SIIA Announces New CODiE Award Program to Recognize Outstanding Business Teams and Individuals

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SIIA Announces New CODiE Award Program to Recognize Outstanding Business Teams and Individuals
The Industry’s Only Peer-Reviewed Annual Awards
will Now Feature “Company CODiE Awards” in addition to its Product and Services Awards Program

WASHINGTON (October 11, 2016) – The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, has added Company CODiE Awards to its annual CODiE Awards line-up. The new awards program will recognize outstanding teams and individuals for their accomplishments, leadership and commitment to the industry.

The CODiEs are the only peer-reviewed awards of their kind and, for over 30 years, have recognized thousands of software, information and education technology companies for achieving excellence in products and services. The all-new 2016 Company CODiE Awards will honor excellence and achievement in the following categories:

  • Company of the Year
  • CEO of the Year
  • Customer Success Team of the Year
  • Finance Team of the Year
  • Marketing Team of the Year
  • Product Team of the Year
  • Sales Team of the Year

“CODiE Awards winners have consistently raised the bar on innovation and creativity with the products and services that have been recognized throughout the years,” said Ken Wasch, President of SIIA. “We are thrilled to add a new program that focuses on the people and companies leading such incredible innovation. Company CODiE Awards will highlight individuals, teams and companies for their positive impact on, and contributions to the software, content and business technology industries.”

Nominations for the first annual Company CODiE Awards are now being accepted and must be received by October 28, 2016; winners will be announced December 1, 2016. You must be an SIIA member in good standing to be eligible to nominate. The nomination form can be found here.

Nominations open on December 5, 2016 for SIIA’s CODiE Awards program recognizing software, information and education technology products and services.

About SIIA
is an umbrella association representing 800+ technology, data and media companies globally. Industry leaders work through SIIA’s divisions to address issues and challenges that impact their industry segments with the goal of driving innovation and growth for the industry and each member company.  This is accomplished through in-person and online business development opportunities, peer networking, corporate education, intellectual property protection and government relations. For more information, visit

About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards
The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to showcase business and education technology’s finest products and services. Since 1986, thousands of products, services and solutions have been recognized for achieving excellence.  For more information, visit