CHICAGO, IL, April 24, 2009 Cision, the leading provider of media research, distribution, monitoring and analysis services to public relations professionals and other communicators, today announced that its CisionPoint on-demand integrated software platform nominated as a finalist in three categories for a 2009 CODiE Award will be demonstrated at the CODiE Awards Finalist Showcase. The Showcase will be held in San Francisco s Palace Hotel, on May 4, 2009, from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
CisionPoint, introduced in late October 2007 and eligible for its first CODiE Award competition this year, was chosen as a finalist as:
It is one of only six products to be nominated in three CODiE Award categories, the maximum number in which a product can be entered.
Established in 1986 and sponsored by the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA), the CODiE Awards celebrate outstanding achievement and vision in the software, digital information and education technology industries. According to the SIIA, the 2009 CODiE Awards received more than 850 total submissions from over 600 companies. The Awards will be presented the evening after the Finalist Showcase.
Since its launch, CisionPoint has rapidly become the fastest growing on-demand PR media management dashboard application, with more than 3,500 customers signed in its first 18 months of sales. Cision is currently rolling out CisionPoint as the standard on-demand platform for its customers worldwide, including Fortune 500 corporations, global public relations firms, non-profit organizations, universities, and small businesses.
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today s communications, social media and content marketing professionals. Offering the industry s most comprehensive PR and social software, rich analytics and a Global Insights team, Cision enables clients to improve their marketing and strengthen data-driven decision making. Cision also represents the Gorkana Group, PRWeb, Help a Reporter Out (HARO) and iContact brands. Headquartered in Chicago, Cision has over 100,000 customers worldwide and maintains offices in Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Finland and China. For more information, visit www.cision.com or follow @Cision on Twitter.
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