Accountex Announces the 2016 Meridian in Technology Winners

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Receipt Bank, Expensify, Businest, and RIVIO to be Honored at Accountex USA


Meridian in Technology Awards

Judging the Meridian Awards this year was both a challenge and a privilege. Innovation in this sector moves at a blistering speed and it can be easy to miss some real gems. Congratulations to all who took part.

Accountex announced the winners of the Meridian in Technology Awards presented in partnership with AccountingWEB. The new award program replaced the Sleeter Awesome App awards and recognizes the highest quality software solutions available in the SMB accounting software space. Each year, a panel of experts research solutions to identify the companies and products who deliver a product of excellence to the community.

The program is beneficial for emerging companies who wish to accelerate their marketing efforts in the SMB marketplace as well as for established companies who are launching a new feature or product. The Meridian in Technology Awards recognizes four outstanding organizations based on the category that they excel in:
1.    Best User Interface: Receipt Bank
2.    Outstanding Partner Program: Expensify
3.    Blue Ocean App: RIVIO
4.    The App you SHOULD be Using: Businest

The panel of experts that reviewed each nomination and decided the winners includes: Dawn Brolin, Randy Johnston, Donny Shimamoto, Greg LaFollette, Clayton Oates, Doug Sleeter, Stacey Byrne, Andy North, Rick Armstrong, Cindy Schroeder, and Mathew Heggem. The distinguished panel is comprised of thought leaders, recognized visionaries in accounting technology, CPA’s, firm owners, and individuals that educate to help mold the accounting profession.

Award winners will be honored on Thursday, November 17th at the 2016 Accountex USA Conference and Expo, and will be featured on AccountingWEB as well as in various newsletters and featured press throughout the year. Andy North, Global Publisher at AccountingWEB, commented on the program: "Judging the Meridian Awards this year was both a challenge and a privilege. Innovation in this sector moves at a blistering speed and it can be easy to miss some real gems. Congratulations to all who took part!"

Accountex, the leading independent conference on accounting technology, provides a four-day schedule focused around the solutions that move accounting forward. The educational conference offers CPE with content from more than a single vendor perspective. The conference is the premier event of the year for the accounting professional and add-on developer community and is being held at the Mirage Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, November 15-18, 2016.

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About Accountex
Accountex USA is the largest independent accounting technology conference and expo, leading the way for an inclusive approach to education on latest trends and technologies. Accountex USA publishes a content rich online magazine, the Accountex Report, which features daily articles to help move accounting forward and address common business process and organizational needs for SMB’s. Accountex developed the Accounting Technology Ecosystem™ which is the leading product roadmap for an expansive marketplace of accounting and business software solutions; Accountex is the parent company of the Sleeter Group, an online community of accounting professionals, and honors both vendors and practitioners with annual awards programs for excellence.

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