BETHLEHEM, Pa., Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Weather Trends International has been named a gold winner in Most Innovative Company of the Year in Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America.
"It's always very encouraging to have independent validation that you're on the right path, but the comment that the judges were especially impressed with wt360 is humbling," said Captain Bill Kirk, CEO & Co-founder Weather Trends International. "This is our 14th business technology award so we're very excited about what we're doing to help large multi-national retailers, suppliers, thousands of small business/farmers and financial services around the world become PROACTIVE not REACTIVE with our year-ahead weather and sales forecasting technology."
The seventh annual program was particularly hotly contested, with more than 650 entries from an impressive array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada. Since 2011, winners of Best in Biz Awards have been determined based on scoring from independent judging panels. The 2017 judging panel included: Accounting Today, AdWeek, Associated Press, Atlanta Tribune, Business News Daily, Consumer Affairs, Entrepreneur, eWeek, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Healthcare Innovation News, Inc., Investment Advisor Magazine, Laptop, MediaPost, Pittsburgh Business Times, Security Products Magazine, Wired, WLRN and Yahoo Tech.
"Amazing variety in the finalists in Best in Biz Awards this year," said Christopher Null, Wired, returning to judge the awards for the sixth year. "It was incredibly difficult to pick a winner!"
For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2017, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com/2017-winners.
About Weather Trends International
Weather Trends International (www.weathertrends360.com) has 15 years of experience helping Fortune 1,000 companies reduce their weather risk to become PROACTIVE, not REACTIVE with our award-winning technology solutions. Our gridded technology covers every 1 mile on Earth with year-ahead temperature, rainfall and snowfall projections by week out 11-months along with specific sales forecasts by store.
About Best in Biz Awards
Since 2011, Best in Biz Awards, Inc. has made its mark as the only independent business awards program judged each year by a who's who of prominent reporters and editors from top-tier publications from North America and around the world. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in two separate programs: North America and International, and in 65 categories, including company, team, executive, product, and PR and media. For more information, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com.
Tracy Bagatelle Black
Bagatelle Black Public Relations
SOURCE Weather Trends International