SOURCE: Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc.

Internet Dating Conference and iDate Industry Awards

December 08, 2009 07:50 ET

iDate Awards Voting Now Open to the Public for the Online Dating and Matchmaking Industry

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - December 8, 2009) - Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces the final nominees for the first annual iDate Awards.

Voting is now open to the public at and ends on January 7, 2010. Both industry professionals and the general public are encouraged to vote for the best candidates in each of the award categories.

The iDate Awards will highlight the people and companies who exemplify the best and most innovative aspects of the Internet Dating and Matchmaking Industry.

The final awards ceremony will be held the night of January 28, 2010 in Miami.

The Awards take place during the annual Internet Dating Conference, the largest trade show and convention for the online personals and matchmaking industry. The Internet Dating Conference takes place at the Miami Beach Convention Center from January 27 - 29, 2010.

Eleven categories exist for the first annual awards:

Best Dating Site
Best Dating Site Design
Best Software Provider
Best Mobile Dating Site
Best Matchmaker
Most Innovative Company
Best New Technology
Best Payment System
Best Affiliate Program
Best Marketing Campaign
Best Up and Coming Dating Site

The final nominees that received the most nominations are now listed on the website. Nominated websites varied from a diverse range of locales, including North America, Europe and Asia. Niche dating sites also became final nominees.

The awards are organized by the Internet Dating Conference and Online Personals Watch.

About the Internet Dating Conference

Over the last 6 years, the Internet Dating Conference has been the leading event for the industry. The event's primary goals have been to provide senior dating industry executives with education, ideas, insight and networking in order to increase business and stay ahead of the curve.

About Online Personals Watch

Since 2004, Online Personals Watch provides the daily news to the internet dating industry. No ads, no fluff, just raw news summaries, official rankings and CEO interviews.

Those wishing to attend the Internet Dating Conference and the iDate Awards ceremony are strongly urged to book their travel and hotel in advance. The NFL Super Bowl XLIV is scheduled for February 7, a week after the event in Miami.

For more information and to cast your vote, please visit the website

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