media Award (IMA). The privately held company was awarded the ‘Best In Class’ prize for its new eCommerce / Lifestyle Web site, JimmyJazz.com.
| From: Voices.com
TORONTO, Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Voices.com, one of North America’s fastest growing Internet brands and digital media companies, is pleased to announce that in PROFIT Magazine’s ’10th Annual PROFIT HOT 50,’ Voices.com has been recognized as Canada’s #20 Emerging Growth Company.