Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 30, 2014
MRIS, the industry-leading Mid-Atlantic Multiple Listing Service (MLS) that facilitates nearly $125 million a day in real estate transactions, is pleased to announce that it has been named a finalist for Washington SmartCEO’s 2014 Voltage Awards.
The Voltage Award program celebrates the ever-increasing role technology innovators and implementers play in the business community as drivers of the technology sector. MRIS was named a finalist in the mid-sized Technology Innovator category for developing new technologies that improve operational efficiencies.
“We are truly honored to be a finalist for this award and to be recognized for our ongoing commitment to the innovation of technology products for real estate professionals and their clients,” said David Charron, MRIS President and CEO. “This recognition celebrates our remarkable team as well as the MRIS customers that provide feedback that helps drive our continued advancement."
MRIS annually invests into technology improvements to enhance the core MLS systems and to develop new products to improve the productivity of over 46,000 real estate professionals throughout the Mid-Atlantic area.
SmartCEO Voltage finalists are recognized for their creative vision, strong leadership and innovative solutions. The 2014 finalists collectively generate more then $360 million in annual revenue and employ over 1,635 individuals.
“It’s no secret that the evolution of technology is what drives business forward. These companies are pushing the limits of innovation — streamlining processes, finding efficiencies and discovering the next great product,” says Jaime Nespor, Regional President of SmartCEO Media. “Sharing their stories is a humbling experience as these companies are the catalysts for our region’s growth and prosperity.”
As a part of the recognition, MRIS will be profiled in the May/June issue of SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at an awards ceremony on May 20, 2014 at the National Press Club.
MRIS is Real Estate in Real Time™. We’re a leading provider of real estate information technology and services, and are frequently ranked among the most productive Multiple Listing Services (MLS) in the nation, facilitating over $45 billion in system wide sales in 2013. In its core market, MRIS supports over 45,000 real estate professionals spanning the Mid-Atlantic region, including Maryland, Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C. and parts of Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia. MRIS provides a portfolio of technology solutions and proprietary databases for real estate professionals, as well as broker and agent software products and an industry-leading consumer portal, MRIShomes.com (formerly HomesDatabase). In addition, the CURE Solutions Group, a subsidiary of MRIS, provides proprietary back-end technology to other MLS systems, serving nearly 180,000 customers each day. Visit MRIS at MRIS.com and our web based TV station, mrisTV.com. “Like” us on Facebook/MRISonFB, follow us on Twitter, @MRIS_REal_News and be sure to visit MRISblog.com for real-time news and company updates.
About the Voltage Awards
The Voltage Awards celebrate the ever-increasing role that technology plays in the business community and the impact the technology sector will have on economic growth. The program recognizes leading technology innovators and implementers. These are organizations that are developing new technologies that improve operational efficiencies (technology innovators) and organizations that are using technology to enhance their competitive advantage (technology implementers). Each year, an independent committee of local business leaders selects finalists based on the quality of nominations submitted. The Voltage award finalists are profiled in the May/June issue of SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at an awards reception in May, where the winners are announced live.