Cambridge, Mass. - May 6, 2008 - HubSpot was selected as a finalist for the 5th Annual Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX) Technology Awards. The MITX What's Next Forum & Technology Awards recognize innovative technologies developed in the New England area, as well as the individuals and organizations responsible for driving these advancements. MITX is the country's leading association bringing together digital marketing, media and technology professionals to engage in what's next for the web and how it impacts the marketing and business worlds.
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"We founded this Company because we believe successful marketing programs are fundamentally different than they were 10 years ago. Marketers must implement effective online marketing programs to compete with the competition," said Brian Halligan, CEO and Co-Founder, HubSpot. "Since our founding in 2006, we have worked with hundreds of customers to put this belief into practice and we've seen the success first hand. We've been lucky enough to be named as a finalist a number of times recently and we look forward to the MITX awards ceremony in June."
"In its fifth year, the MITX Technology Awards have attracted some of the most distinguished technological innovations that the region has to offer," said Kiki Mills, executive director of MITX. "It is this tremendous interest that enables our organization to accomplish its mission of uniting the brightest minds in the digital marketing, media and technology community and honoring their outstanding achievement."
HubSpot will be recognized with the other finalists in the category of Marketing/Customer Relationship Technologies at an awards ceremony attended by the region's top technology and business professionals. Winners will be announced at the ceremony at the Royal Sonesta Hotel on Tuesday, June 3, 2008. This year's keynote speaker and special honoree is Dr. Amar Bose, Chairman & Founder of Bose Corporation.
The ceremony is preceded by the What's Next Forum. The topic, Is Advertising the Model of the Future? will be a forward-looking discussion on whether online advertising is the winning model of the future for more than just content.
The MITX What's Next Forum & Technology Awards are sponsored by Backbone Media, DLA Piper, Invest Northern Ireland, LEWIS PR, Oracle and Technology Review.
HubSpot is an inbound marketing system that helps your company get found online, generate more inbound prospects and convert a higher percentage of them into leads and customers. HubSpot helps companies get found by more prospects using search engine optimization and marketing, leveraging blogs and the blogosphere and engaging in online social media. By using landing pages, lead intelligence and marketing analytics, HubSpot customers convert more prospects into leads and customers. Based in Cambridge, MA, HubSpot Internet marketing can be found at http://www.hubspot.com and the Website Grader free SEO tool is available at http://www.websitegrader.com.
Established in 1996, MITX-the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange is the leading industry organization focused on the web, bringing together the digital technology, marketing and media community to engage in what is next for the web and how it will impact the marketing and business worlds. Reaching more than 6,000 professionals in New England, MITX is a dynamic and growing community of thought leaders, collaborators, and individuals in search of insight, education and opportunity. With more than 60 events annually, MITX provides its members with the opportunity to promote their companies to targeted audiences and provides a valuable forum for networking to source potential business leads, partnerships, ideas, funding and other likeminded peers in the industry. MITX is headquartered in Cambridge, Mass. For more information please go to www.mitx.org.