NewSky XR Brings the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Awards Winner Announcements into the Metaverse

SIIA Press Contact: Jenny Baranowski

NewSky XR Brings the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Awards Winner Announcements into the Metaverse

For Immediate Release: 

Washington, DC – Today, SIIA announced that it will be leveraging NewSky XR’s cutting-edge immersive event platform to take the signature CODiE Awards into the metaverse for the winner announcements, scheduled June 8th and 9th. 

Known as the “Oscars” of the software industry, the CODiE Awards are presented annually by SIIA to top software, information, ed tech and business products, teams and leaders. 

“We are thrilled to work with NewSky XR on this year’s CODiE Award winner announcement party. Our partnership will provide revelers an opportunity to interact and engage in the metaverse,” said Jennifer Baranowski, Managing Director of the CODiE Awards. “NewSky XR ‘s platform not only personifies the best of the CODiEs – representing cutting edge technology – but offers everyone involved an exceptional experience.”

This year’s CODiE Award winner announcement will also feature a pre show and afterparty in the NewSky XR New York Rooftop location in the metaverse, providing a whole new level of virtual interactivity and participant engagement. 

Event participants can log in to NewSky XR’s secure online platform and customize avatars with video screen heads to network with industry leaders in a high-fidelity, rich texture, photo-realistic environment. The event is free to attend, but pre-registration is required. Learn more about pre-registration at

“We’re excited to be a part of the team that takes the CODiE Awards into the metaverse, a computing platform that will be as transformative to society and industry as the mobile phone.” said Tim Weisbrod, Chief Technology Officer at NewSky XR.

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
About NewSky XR
NewSky XR creates digital worlds that cultivate authentic interaction. The company’s award-winning SaaS platform hosts meetings and events for Fortune 500 companies, industry associations, national sports organizations, and celebrities. NewSky XR produces training sessions, job fairs, product launches, annual meetings, celebrations, social gatherings, and more. Founded in 2020, the company has merged the best and brightest gaming technology innovators with a team of leading corporate business meeting, communication, and learning experts to create a virtual event platform that takes participant engagement to the next level. NewSky XR provides a level of realism and immersion that cannot be achieved in alternative video conferencing and virtual event platforms. Visit to learn more.
About SIIA
SIIA is the only professional organization connecting more than 450 data, financial information, education technology, specialized content and publishing companies. Our diverse members provide the critical data, content, and information that drives the global economy, informs financial networks, connects learners and educators, and drives innovation. Learn more at

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