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Swirl Named 2017 Media Excellence Awards Finalist

BOSTON, MASwirl Networks, Inc., the leading indoor mobile location platform provider, has been named a finalist for this year’s Media Excellence Award (MEA) for Most Innovative Delivery Platform. The MEA is recognized as the most influential awards show honoring innovation and leadership in mobile entertainment, lifestyle and technology, celebrating companies from content creators to platform providers and beyond. Finalists represent the best in mobile innovation, technology breakthroughs and new forms of entertainment.

Swirl’s indoor mobile location platform enables leading retailers to take advantage of a variety of digital location signals in and around their stores, including GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth Low Energy and Visible Light Communications. With the Swirl platform, retailers can generate in-store shopper behavioral data that enables greater levels of omnichannel personalization, deliver mobile content and services to in-store shoppers, measure and optimize online media investments to drive retail store foot traffic, and create new digital shopper marketing and merchandising opportunities for brand advertisers.

“The Swirl platform is enabling national retailers to make shopper smartphones a valuable and integral part of the in-store experience,” said Hilmi Ozguc, Founder and CEO, Swirl, “Armed with the ability to generate powerful new consumer behavioral insights and deliver innovative mobile services and digital content to shoppers in their stores, retailers are harnessing the power of indoor mobile location to drive meaningful business results. We are honored to be recognized as a finalist for this year’s Media Excellence Awards.”

The 10th Annual Media Excellence Awards celebration will take place on January 18th, 2018 at the Laemmle Theater in Beverly Hills, CA, and will be attended by industry luminaries and leaders from all segments of the mobile tech and entertainment ecosystem. For more information about the awards, visit

About Swirl Networks

Swirl offers leading retailers the industry’s most advanced indoor mobile location platform. By leveraging geofences, WiFi, VLC and Bluetooth Low Energy 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 Best Buy, Lord & Taylor, Urban Outfitters, Timberland, Samsung, Oracle, Google, Facebook, Cisco and many more. Swirl is backed by top-tier, strategic investors including SoftBank, Hearst, Twitter and Simon.

About Media Excellence Awards

The Media Excellence Awards is a prestigious globally recognized award program that recognizes and honors leaders and innovation at the highest level of excellence. The MEA is an established annual award program that recognizes execution of corporate approach, consumer services, consumer experiences, content creation, and marketing devices, revenue generators and more for the mobile, multi-media technology, and entertainment industry.