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The FeedRoom

June 08, 2009 08:52 ET

The FeedRoom Named as a Finalist in Three Categories of the 7th Annual American Business Awards

"Stevies" Recognize Online Media Pioneer for Exceptional Leadership, Customer Service and Product Innovation

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - June 8, 2009) - The FeedRoom, a pioneer in online video communications, and a market leader in live streaming video and digital asset management, today announced that it has been named as a finalist for the 2009 American Business Awards. Among thousands of nominations, the company was selected by judges as a finalist in three categories: Mark Portu, FeedRoom President and CEO, for Executive of the Year; Customer Service Department of the Year; and New Product/Service of the Year for FeedRoom Access™, a unique online video solution that addresses the needs of users with disabilities. Winners will be announced at the 7th annual awards ceremony on June 22 in New York.

Created in 2002, the American Business Awards, commonly known as "The Stevies," are among the most coveted business awards, demonstrating a company's commitment to excellence in various fundamental business disciplines. Finalists were selected by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging. Members of the Awards' board of distinguished judges and advisors and their staffs select Stevie Award winners from among the finalists during final judging.

"We are honored to be recognized among this year's distinguished finalists," said Mark Portu, President and CEO, The FeedRoom. "For nearly a decade, The FeedRoom has remained at the forefront of video communication and digital media management, driving both innovation and industry evolution. This recognition is testament to our passion for innovation and commitment to customers."

Hewlett-Packard, a FeedRoom customer since 2004, is also being honored among this year's finalists in the category of Film and Video for its creative sales video, "A Look at Total Care Services." One of the oldest and most respected technology brands, HP has reinvented 24x7 customer service, employing highly informational and often entertaining online videos to support its innovative Total Care customer support program. The video is showcased at www.feedroom.com/page/customers_and_sales_channel.

Details about the 7th Annual American Business Awards and a complete list of finalists are available at http://www.stevieawards.com/aba.

About The FeedRoom

The FeedRoom is a pioneer in online video communications, and a market leader in live streaming video and digital asset management. With an unparalleled commitment to customer service, The FeedRoom provides flexible online solutions that optimize business and marketing communications for the enterprise, government and media. Industry-leading organizations, such as Autodesk, Barnes & Noble, Boeing, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Hewlett-Packard, MetLife and The Pentagon rely on The FeedRoom's expertise to help engage audiences, build brands, monetize content and manage rich media assets more efficiently. For more information, visit www.FeedRoom.com.

About The Stevie Awards

The Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Selling Power Sales Excellence Awards. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com

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