Colorado Software and Internet Association Announces The Finalists of the 2001 APEX Awards

The Top Performer in Each Category Will Be Named at the Awards Ceremony



Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Colorado Software and Internet Association

    LAFAYETTE, Colo., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado Software and
 Internet Association (CSIA) announced late last week the finalists of its
 2001 APEX Awards -- Experience X-Tech.  The top Colorado performers will be
 announced at the Awards ceremony on Thursday, May 17, 2001.  The awards and
 networking event will be held at the Paramount Theater in Denver.
     The CSIA is recognizing those companies, products, services, and
 individuals who have reached the "Peak of Performance" in their respective
 classes.  There were over 34 entries in this inaugural year of the APEX
 Awards.  The finalists are listed by category as follows:
 
     Most Promising New Company of the Year
     --  netLibrary
     --  ViaWest
     --  ManagedStorage International
 
     Business Product of the Year
     --  RecruitingCenter(TM), developed by Recruiting Solutions International
     --  E-Brief(TM), developed by RealLegal
     --  InstaGate EX2(TM), developed by eSoft, Inc.
 
     Consumer Site -- Web Design of the Year
     --  Saferent, Inc. -- www.saferent.com
     --  CopiersNow -- www.copiersnow.com
     --  The Murrayhill Company -- www.murrayhillcompany.com (developed by
         Software Architects -- www.sark.com)
 
     Design Firm -- Web Design of the Year
     --  Elektravision -- www.elektravision.com
     --  SPIREMEDIA -- www.spiremedia.com
     --  Zoa Techmedia -- www.zoatechmedia.com
 
     Colorado Woman Technologist of the Year
     --  Christine Carey, AMI Visions, Inc.
 
     Service Provider of the Year
     --  ViaWest
     --  Recruiting Solutions International
     --  InfoNow
 
     Judging of the APEX Awards was completed just over one week ago.  "We
 pulled in several of the top industry leaders and executives to judge the APEX
 awards," said Cathy Ewing, Executive Director of the CSIA.  "This is a great
 opportunity for Colorado to celebrate its own.  We spend a lot of time
 reaching out beyond Colorado's borders -- on May 17th we'll be celebrating
 success within our state."
     The APEX Awards are given to companies who have offices in Colorado and to
 the individuals who work in Colorado, adding their input into Colorado's
 already strong technology industry.  Additional information, including
 information on the individual awards, awards' criteria and how to attend the
 awards ceremony, is available online at www.coloradosoftware.org.
 
     APEX Awards Ceremony -- Experience X-Tech:  A Multimedia Networking Event
 
     Winners of the 2001 APEX Awards -- Experience X-Tech will be announced
 Thursday, May 17, 2001 at the Paramount Theater with all the high-tech energy
 available in Colorado.  The event will be fast-paced, fun and over-the-edge.
 The evening begins at 5:30pm with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and networking.
 To register to attend the APEX Awards -- Experience X-Tech ceremony, visit
 www.coloradosoftware.org.
     The Patron Sponsor of the 2001 APEX Awards -- Experience X-Tech is
 PriceWaterhouseCoopers.  Supporting Sponsors are Anark, Athletic Motion,
 Digital Metropolis, and Recruiting Solutions International.
 
     About CSIA
     The CSIA was founded in 1994 as a trade organization representing the
 interests of the information technology community in Colorado.  The
 association has grown to include over 340 member companies representing the
 diversity of the Colorado IT industry.  Counted among members are software
 developers, system integrators, telecommunications companies, Internet
 developers, ISP's, ASP's, content developers and more.  CSIA focuses the
 strengths and influence of the IT community on issues that impact the IT
 industry and the economic prosperity of our state.
 
     For more information, visit CSIA at www.coloradosoftware.org.
 
     For further information please contact Media, Jessica Wright, Marketing &
 Events Director, 720-581-6507, or 970-490-2656, jessica@coloradosoftware.org,
 or Cathy Ewing, Executive Director, 720-890-0611, or 720-581-6488,
 cathy@coloradosoftware.org, both of CSIA.
 
