Phonebooth Names SMB Innovator Awards Winner
Dec 20, 2012 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Cloud-based business VoIP provider Phonebooth, a division of Bandwidth, announced that Simplicity Sofas, a High Point, N.C.-based furniture manufacturer, has been named the grand prize winner of the 2012 SMB Innovator Awards.
According to a release, Simplicity Sofas will receive $20,000 to help fund its business, add resources or support the company's growth and development. Humane Society of Williamson County was voted the 2012 People's Choice Award winner after receiving a grand total of 337 votes.
"Congratulations to Simplicity Sofas for winning the SMB Innovator Awards grand prize and to Humane Society of Williamson County for being voted the People's Choice winner," said Jim Mulcahy, EVP and general manager of Phonebooth. "The creativity and innovation exhibited by this year's award nominees made the decision process extremely challenging. We applaud the great work being accomplished by all SMBs that entered the contest and thank our judges and public voters who helped make the competition a tremendous success."
"Simplicity Sofas is honored to accept the 2012 SMB Innovator Award from Phonebooth. We hope that our company can serve as an example to other small American manufacturers and other businesses who are struggling against today's economic and competitive challenges," said Jeff Frank, owner of Simplicity Sofas. "One message we hope to communicate is that innovation can come from many different sources in addition to technology. Innovation is also a lot of fun."
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