Applause Honored As Bronze Stevie® Award Winner In 2016 American Business AwardsSM

 App quality company honored for groundbreaking test automation service; Stevie winners will be presented with their awards on June 20 in New York

Boston, MA – May 2, 2016 – Global app quality leader Applause was today named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award – for its Applause Test Automation offering – in the “New Product or Service of the Year – Software – Mobile Development “ category in The 14th Annual American Business Awards.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Monday, June 20. Tickets are now on sale.

More than 3,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others. Applause was nominated in the New Product of Service of the Year category for Software – Mobile Development.

“This is our seventh Stevie, and it’s always a huge honor,” said Applause co-founder Roy Solomon. “We listen to our clients in order to provide them with the solutions they are looking for to help their customers. Applause Test Automation is successful because it delivers measurable benefits much faster than traditional automation solutions, allows brands to leverage the expertise within the Applause community of professional testers and reduces the burden on internal development and QA teams. We’re grateful to the judges for recognizing innovation. And congratulations to all the other winners and nominees.”

More than 250 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

“The judges were extremely impressed with the quality of entries we received this year. The competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2016 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.

About Applause
Applause is leading the app quality revolution by enabling companies to deliver great digital experiences – from web to mobile to wearables, IoT and beyond. By combining in-the-wild testing services, test automation, mobile beta management and mobile sentiment analysis, Applause helps companies achieve the quality they need to thrive in the modern digital economy. Thousands of companies – including Google, Fox, Amazon, Concur and Runkeeper – rely on Applause to ensure great digital experiences for their users. Learn more at www.applause.com and follow @applause on Twitter.

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.

Contact: 
Nick Lorenzen
nlorenzen@applause.com
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