It is truly an honor to be recognized by my peers in the Arizona technology community.
Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 31, 2012
Appointment-Plus, the worldwide leader in mobile and online scheduling software for small and medium-sized businesses, is proud to announce that founder and CEO Bob La Loggia has been named the 2012 Ed Denison Business Leader of the Year by the Arizona Technology Council in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority.
La Loggia will be recognized at the 10th Annual Governor’s Celebration of Innovation awards reception Nov. 8 at the Phoenix Convention Center.
A global pioneer in designing online appointment scheduling solutions for businesses, La Loggia has guided the evolution of Appointment-Plus from a small, unfunded start-up to the world’s premier online scheduler that has booked almost 100 million appointments since its launch in 2001. Over 5,000 clients in 16 countries rely on it to book an average of three million appointments monthly. The company now employs over 60 professionals at its Scottsdale headquarters and continues to expand.
“It is truly an honor to be recognized by my peers in the Arizona technology community,” says La Loggia. “The Appointment-Plus team and I are extremely proud of the accomplishments achieved over the years, and we look forward to continued innovation and contributions to businesses in Arizona, the nation and throughout the world.”
Appointment-Plus gives businesses the tools to completely automate appointment-scheduling processes, including online customer self-scheduling, automated appointment reminders, online payment options, integrations with existing systems, e-marketing, and syncs with popular and commonly-used software applications.
Presented by Gov. Jan Brewer, the Ed Denison Business Leader of the Year Award recognizes an individual who contributes to Arizona’s technology industry through sustained growth of his or her business or company. Among the leadership qualities considered are entrepreneurship, community involvement and management expertise.
The Governor's Celebration of Innovation is Arizona's largest annual awards gala that honors the state’s technology leaders and innovators.
About Appointment-Plus: Appointment-Plus is the worldwide leader in mobile and online appointment scheduling software for small and medium-sized businesses, with three million appointments booked every month and nearly a billion dollars in commerce conducted annually through its system. Its Scheduling Cloud™ API also enables larger organizations to build custom applications on the powerful Appointment-Plus engine, while its integrated Marketplace allows businesses to easily interface with Microsoft Outlook Calendar, Google Calendar, Constant Contact, QuickBooks and other popular business tools. Launched in 2001, Appointment-Plus was the industry pioneer in online scheduling software, utilizing the software-as-a-service (SaaS) business model since its inception.