SOURCE: BigMachines


October 06, 2011 11:04 ET

BigMachines to Announce Winners of Third Annual Customer Innovation Awards at BigIdeas Chicago Conference

Innovation and Success Will Be Recognized at Seventh Annual Cloud Conference

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Oct 6, 2011) - BigMachines, Inc., the leader in product configuration, pricing and quoting, proposal generator and B2B ecommerce, today announced that its third annual Customer Innovation Awards will be presented at the BigIdeas Chicago 2011 conference. These awards recognize customers who have demonstrated business success and innovation using the BigMachines Selling Platform and those who have contributed the most popular enhancements to the BigMachines product roadmap. BigIdeas, the annual BigMachines customer and cloud conference, will be held October 23 to 25, 2011 at the Swissôtel Chicago.

Customer Innovation Awards will be presented for the following categories:

  • Big Innovation Award is presented to the BigMachines customer that demonstrates the most innovative use of BigMachines within their company.
  • Big Success Award is given to the company that demonstrates a significant return on investment (ROI) from using the BigMachines Selling Platform or demonstrates how BigMachines enabled them to eliminate costly tools and processes in their company.
  • Biggest Idea Award recognizes the customer that contributes the most innovative idea to enhance the BigMachines' platform. Ideas are submitted online through the My BigIdea innovation portal on the BigMachines Customer Support Center.

For more information on the Customer Innovation Awards, or to submit a nomination, visit

"The Customer Innovation Awards program recognizes excellence within our customer community," said Will Wiegler, Vice President of Marketing at BigMachines. "At BigMachines, we not only deliver innovative software to enable our customers to sell more and sell faster, but we also deliver customer success. At BigIdeas, we take the opportunity to highlight truly inspiring examples of innovation and accomplishment among our customers. The conference offers attendees to hear from many BigMachines customers in a variety of industries, to learn from their achievements, and leave with best practices that they can incorporate into their own business processes."

BigIdeas has become one of the largest cloud innovation conferences where attendees share and learn best practices for increasing productivity and for generating high value by streamlining their sales processes. The conference will feature interactive sessions focused on solutions for B2B eCommerce, channel sales, product configuration, and proposal and contract generation, among other topics. In addition, a variety of training and certification opportunities are available to customers and partners of all skill levels. Conference attendees are also invited to a gala celebration at the House of Blues Chicago.

Conference sponsors will showcase their services and solutions in the BigIdeas Sponsor Expo and during conference sessions.

  • Platinum sponsors include Okta, Oracle and
  • Gold sponsors include Channelinsight, IBM, InsideView, PROS, Vendavo and Xactly.
  • Silver sponsors include Accenture, Cloud9, DocuSign, EDL Consulting, Lumographics and Pierce Washington.

Additional information about BigIdeas for attendees, media, and sponsors can be found at

Additional Resources

About BigMachines
BigMachines is the global leader in enabling B2B sales, helping companies sell more and sell faster. BigMachines' award-winning on-demand configurator, pricing and quoting, proposal generator, and B2B eCommerce software solutions empower sales across customers' channels by streamlining their sales processes from opportunity to order. Using BigMachines software, sales teams and channels can quickly configure products, generate quotes and proposals, manage complex pricing, generate legal contracts, and manage orders. BigMachines offers extensive reporting capabilities and easily integrates to leading CRM and ERP systems, including those from, Oracle, Microsoft and SAP. BigMachines' rapidly growing customer base includes global leaders such as Kodak's GCG, Siemens, Ingersoll Rand, and NTT Communications, as well as innovative growth companies such as Acme Packet. For more information, visit

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Will Wiegler

    Vice President of Marketing
    BigMachines, Inc.
    Email Contact
    Phone: 224-515-3261

    Emily Trevallion
    PAN Communications
    Email Contact
    Phone: 617-502-4300