Multimap makes shortlist for biz award

Real Business magazine and the CBI have announced that
Multimap has been shortlisted for the Company
of the Year category of the Growing Business Awards 2006,
now in its eighth year.The category’s shortist, sponsored by Alliance
Corporate Risk Management, features only three other businesses
(Pertemps Employment Alliance Ltd., Aquilaheywood and Wolfson
Microelectronics) whose growth, ambition and quality of management have
enabled them to out-perform their peers financially, while also
delivering a compelling business strategy.

To make it to the shortlist stage of the Company of the Year category of
these highly esteemed awards, companies had to prove that they had
out-performed their peers in sales and profits growth; created new,
quality jobs; developed and trained their people; delivered on an
innovative and compelling business strategy; and launched, or
successfully developed, their range of products and services. Matthew
Rock, group editor of Caspian Publishing/Real Business said,
“Competition for this year’s awards has been particularly tough, with a
number of businesses meeting the requirements for each category.
Multimap, with its impressive and sustained growth in terms of turnover,
profit and staff, in addition to the high quality of the mapping and
location-based services that it provides to the business community and
consumers, is a very deserving candidate for this award, and we are
delighted that our industry experts on the judging panel were of the
same view when they shortlisted Multimap for the award!”


John McLaren-Stewart, chief executive of Alliance Corporate Risk
Management, said: “On behalf of everyone here at Alliance Corporate Risk
Management, I would like to congratulate Multimap on being shortlisted
for the Company of the Year award, and wish the company the very best of
luck with the final round of the awards. We are proud to sponsor an
award that recognizes the achievements of successful UK businesses and
the important part this plays in the economy as a whole.”



Commenting on the award, Jeff Kelisky, CEO of Multimap, said, “We are
pleased to have been named as one of only four companies in the
shortlist for the Company of the Year category of the Growing Business
Awards. It’s gratifying for the whole team here to have their continued
hard work and industry expertise recognized in this way!”