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SOURCE Colorado Software and Internet Association
    LAFAYETTE, Colo., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado Software and
 Internet Association (CSIA) announced late last week the finalists of its
 2001 APEX Awards -- Experience X-Tech.  The top Colorado performers will be
 announced at the Awards ceremony on Thursday, May 17, 2001.  The awards and
 networking event will be held at the Paramount Theater in Denver.
     The CSIA is recognizing those companies, products, services, and
 individuals who have reached the "Peak of Performance" in their respective
 classes.  There were over 34 entries in this inaugural year of the APEX
 Awards.  The finalists are listed by category as follows:
 
     Most Promising New Company of the Year
     --  netLibrary
     --  ViaWest
     --  ManagedStorage International
 
     Business Product of the Year
     --  RecruitingCenter(TM), developed by Recruiting Solutions International
     --  E-Brief(TM), developed by RealLegal
     --  InstaGate EX2(TM), developed by eSoft, Inc.
 
     Consumer Site -- Web Design of the Year
     --  Saferent, Inc. -- www.saferent.com
     --  CopiersNow -- www.copiersnow.com
     --  The Murrayhill Company -- www.murrayhillcompany.com (developed by
         Software Architects -- www.sark.com)
 
     Design Firm -- Web Design of the Year
     --  Elektravision -- www.elektravision.com
     --  SPIREMEDIA -- www.spiremedia.com
     --  Zoa Techmedia -- www.zoatechmedia.com
 
     Colorado Woman Technologist of the Year
     --  Christine Carey, AMI Visions, Inc.
 
     Service Provider of the Year
     --  ViaWest
     --  Recruiting Solutions International
     --  InfoNow
 
     Judging of the APEX Awards was completed just over one week ago.  "We
 pulled in several of the top industry leaders and executives to judge the APEX
 awards," said Cathy Ewing, Executive Director of the CSIA.  "This is a great
 opportunity for Colorado to celebrate its own.  We spend a lot of time
 reaching out beyond Colorado's borders -- on May 17th we'll be celebrating
 success within our state."
     The APEX Awards are given to companies who have offices in Colorado and to
 the individuals who work in Colorado, adding their input into Colorado's
 already strong technology industry.  Additional information, including
 information on the individual awards, awards' criteria and how to attend the
 awards ceremony, is available online at www.coloradosoftware.org.
 
     APEX Awards Ceremony -- Experience X-Tech:  A Multimedia Networking Event
 
     Winners of the 2001 APEX Awards -- Experience X-Tech will be announced
 Thursday, May 17, 2001 at the Paramount Theater with all the high-tech energy
 available in Colorado.  The event will be fast-paced, fun and over-the-edge.
 The evening begins at 5:30pm with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and networking.
 To register to attend the APEX Awards -- Experience X-Tech ceremony, visit
 www.coloradosoftware.org.
     The Patron Sponsor of the 2001 APEX Awards -- Experience X-Tech is
 PriceWaterhouseCoopers.  Supporting Sponsors are Anark, Athletic Motion,
 Digital Metropolis, and Recruiting Solutions International.
 
     About CSIA
     The CSIA was founded in 1994 as a trade organization representing the
 interests of the information technology community in Colorado.  The
 association has grown to include over 340 member companies representing the
 diversity of the Colorado IT industry.  Counted among members are software
 developers, system integrators, telecommunications companies, Internet
 developers, ISP's, ASP's, content developers and more.  CSIA focuses the
 strengths and influence of the IT community on issues that impact the IT
 industry and the economic prosperity of our state.
 
     For more information, visit CSIA at www.coloradosoftware.org.
 
     For further information please contact Media, Jessica Wright, Marketing &
 Events Director, 720-581-6507, or 970-490-2656, jessica@coloradosoftware.org,
 or Cathy Ewing, Executive Director, 720-890-0611, or 720-581-6488,
 cathy@coloradosoftware.org, both of CSIA.
 
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