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Swirl Wins Stevie® Award for Technical Innovation of the Year at 2017 American Business AwardsSM

BOSTON, MA – Swirl Networks, Inc., the leading Mobile Presence Marketing platform provider, was named a Bronze Stevie® Award winner for Technical Innovation of the Year at the 15th Annual American Business Awards, which honors workplace achievements in businesses across the country. The company was recognized for its Mobile Presence Marketing Platform and the innovation that this platform is bringing to brick and mortar retail.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. More than 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories.

“Each year the judges find the quality and variety of the nominations to be greater than the year before. The 2017 competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. The judges noted that “Swirl’s significant impact on retail is worthy of recognition.” They also commented that the Company’s “impressive agnostic approach to platform design makes it easy for third-party providers to embrace the technology as part of their own solution, and the ability to integrate with existing software and apps makes it easy to onboard new customers.”

Swirl’s Mobile Presence Marketing Platform enables leading retailers to take advantage of a variety of digital location signals in and around their stores, including GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth beacons and Visible Light Communications. With the Swirl platform, retailers can generate in-store shopper behavioral data to drive greater levels of omnichannel personalization, deliver highly relevant digital content directly to in-store shopper smartphones, optimize online media investments to drive higher levels of retail store foot traffic, and even create new shopper marketing and merchandising opportunities for their brand suppliers.

“We are honored that The American Business Awards has recognized the innovation that Swirl is bringing to the retail industry,” said Swirl Founder and CEO, Hilmi Ozguc. “As brick and mortar retailers continue to adjust to the needs of today’s shopper, mobile is playing an increasingly important role in everything they do. We’re proud that Swirl’s Mobile Presence platform is playing a leading role in that transformation.”

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2017 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.

About Swirl Networks

Swirl offers leading retailers the industry’s first complete mobile presence management and marketing platform. By leveraging geofences, WiFi, VLC and Bluetooth Low Energy beacon signals in their brick and mortar stores, large-scale retailers rely on Swirl to generate greater value from every shopper visit. Swirl works with industry leaders including Lord & Taylor, Urban Outfitters, Timberland, Samsung, Oracle, Google, Facebook, Cisco and many more. Swirl is backed by top-tier investors including Twitter, Simon, Hearst, SoftBank and Longworth Venture Partners.

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.