(The Hosting News) – Active Data, a leading provider of web calendar software to create event communities, announced today that it has been named as a finalist in the 2014 Philadelphia Voltage awards in the Emerging Technology Innovator category. Run by SmartCEO, the Voltage Awards recognize Philadelphia’s top technology innovators and implementers, celebrating their innovation, leadership and vision.
“We’re honored to be named a finalist in this year’s SmartCEO Voltage Awards,” said Susan Yee, CEO of Active Data. “This nomination is recognition of our innovative approach to building event communities for our clients. Our software enables organizations in education, healthcare and other industries to make it easy for their audiences to find, search, register for, and share their events.
The Voltage Awards program celebrates technology innovators and implementers — champions of the role technology plays in the business community and drivers of the technology sector. The finalists are recognized for their creative vision, strong leadership and innovative solutions.
“It’s no secret that the evolution of technology is what drives business forward. These companies are pushing the limits of innovation — streamlining processes, finding efficiencies and discovering the next great product,” says Rick Crane, Regional President of SmartCEO Media. “Sharing their stories is a humbling experience as these companies are the catalysts for our region’s growth and prosperity.”
Active Data enables its clients across North America and Europe to create heightened engagement with their audience by solving chronic calendar pain – defined as the disconnect between events and the people the events are intended for. The company’s solutions have made a dramatic positive impact in the higher education space, K-12 education, Government and Non Profit markets. Within the last year, Active Data has expanded into Europe and Canada, and has experienced significant consistent growth of its hosted calendar client base. Active Data has more than 450 clients worldwide.
The finalists from the 2014 Voltage awards collectively generate nearly $430 million in annual revenue and employ 1,153 people. The finalists will be profiled in the May/June issue of SmartCEO. The winners of the Voltage awards will be announced at an awards ceremony on May 29, 2014.
About Active Data
Active Data helps its customers build event communities. Active Data’s web calendars make it easy for people to find, register for, and share its customers’ events. With over 10,000 licensed users adding events daily plus tens of thousands more that submit events for approvals, Active Data helps cure chronic calendar pain. The company was founded in 1999 and serves over 450 clients in the higher education, K12, government, healthcare, corporate and non profit markets.
SmartCEO’s mission is to educate and inspire the business community through its award-winning magazine, connections at C-level events and access to valuable online resources. SmartCEO’s integrated media platforms reach decision makers in the Baltimore, New York, Philadelphia and Washington metropolitan areas.