Connectiv Announces 2017 Connectiv Innovation Awards Winners

For Immediate Release
SIIA Communications Contact: Allison Bostrom,, (202) 289-7442

Connectiv Announces 2017 Connectiv Innovation Awards Winners
Connectiv Innovation Awards focus on innovation and imagination to recognize innovators in six categories, plus two leadership awards

NEW YORK (August 28, 2017)Connectiv, the Business Information Association, announced winners of a brand-new awards program, the Connectiv Innovation Awards. The program is based on innovative solutions to the biggest problems facing the industry. The 17 Innovation Award winners will present and compete for the People’s Choice Innovation Award on September 28 at the Innovation Awards Festival in New York.

Six Innovation Category Winners

Retaining Top Talent

  • SourceMedia
  • A Data Pro

Revitalizing Workplace Culture

  • alliantgroup
  • CQ Roll Call
  • John Wiley & Sons

Leveraging Ecosystem Partners

  • UBM
  • 1105 Media
  • Watt Global Media

Retooling the Business Model

  • PennWell Corporation
  • SourceMedia
  • Randall-Reilly

Delivering a Dynamic Customer Experience

  • Reed Tech Navigator™ for Medical Devices
  • Thomson Reuters Financial News
  • e.Republic - Governing

Creating a New Revenue Stream

  • PMMI/Packaging World
  • CFE Media
  • Praetorian Digital

The two Leadership Awards will be announced at the Festival: The Disruptive Innovator and The Most Innovative Company.

Mike Marchesano, managing director of Connectiv states, “Innovation is the backbone of any successful organization. The Innovation Awards demonstrated that the business information industry is leading the way in transforming its business to be competitive in the digital economy. The winners reflect creativity and ingenuity in everything from new tech systems and processes to addressing the needs of a next gen workforce who will lead these companies into the future. This is a signature program for Connectiv, which is an advocate for accelerating innovation in the business information industry.”

All winners will present their ideas at the Innovation Awards Festival in New York on September 28 to present their ideas (in three minutes). The Awards Advisory Board will query each candidate in a shark-tank type format, and the audience will select the People’s Choice Award, real time after the presentations.

About Connectiv
Connectiv (the Business Information Association), is the only global business information association that accelerates innovation for leading and emerging content, data and technology companies. Connectiv helps members move faster and smarter with collective knowledge, access and resources. We move business forward by providing the essential information and services that are pivotal for millions of global businesses to make the right decisions to drive commerce. Connectiv membership represents over 200 world-class business information companies who reach an audience of more than 100 million professionals. These companies drive more than $20 billion in annual revenues, and their collective industries represent a $400 billion global market. Connectiv is held by SIIA, is an umbrella association representing 800+ technology, data and media companies globally. For more information, visit