LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of content and technology solutions, today announced that the LexisNexis® Smart Meeting product has won the 2013 Gold Stevie® Award for Sales & Customer Service in the Relationship Management Solution - New category and also the 2013 Silver Stevie Award for Sales & Customer Service in the Business Intelligence Solution - New category.
The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top sales, contact center and customer service awards. The Stevie Awards organizes several of the world’s leading business awards shows including the prestigious American Business Awards SM and International Business Awards SM. More than 1,100 entries in 30 categories from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted to this year’s competition. The awards were presented to honorees during a gala banquet on February 25 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas.
LexisNexis Smart Meeting, for which a patent is pending, is an innovative meeting preparation tool that integrates with Microsoft® Outlook® Calendar to push timely news and company updates to sales and business professionals right before meetings with customers, prospects and partners so that users of the tool can drive more sales and close more deals. LexisNexis Smart Meeting delivers breaking news and comprehensive company background information – including company news, executive moves, M&A activity, corporate financial results, and product and competitive developments – via email that can be accessed by iPhone®, iPad®, BlackBerry®, Android™, MacBook®, PCs and other devices.
“Winning the Gold and Silver Stevie Awards is a great honor. These awards validate that LexisNexis Smart Meeting is a valued tool for sales and business professionals,” said Tom Ogburn, vice president and managing director for LexisNexis Business Insight Solutions. “We’ve seen tremendous response from customers using LexisNexis Smart Meeting to prepare more efficiently and effectively for meetings. In fact, our own use of the product internally has directly resulted in better sales performance.”