Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014
M2SYS Technology is among four of Atlanta’s most notable leaders in international business selected by the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) as a 2014 Global Impact Award winner. The annual Global Impact Awards event honors international business excellence, innovation and leadership.
Award finalists and winners were honored at an April 23 luncheon event at the Georgia Aquarium.
The event winners by category are:
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) – Interroll, an international leader in supplying key products for internal logistics.
Trade – Guided Therapeutics, the maker of a rapid and painless testing platform that utilizes light for the early detection of disease at the cellular level.
Service Provider – InterContinental Hotels Group, a global organization of hotel and resort brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE™.
Innovation – M2SYS Technology, a global leader in the human recognition and identity management technology industry.
Global Impact – This special award was given to the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), which plans, manages and mobilizes state resources to attract new business investments to Georgia, drive the expansion of existing industry and small business and more. GDEcD is the state’s sales and marketing arm and lead agency developing new domestic and international markets. Additionally, it promotes Georgia as a top destination for arts event, film, music and digital entertainment projects.
“All of the companies we recognized today understand that global business is vital to driving economic development in our region,” said Hala Moddelmog, MAC president and CEO. “We applaud their outstanding efforts in innovation that create jobs and fill the talent pipeline.”
“We are honored to be recognized as a driving innovative force in our industry, and thank the Atlanta Chamber for this prestigious award,” commented Mizan Rahman, Founder and CEO of M2SYS Technology. “We take pride in our position as a global innovator to continue our development of Intrinsic Human Recognition™ platforms that recognize people across any medium, within any industry, and for any business process or personal interaction. Our ubiquitous recognition system will redefine how the world will establish trust to protect businesses and consumers, safeguard personal identities, mitigate fraud, and provide peace of mind.”
Each year, the Global Impact Awards showcase excellence and innovation in international business, honoring MAC members who have gone above and beyond, exhibiting excellence in the area of global commerce.
The FDI category recognizes companies that have established a presence in metro Atlanta that has been significant in terms of capital investment, high quality job creation, community leadership and sustainable practices.
The Trade category recognizes a company that has operations in metro Atlanta and has exhibited significant growth in terms of capital investment and high quality job creation as a result of international trade, community leadership and sustainable practices.
The Service Provider category recognizes a company in metro Atlanta that has played a significant role in increasing high quality job creation by attracting capital investment to metro Atlanta and by fostering international trade through methods that go above and beyond the normal scope of business. This category also recognizes companies that have taken an active role in the leadership or betterment of our community at large and employed sustainable practices.
The Innovation category recognizes a company recognizes a technology, or technology-enabled company that has introduced/leveraged innovation to grow in 2013.
About M2SYS Technology
Founded in 2002, M2SYS Technology delivers innovative, scalable, and ubiquitous identity management solutions for hundreds of millions of users in over 100 countries. These solutions increase security and convenience while saving money, building accountability and establishing trust for governments and businesses in many industries. Recognized for numerous industry accolades, including Frost & Sullivan’s 2011 New Product Innovation Award and 2014 awards for innovation from the Technology Association of Georgia and the Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce, M2SYS is in the vanguard of seamless human recognition, developing technology that will create a safer and smarter world. The M2SYS Corporate Blog can be found at blog.m2sys.com.
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About the Metro Atlanta Chamber
Everything we do at the Metro Atlanta Chamber is about building our economy and creating prosperity to help Atlanta thrive. Our board is made up of Atlanta's top business leaders. Our professional staff serves more than 3,000 member companies that employ nearly 1 million workers. We focus on helping small businesses and mid-size companies grow, helping entrepreneurs get started, and recruiting companies nationally and internationally in our key industries: bioscience, clean technology, health IT, mobility, supply chain and advanced manufacturing, and technology. In public policy, we tackle critical issues to support infrastructure and quality of life. For members, we offer 200+ events and activities each year. In sports, MAC's Atlanta Sports Council has helped drive almost $2 billion in economic impact through sporting events over the last 10 years. Visit our website at http://www.metroatlantachamber.com.