Speakerfile Wins Model of Excellence Award from InfoCommerce Group and Software & Information Industry Association

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Speakerfile has been recognized with a Model of Excellence award by the InfoCommerce Group and the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) to be presented during its DataContent conference on October 9-11, 2012. The Models of Excellence program highlights young companies that are industry "exemplars," breaking new ground in application, business, and content models. Speakerfile Founder and CEO Peter Evans will be speaking at the conference in Philadelphia and will also accept the award.

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InfoCommerce Group regularly scans the data industry landscape to identify products that are pioneering or perfecting new business models, exhibit best practices or offer technological innovation. Those that are re-setting the standards for data excellence are named each year as Models of Excellence, based on content, innovation, utility, functionality, revenue, viability, ambition, and market readiness.

"Speakerfile neatly solves the problem of every event organizer – how to recruit qualified, compelling speakers – with a detailed database of thousands of speakers and strong search capability. Overall, it's a powerful, creative and much-needed offering," said InfoCommerce Group Founder and Managing Director Russell Perkins.

Previous winners of the Model of Excellence include Jigsaw (the company was acquired by Salesforce.com in 2010.) "InfoCommerce Group and SIIA have a talent for spotting early-stage companies who are leading the way in developing new technologies and innovative business models," said Peter Evans. "It's an honor to have the Speakerfile platform recognized by the industry."

In its announcement of its winners, it was noted by the SIIA Content Division that "Speakerfile transforms the way companies connect their experts to the global market by combining a marketplace model with a dynamic visual search experience, as well as strong content management and workflow functionality. The expert visibility platform helps thousands of event organizers, media, and potential customers discover, evaluate, and connect with thought leaders around the world. Speakerfile has created a useful, high-value service for organizations to help achieve or maintain eminence in their industries."

About Speakerfile

Speakerfile is the expert visibility platform that allows an organization to quickly build, manage and promote rich-media profiles of their experts. It's the first inbound marketing solution for organizations seeking to better promote their experts and thought leaders as speakers and media sources. Top corporations, associations and nonprofits use Speakerfile to create professional looking, search optimized speaker profiles to feature on their website and on Speakerfile.

Offered free of charge to event organizers and media, Speakerfile features thousands of rich-media profiles for industry and professional speakers covering over 11,000 topics, making it the fastest growing online marketplace connecting experts and events. Speakerfile clients include Deloitte, TV Ontario, KPMG, The Conference Board of Canada, and Constant Contact. For more information, visit Speakerfile.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @Speakerfile for frequent updates.

Media Contact: Cara Posey Speakerfile, 202-630-5270, cposey@speakerfile.com

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