28th Annual Eastside Business Award Winners Announced!
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Posted by: Ashley Clemmer
March 30, 2017
Contact: Sara Garner, 425.213.1204; firstname.lastname@example.org
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Announcing the 28th Annual Eastside Business Award Winners
Point Inside, WiggleWorks Kids Bellevue, RBC Signals, and iSpot.tv
Download the 2017 Eastside Business Awards Entrepreneur Magazine at www.bellevuechamber.org/2017_eba_magazine
Outstanding businesses on the Eastside that uphold a strong commitment to quality, community and innovation were recognized at the 28th Annual Bellevue Chamber of Commerce Eastside Business Awards reception and ceremony on March 29.
Download your copy of the 2017 Eastside Business Awards Entrepreneur Magazine at www.bellevuechamber.org/2017_eba_magazine to learn more about all of the Award winners and nominees.
Eastside Business of the Year: Point Inside: Digital In-Store Product Location Solutions
Eastside Small Business of the Year: WiggleWorks Kids Bellevue: Moving Playscape and Birthday Party Experience for Kids
Entrepreneurial Spirit – Startup of the Year: RBC Signals: Satellite Ground Station Infrastructure Service
Innovative Service of the Year: iSpot.tv: Real-Time TV Ad Data and Analytics
“The nominees honored this year run successful companies, small and large. Their determination, innovation, industriousness, and generosity embody the Eastside’s Entrepreneurial Spirit,” said Betty Capestany, President and CEO, Bellevue Chamber of Commerce. “This dedication to excellence drives our business community every day, leading to job growth and economic vitality. We salute all of the winners – you represent the best of the best on the Eastside!”
The Bellevue Chamber of Commerce is pleased to have Delta Air Lines as our presenting sponsor, KeyBank, Perkins Coie and The Westin Bellevue as corporate sponsors; and Bellevue College, City of Bellevue, and Two Lincoln Square as associate sponsors. Bellevue Reporter is our media sponsor and Mike Nakamura Photography is an in-kind sponsor.
The Bellevue Chamber serves as the voice of business on the Eastside, representing thousands of jobs in our community. Businesses range in size from sole proprietors to large corporations. The Chamber's mission is to foster a healthy business environment by providing strategic leadership, advocacy, tools, and resources for business success.
Eastside Business of the Year: Point Inside (Bellevue, WA). Recognized for their sustained superior performance as an established Eastside business of over 100 employees.
Point Inside was founded in 2009. While relatively young, the company has attained impressive growth with a unique product niche. Point Inside’s company culture seeks to engage in and be a part of the community both with time and financial resources. When launched, Point Inside was the first company to do indoor mapping and location-based services. Company leaders stay on top of retail trends and pain points and work to provide retailers with a cloud-based solution to engage the consumer with tailored personalized mobile technology to find items in large retail “box” stores.
- Eastside Small Business of the Year: WiggleWorks Kids Bellevue (Bellevue, WA). Recognized for their superior performance as an Eastside small business of 100 employees or fewer with an established presence in the community, a commitment to workforce excellence, and a demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit.
WiggleWorks Kids Bellevue is run by moms who are active in the community, building partnerships to help better serve youth and families within a 20 mile radius of Bellevue. The company’s core values speak volumes about the company: Be Humble, Think Clean, Stay Safe, Have Fun, and Take Initiative. The company has amazing staff retention rates and their team is rich in language fluency (Hindi, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish and other less common dialects) to help serve the area’s diverse population base.
- Entrepreneurial Spirit – Startup of the Year: RBC Signals (Bellevue, WA). Recognized as a startup business that is poised to achieve consistent and significant growth.
RBC Signals has rapidly seized a market niche in the quickly emerging space industry in our region. We’ve all heard about Software as a Service. They have an innovative Infrastructure as a Service that provides real-time access to satellites via their global ground station network.
- Innovative Service of the Year: iSpot.tv (Bellevue, WA). Recognized for launching a new cutting edge product, software, service or application.
iSpot.tv is the leader in real-time TV ad data and analytics. The company has a market niche in the $65 billion TV advertising industry. Their new service offers attention analytics that measure viewer retention and tune-out while ads are playing on the screen.