CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 12, 2013) - Blackline GPS (TSX VENTURE:BLN) has been selected by members of the Alberta Export Award advisory committee as one of 3 finalists in the category of Emerging Exporter alongside Brimrock Group Inc. and Swift Environmental Equipment Ltd. The Alberta Export Awards are the province's most prestigious awards paying tribute to the innovative approaches and contributions of Alberta export companies from all regions of the province, as well as those individuals who create success. These Awards aim to:
- Increase awareness amongst Albertans as to the important role that exporting plays in the provincial economy
- Identify and reward Alberta's most successful and innovative exporters
- Promote Alberta's top exporters, as corporate role models, to stimulate greater involvement in exporting within the province's business community
This year's event will be held in Calgary on the 15th of March at 11 am at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, 120 - 9th Avenue SE. Tickets are available through www.albertaexportawards.ca and the keynote speaker will be the Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, Mr. Edward Fast.
In addition, Claudia Sammer, author of the 2013 book "Cool Companies" has identified Blackline as a unique Alberta "Enterprise Solutions" technology provider. A guide to Alberta's 116 most innovative advanced technology companies, Cool Companies highlights Blackline as a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of location-based worker safety and covert tracking solutions. Cool Companies is now available online at www.coolcompanies.ca/design/images/2013AdvTech/AdvTech2013_5Enterprise_WEB.pdf. Blackline will be participating in the Cool Companies career event taking place on Tuesday, February 26th at the Alastair Ross Technology Centre located at 3553 - 31st St. NW from 5 - 8 pm. Tickets are available through www.coolcompanies.ca.
About Blackline: Blackline GPS is a wireless location leader that develops, manufactures, and markets products and services for worker safety monitoring, covert tracking, and consumer applications. Blackline solutions deliver safety, security, and location awareness through innovative wireless hardware and custom user interfaces, including web, mobile, messaging, and web services. Blackline's vision is to become the leading supplier of wirelessly connected worker safety monitoring and covert tracking products in the world. Blackline products allow customers to protect their personnel and valued assets, share the conditions of their environment, and connect with emergency services when necessary. Blackline solutions Protect. Share. Connect.®
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