Kinaxis Honored As Gold Stevie® Award Winner In 2012 International Business Awards(SM) Kinexions Annual Training & User Conference Chosen for Its One-of-a-Kind 'Late Late Supply Chain Show' Format

OTTAWA, Ontario, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinaxis®, provider of RapidResponse®, a cloud-based solution at the heart of planning and response management for value chain operations, was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Live Events category in The 9th Annual International Business Awards.

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The International Business Awards are the world's premier business awards program. With over 3,200 nominations, the Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 300 executives worldwide.

"It's an incredible honor to be selected as a Gold Stevie Award winner," said Douglas Colbeth, CEO of Kinaxis. "As a leader in supply chain management solutions, we are pleased at how engaged our customers are at Kinexions, our annual user conference, and look forward to hosting another great show, October 17-19, 2012."

What makes Kinexions a Stevie winner, is that it provides a refreshing twist to a traditional conference gathering. The entire agenda is wrapped into a live version of the famous "Late Late Supply Chain Show." At Kinexions customers are empowered with the knowledge and tools for success, while being entertained with host Bill Dubious who keeps the energy high.

Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/IBA.

Special thanks to: Lynda Hislop, Event Experiences; Carey Dicksion, 5-0 Productions; Pat McGowan and Amanda Barakat, InMotion; JoAnna Miller, Creative Mill; Mark Loewenstein, Web Development; and Paul Prusha, Graphic Designer.

About Kinaxis
Kinaxis delivers a cloud-based solution at the heart of planning and response management for value chain operations. Large manufacturing companies with complex supply chain networks and volatile business environments rely on RapidResponse for collaborative planning, continuous performance monitoring, and coordinated response to plan variances across multiple areas of the business. With RapidResponse, enterprises are able to attain a control tower solution that encompasses a full spectrum of supply chain related business processes, including such functions as: S&OP, supply and capacity planning, demand planning, and supplier collaboration. As a result, Kinaxis customers have replaced disparate planning and performance management tools and are realizing significant operations performance breakthroughs. From a single product, customers are able to make both long-term and real-time demand and supply balancing decisions quickly, collaboratively, and in line with the shared business objectives of multiple stakeholders.

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The International Business Awards, The American Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  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 www.StevieAwards.com.

Contact: 
Melissa Clow
613.592.5780 ext. 5513
mclow@kinaxis.com

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