ATLANTA, Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dinova, Inc., the only innovative proprietary marketplace exclusively focused on connecting business diners to restaurants nationwide, continues to build momentum and lead the industry as it wins awards and adds new, exciting restaurants concepts to its ever-growing business dining marketplace.
Dinova's Vic Macchio Honored as TiE Atlanta Top Entrepreneur
On September 27, TiE Atlanta hosted its annual 2017 Top Entrepreneur Awards and Gala, where Dinova's CEO and founder, Vic Macchio, was honored as a top entrepreneur for upper middle market companies. The 2017 TiE Atlanta Top Entrepreneur Awards recognize Atlanta startups and companies based on revenue growth, profitability, sustainability, leadership, culture & innovation.
TiE is a non-profit, global community welcoming entrepreneurs from all over the world. TiE was founded in 1992 by a group of successful entrepreneurs and is currently the world's largest entrepreneurial organization. With programs like TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) and Mentor Match, it is reaching out and fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs.
BTN Innovator Award Presentation
Additionally, Dinova was selected to compete for the Business Travel Innovator Award at the 4th annual BTN Innovate Conference in New York, on September 28, and showcased the latest technology innovation of its business dining marketplace. Fourteen invited companies, including Dinova, made presentations of cutting-edge products, technologies and services to solve travel industry challenges and show new innovative products designed to support managed business travel and/or business travelers.
"It's an honor to be recognized by TiE Atlanta for the Top Entrepreneur Awards and to be one of the few select companies invited to present at the prestigious BTN Innovator Awards," said Vic Macchio, CEO and founder of Dinova. "Our inclusion in these prestigious forums is testament to the innovation that Dinova brings to both the restaurant and travel industries that we serve."
Ocean Prime Joins the Dinova Marketplace
Dinova is also proud to announce the inclusion of Ocean Prime in its marketplace. Ocean Prime is a modern American restaurant and lounge from renowned restaurateur Cameron Mitchell. Ocean Prime delivers an extraordinary experience to business diners: stunning settings and a vibrant energy, an impressive menu of seafood and prime cuts of steak, signature cocktails, a Wine Spectator-honored wine list and truly genuine hospitality. Each Ocean Prime location is unique and inspired by the energy of the city where it's located.
"We are excited to partner with Dinova to establish a closer relationship with our existing guests and introduce new guests to the genuine hospitality of Ocean Prime," says Mitch Miller, Vice President of Ocean Prime. "Their partners – some of the largest corporations in the U.S. – are comprised of our ideal guests, and we look forward to welcoming them. From solo travelers to those entertaining clients, Ocean Prime is truly the perfect place for any business guest to enjoy an elegant lunch or dinner while accomplishing their goals."
Dinova (www.dinova.com) is the only company providing an innovative, proprietary marketplace exclusively focused on connecting expense account diners to quality restaurants nationwide. Dinova influences more than $6 billion annually in business meals and entertainment expenses, and has been the recent recipient of awards such as the Technology Association of Georgia's Top 40 Innovative Technology Company, Atlanta Business Chronicle Pacesetter, the ACG Georgia Fast 40 and a finalist of the Technology Association of Georgia's SSA Impact Awards. Participating companies range from millions of small to medium sized businesses to hundreds of Fortune 500 enterprises, and its 14,000+ restaurant network includes local independents as well as national full-service and limited-service restaurant brands, encompassing all price levels and cuisines.
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