SciQuest (NASDAQ: SQI), a leading provider of cloud-based business automation solutions for spend management, today announced that the company has been named a finalist in three categories for the upcoming North Carolina Technology Association’s NCTA 21 Awards. The NCTA 21 Awards are the only statewide program recognizing excellence in technology and winners will be announced at the annual Awards Gala on Thursday, November 7 th at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center in Durham, NC. A committee comprised of economic development, education, media, non-profit and technology leaders across the state reviewed the nominations and selected SciQuest as a finalist in the Software Company, Mid-Size Company and Fast-Growing Large Company categories. In 2012, SciQuest was recognized with NCTA’s Public Company of the Year award for sustained growth, solid operating results and stock price appreciation. “We are honored to be named a finalist and believe that this recognition further confirms our position as leaders in the burgeoning North Carolina technology scene,” said Stephen Wiehe, president and CEO of SciQuest. “Our team has worked extremely hard to develop a culture of excellence and commitment to our customers spanning the entire organization, and it’s nice to take some time to recognize the success that culture has bred. Congratulations and good luck to all the other finalists.” About SciQuest With a reputation for deep domain knowledge, a solid customer-driven portfolio, and industry-leading customer satisfaction, SciQuest (NASDAQ: SQI) is the largest public provider of cloud-based business automation solutions for spend management that turn spending into savings. SciQuest solutions enable greater visibility and compliance organization-wide to help you gain control, optimize efficiencies, and reduce spend. These cloud-based solutions are easier to implement and proven to deliver measurable, sustainable value with SciQuest’s high-touch support, analysis and automation. To join the conversation, please visit our blog, The Open Kitchen – or follow us on Twitter @SciQuest. A bout NCTA The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) is a not-for-profit, membership-driven trade association and the primary voice of the technology industry in North Carolina. NCTA is the intersection of leadership and technology.
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