Nov 13, 2009 - Outstanding achievement in web development awarded by the Web Marketing Association
Nov 13, 2009 - (Kitchener, ON) - The Manufacturing Innovation Network (MIN), an online community designed, built and powered by IGLOO Software, a leading provider of online community and social software solutions, has just won the "Best in Industry" award by the Web Marketing Association.
The MIN (http://www.waterloomin.com/) is a free online network which facilitates and promotes awareness, excellence and innovation within the Region of Waterloo manufacturing sector. The network connects manufacturing stakeholder groups in an effort to create a more responsive and globally competitive manufacturing community through improved collaboration, knowledge sharing and partnership opportunities.
Since 1997, the Web Marketing Association's annual "Web Award Competition" has been setting the standard of excellence for Website development. Independent expert judges from around the world review sites in 96 industries.
"A tremendous amount of time and effort has been put forth by the entire MIN team to make this online innovation network a reality." says Dan Latendre, CEO of IGLOO Software. "It's great to see the team receiving this type of recognition from the Web Marketing Association for all of their hard work."
About IGLOO Software
IGLOO Inc. develops online communities and social software solutions for organizations of any size. Our suite combines Web 2.0 technology with on-demand hosting, consulting, e-engagement and all of the community support services necessary for a sustainable and successful deployment.
Organizations use IGLOO communities internally to improve employee productivity (Workplace Communities) or externally to foster relationships with members, customers, partners and suppliers (Marketplace Communities). Fully integrated collaboration, knowledge sharing and Web 2.0 social networking tools enable organizations to quickly and cost-effectively create online communities to leverage talent, knowledge and relationships across organizational and geographical boundaries. IGLOO is funded by RBC Venture Partners. Jim Balsillie is Chair of the IGLOO board.