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SBANE announces New England Innovation Award winners.

Press Release Summary:

Jun 04, 2014 - SBANE, sponsor of New England Innovation Awards since its inception in 1986, announces 2014 winners, selected from 210 organizations to compete in final phase of competition. Rising Star category winners include Content Raven and Sand 9, while Not For Profit category winners include A Little Easier Recovery and Perkins Products. In For Profit category, selected organizations include Argo Medical Technologies (Rewalk), iZotope, Seahorse Bioscience, and WiTricity.

Smaller Business Association of New England - Waltham, MA

Original Press Release

The 2014 New England Innovation Awards Winners

Press release date: Jun 03, 2014

WALTHAM, MA –  The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE), sponsor of the New England Innovation Awards since its inception in 1986, proudly announces the 2014 Winners, selected from 210 innovative organizations to compete in the final phase of this competition.

Rising Star Category
• Content Raven
• Sand 9

Not For Profit Category
• A Little Easier Recovery
• Perkins Products

For Profit Category
• Argo Medical Technologies (Rewalk)
• iZotope
• Seahorse Bioscience
• WiTricity

Innovation is at the heart of economic prosperity and SBANE continues to recognize those companies and organizations that have transformed their innovative ideas into a product or service that delivers proven value to customers. Former winners come from varying fields such as technology, manufacturing, service (both for profit and not for profit), and retail / distribution. Winners include notable companies such as Staples, PictureTel, Ben & Jerry’s, Brooks Automation, Direct Tire, Genzyme, Nantucket Nectars, Imagitas!, Aurora Imaging Technology, and iRobot.

Winners and Finalists of this prestigious award were honored at the “Evening of Innovation” Gala Dinner on May 7, 2014 at the Westin Hotel, Waltham MA. The keynote speaker for this Gala Dinner was Andy Miller, Chief Innovation Architect of Constant Contact.

About SBANE:
SBANE (Smaller Business Association of New England) is a non-profit association founded in 1938, with approximately 600 smaller business members, located in New England. SBANE provides members with the opportunity to join proactive committees which promote/support legislation, facilitate business partnerships, and coordinate programs all in the interest of smaller businesses. SBANE’s hallmark event is the annual Innovations Award Gala, where for-profit and non-profit businesses are recognized for their forward thinking products, services, and/or practices. The nomination period is now open for all New England businesses to apply. Learn more about SBANE, and other programs offered, at Follow us on twitter @SBANENewEngland.