Organizations Worldwide Recognized for Exceptional Geospatial Applications at Esri UC
More than 170 Honored for Special Achievement in GIS
REDLANDS, Calif., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri recognized more than 170 organizations during the Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Awards ceremony yesterday at the Esri International User Conference (Esri UC) in San Diego, California. The SAG Awards acknowledge vision, leadership, hard work, and innovative use of Esri's geographic information system (GIS) technology.
"The SAG Awards identify the people and organizations that are using the power of geography to improve our world and drive change," said Esri president Jack Dangermond. "At Esri, we are deeply inspired by the passion and innovation of our users. They deserve recognition for solving challenges and for their invaluable contributions to the continued evolution of geographic science."
The organizations honored at the Esri UC are from around the world and span industries including agriculture, cartography, climate change, defense and intelligence, economic development, education, government, health and human services, telecommunications, and utilities.
The SAG Awards ceremony was held at the San Diego Convention Center on July 10, 2013. For more information about the 2013 Special Achievement in GIS Award winners, including project information and photos, visit esri.com/sag.
Since 1969, Esri has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS technology, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. Esri is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms. Visit us at esri.com/news.
Copyright © 2013 Esri. All rights reserved. Esri, the Esri globe logo, GIS by Esri, esri.com, and @esri.com are trademarks, service marks, or registered marks of Esri in the United States, the European Community, or certain other jurisdictions. Other companies and products or services mentioned herein may be trademarks, service marks, or registered marks of their respective mark owners.
More by this Source
Global Forest Watch Maps Now Available on ArcGIS Online
Feb 20, 2014, 12:28 ET
Esri Launches Geotrigger Service for Mobile Developers
Feb 19, 2014, 12:23 ET
Esri's Location Platform Brings the Power of Place to Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Jan 07, 2014, 14:45 ET
Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.
Learn about PR Newswire services
Request more information about PR Newswire products and services or call us at (888) 776-0942.