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Vision Critical Sweeps Coveted Industry Awards Across North America
Vision Critical, the leading provider of insight community technologies, today announced that is has been honored by nine organizations since January 1, 2013, including top ranks in the PROFIT 500, Branham300 and Honomichl Top 50. Additionally, the Market Research and Intelligence Association (MRIA), American Business Awards, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year program, Best in Biz Awards, Red Herring North America 100 and Business in Vancouver have all acknowledged Vision Critical for its growth and the value the business brings to the technology and research community throughout North America.
Since January, Vision Critical Has Been Recognized by the PROFIT 500, Honomichl Top 50, Ernst & Young, American Business Awards and Others
Award highlights include:
The PROFIT 500 has ranked Vision Critical as number 178 overall and number 16 in the software company category.
For 25 years, the PROFIT 500 has ranked Canada’s fastest-growing companies by five-year revenue growth nationally, regionally and by industry.
Honomichl Top 50
Vision Critical has been listed as number 23 in this year’s Honomichl Top 50 Report, an annual list of highest revenue generating market research firms in the U.S.
The complete list is published every summer in the American Marketing Association’s monthly magazine, Marketing News, by research industry veterans Jack Honomichl and Laurence N. Gold from Inside Research.
This year, the Branham300 ranked Vision Critical as number four in the software as a service (SaaS) category, number 10 in the software company category and number 60 in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) company category.
The Branham300 is the definitive listing of Canada’s top publicly traded and privately held ICT companies, as ranked by revenues.
American Business Awards
The American Business Awards named Vision Critical a finalist in the Best New Product or Service category across Business to Business Products – Computer Software for the company’s BERA product.
Also known as the Stevie Awards, the American Business Awards are the premier business awards program in the U.S. Judged each year by more than 200 executives nationwide, the awards look at companies across all industries, executives, teams, campaigns and more. Gold, silver and bronze winners will be announced in September.
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year program has named Andrew Reid, founder, president and chief product officer as a finalist in the Pacific region under the information technology category.
For 20 years, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards have honored Canada’s most inspiring entrepreneurs, shining the spotlight on game-changing business creators. The program spans more than 140 cities in 50 countries, which together represent more than 90 percent of the global economy. Winners will be announced in October at the annual awards gala.
Best in Biz Awards 2013 International
Vision Critical has been named a Gold winner in the Most Customer Friendly Company of the Year category in the Best in Biz Awards 2013 International competition.
Best in Biz Awards International is an awards program that yearly honors companies, teams, executives and products worldwide for their business successes in the previous and current year. It is the only international business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts.
Red Herring North America 100
Red Herring North America 100 has included Vision Critical in its list of 100 exciting technology startups.
Since 1996, the Red Herring 100 has highlighted new, fast growing and innovative technology companies from Asia, Europe and the Americas.
MRIA Gold Seal Corporate Certification
MRIA has accredited Vision Critical as a Gold Seal Corporate Member, the highest certification a business can receive as part of MRIA.
Corporate research agencies seek to obtain the Gold Seal certification after successfully completing the MRIA Gold Seal certification process.
Business in Vancouver Biggest Software Companies in B.C.
Vision Critical was ranked fifth by Business in Vancouver in its annual Biggest Software Companies in B.C. list.
Business in Vancouver, the flagship publication of Business in Vancouver Media Group, publishes an annual list of the Biggest Software Companies in B.C. based on current number of employees.
For more information about the awards Vision Critical has won to date and to stay current on award wins, please visit our awards page: www.visioncritical.com/awards.
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