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Chicago Innovation Awards Rings The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell


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2012 Winners of the Chicago Innovation Awards, which focuses attention on the most

significant new products and services introduced in the Chicago region, will visit the NASDAQ

MarketSite in Times Square.In honor of the occasion, Dan Miller and Tom Kuczmarski,

Co-Founders of the Chicago Innovation Awards, along with the 2012 winners will ring

the Closing Bell.

The winning Chicago organizations that will be celebrated through ringing the NASDAQ

bell will include BrightTag, BriteSeed, Catamaran, Champion Medical Technologies,

Coyote Logistics, Cummins Allison, Feeding America, Littelfuse, Medline Industries,

MentorMob, Mobcart, Moneythink, New Futuro,Northwestern Global Health Foundation,

OptionsCity Software, Polybrite, and SMS Assist.

Established in 2002, the Chicago Innovation Awards shine a bright light on the creative

spirit of Chicago by focusing attention on the most significant new products and services

introduced in the region.

The winners each year are innovations that uniquely fill unmet needs, spark a

competitive response in the marketplace, exceed market expectations, achieve financial

success, and improve people's lives. They emerge from the public, private, and

nonprofit sectors. Most importantly, the Chicago Innovation Awards remind us that

innovation is thriving in America's heartland.


The Chicago Innovation Awards has grown to be much more than just an award ceremony.

Through many events over the course of the year, the Chicago Innovation Awards not only

recognize nominees and winners, but also provide valuable connections through business

networking and development opportunities, as well as teaching on best innovation practices

through mentoring, scholarship, panel discussions, and education courses.



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