SOURCE: Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc.

January 07, 2010 07:41 ET

January 7 Is the Final Day to Vote for the iDate Awards for the Internet Dating and Matchmaker Industry

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 7, 2010) - Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces today is the final day to vote for the inaugural iDate Awards.

Voting was made open to the public at since November 23 and is scheduled to end after January 7, 2010. Over 1200 people have already voted.

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 Online Dating and Matchmaking Industry.

On the night of January 28, 2010 in Miami, the winners will be announced at the iDate Awards ceremony. The ceremony is scheduled 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

Nominated websites that became finalists 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.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements, particularly as related to the business plans of the company, within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Sections 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and are subject to the safe harbor created by these sections. Actual results may differ materially from the company's expectations and estimates.