Industry Award News, Recognitions and Achievements


Industry Award News, Recognitions and Achievements

Generation X Author Taylor Wilshire Achieves Award-winning Status and Shares the Light of the Winner's Circle

The What-If GuySAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Taylor Wilshire, author of "The What-If Guy" (ISBN: 0-9778018-02), has found herself in the book-award spotlight. She recently won the 2006 People's Choice Book Review Award in the Chick-lit category and has also been chosen by "ForeWord Magazine" as a 2006 finalist in the romance category; winners will be announced in June.

The People Have Spoken! TMS Architects Wins Award from NH American Institute of Architects

TMS ArchitectsPORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- TMS Architects are proud to announce that the firm was a recent recipient of a prestigious People's Choice Award presented by the NH Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in association with its annual awards program. The award was presented for a private residence designed by TMS principal William Soupcoff.

Move Over, Jon Stewart: Experts Say the Funniest Fake News Online is from New Jersey

HumorFeed AwardsRIVERSIDE, Calif. -- You've seen the news recaps of 2006, the most important stories that gripped the nation's attention. But here's one you may have missed: "TIME Magazine Names Air 'Gas of the Year.'" This exclusive from the New Jersey-based humor website Confusion Road was crowned the top satire news story of 2006 by an expert panel of journalists and humor writers in the second annual HumorFeed Satire News Awards.

Sinclair Johnson of Virginia Beach to be Awarded 2006 Virginia Businessman of the Year Award

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Sinclair Johnson announced today that he has been chosen as a 2006 Virginia Businessman of the Year by NRCC Chairman Tom Reynolds and the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC).

Intelligent Automation Corporation Selected for 2007 M2M Top 100

POWAY, Calif. -- Intelligent Automation Corporation (IAC), a global leader in aviation diagnostic and water security systems, announced today that it has been named to the prestigious 2007 M2M Magazine's M2M 100 list of the most important and influential companies offering machine-to-machine (M2M) technology solutions. The M2M 100 list provides a snapshot of the market as it exists today and the companies with the greatest impact on its direction.

Arclinea Boston Wins Two Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards

Arclinea Boston kitchen designBOSTON, Mass. -- Arclinea Boston was a multiple award winner at the 2006 Qualified Remodeler Master Design awards held on Wednesday, October 18 at the Peninsula Hotel in Chicago. A kitchen in Weston, Massachusetts was named Silver Award winner in the Kitchens Over $100,000 category, while the model kitchen for the 360 Newbury condominium development, located in Boston's Back Bay, won the Silver Award for Kitchens $50,000 to $100,000. The winning kitchens were both designed by Arclinea Boston Senior Project Manager Mercedes Farrando.

Vermont Ski Hall of Fame Inducts Billy Kidd and Warren Witherell – Two Native Americans Honored as MVP's of Skiing

Ski Champions in VermontSTOWE, Vt. -- A blanket of snow turned Vermont's Green Mountains white as Billy Kidd, the first American male to win an Olympic (silver) Medal in Alpine Ski Racing, was inducted into the Vermont Ski Hall of Fame at the Snowflake Lodge in his hometown of Stowe on Sunday. "Though not fully proven, it took the fearlessness of his Abenaki Indian and Pirate (Captain William Kidd) blood to break the glass ceiling," said fellow Olympian Suzy Chaffee, co-chair of Native Voices Foundation (NVF).

The Active Network Achieves 940 Percent Revenue Growth Rate, Ranking 180 in Deloitte Technology Fast 500

The Active Network IncSAN DIEGO, Calif. -- The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing services to community service organizations, was named one of North America's fastest growing technology companies on Deloitte's 2006 Technology Fast 500. Ranked by percentage revenue growth over five years, The Active Network grew 940% from 2001 to 2005 and ranked 180th overall.

SK&I Receives Builder's Choice and AIA / D.C. Chapter Awards

BETHESDA, Md. -- The Metro, designed by SK&I Architectural Design Group (, has been named the recipient of two awards this fall: the Builder's Choice Award of Merit and the AIA/DC Chapter Award of Merit.

Atreus Systems Innovation in VoIP and IMS Provisioning Secures Prestigious Award

OTTAWA, Ontario -- Atreus Systems(TM), the leading supplier of provisioning software for VoIP, IMS and advanced IP service bundles, announced today that Internet Telephony magazine has named Atreus' IP Provisioning Software as a recipient of the 2006 TMC Labs Innovation Award.