QuickMobile Named Emerging Company of the Year by BC Technology Industry Association

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Company awarded Technology Impact Award for its outstanding performance as a technology enterprise.

Patrick Payne, CEO of QuickMobile, accepts Technology Impact Award for Emerging Company of the Year

The Technology Impact Award is yet one more validation point for our business and a major compliment to our growing team of professionals who continue to drive our company forward.

QuickMobile, the leading provider of mobile event app solutions, today announced that it has been awarded the Technology Impact Award for Emerging Company of the Year. The award, presented by the BC Technology Industry Association, is given annually to an emerging company (over three-years old) that has demonstrated outstanding performance as a technology enterprise. The winner of the Emerging Company of the Year award is one that has growing revenues, is on track according to its business plan, and has the potential of becoming a leader in its market.

QuickMobile pioneered the mobile event app for meetings, conferences and exhibitions developing the first iPhone event app in 2008; the first iPad meeting app in 2010; first mobile event application for all five major mobile platforms and the first event app with game-style incentives in 2011; and the first multi-event app platform for the enterprise in 2012. By the end of 2012, QuickMobile produced 1,100 apps, served 25 of the Fortune 100, and built a network of more than 30 global channel partners.

“We couldn’t be more excited to be recognized as the BCTIA Emerging Company of the Year,” said Patrick Payne, CEO of QuickMobile. “B.C. is a hub of technology activity, launching and developing a number of innovative products and companies that will have far-reaching benefits for many years to come. As demand for our products and services has grown, we expanded quickly, and we have found tremendous support and resources within our own B.C. community. The Technology Impact Award is yet one more validation point for our business and a major compliment to our growing team of professionals who continue to drive our company forward.”

Already this year, QuickMobile has been named as one of the top 100 technology companies in Vancouver by Business In Vancouver, and it ranked 13th on the 25th Annual PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by PROFIT Magazine. On the PROFIT 500, QuickMobile was ranked the second fastest-growing software development company in Canada and the third fastest growing company in Vancouver.

About QuickMobile

QuickMobile is transforming meetings and events with mobile apps that engage and delight audiences. QuickMobile's event app platform creates an always-on communication channel that allows event owners to increase attendee participation, build loyalty and generate revenue through richer experiences. By fully leveraging the capabilities of QuickMobile's mobile and social solutions, customers can extend events into yearlong conversations and build lasting relationships with their audiences. QuickMobile’s head office is located in Vancouver, Canada. For more information, visit http://www.quickmobile.com. Follow QuickMobile on Twitter @quickmobile.

About the Technology Impact Awards

Founded in 1994 by the BCTIA, the Technology Impact Awards celebrate the successes of the British Columbia technology industry and the companies, people and innovation that continue to put BC on the map. Every year, submissions are received from companies of all sizes and sectors from across the province.

About the BCTIA

The BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) is a not-for-profit organization that supports technology companies in British Columbia. Our network spans across the province and includes technology and professional services companies of all sizes and from every sector.

Our programs and services connect people, generate new ideas, and help companies grow. These include the Technology Impact Awards (TIAs), where excellence in innovation is celebrated, Peer2Peer groups, where members connect to learn, and Centre4Growth, where tech entrepreneurs connect with seasoned coaches to help guide them to the next level. http://www.bctia.org.

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