BOSTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX), the professional association for the Internet business and marketing industry, announced the finalists for the 16th Annual MITX Interactive Awards today. MITX has recognized excellence in the creation of web and mobile innovations and emerging applications produced and developed in New England through the awards competition since 1996. Nominees will be honored and winners will be awarded at the annual MITX Awards gala event on Monday, December 5th at the Sheraton Boston.
“Every year the MITX Interactive Awards bring together the very best from the great minds in our community who are producing game-changing digital work,” said MITX president Debi Kleiman. “This is a chance for us to honor and celebrate these achievements. Boston was recently named the most innovative city in the world, and I think the MITX Awards are yet another way to showcase the great thinkers and doers who are innovating at the exciting intersection of creative and technology.”
The MITX Awards finalists truly represent industry excellence. This year the finalists competed in 32 categories including vertical industries ranging from consumer goods to e-commerce. The awards honor web sites, applications, and marketing campaigns that also leverage gaming, mobile, search, online video, and social media from companies active in the Internet business and marketing industries in Massachusetts and greater New England.
The MITX awards have grown to become the largest and most prestigious Web innovation awards competition in the country. The judging committee is comprised of over 100 distinguished senior level professionals from various disciplines in digital including media and marketing executives, academia, industry analysts, creative directors, chief technology officers, webmasters, developers, producers, and content providers.
The MITX Awards are made possible by our wonderful sponsors. The 2011 MITX Awards Platinum Sponsor is PricewaterhouseCoopers. Gold Sponsors are: Boston.com, DLA Piper. Silver Sponsors include adbeast, Atom Group, Flashtalking, HireMinds, Onward Search, ShareThis, Velir.
For more information, to purchase tickets, or to learn more about the ceremony please visit the MITX Awards site.
Established in 1996, MITX -- the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange -- is the leading industry organization focused on the web and mobile, bringing together the digital marketing, media and technology community to engage in what's next and how it will impact the marketing and business worlds. Connecting more than 7,500 professionals in New England, MITX is a dynamic community of thought leaders and collaborators in search of insight, education and opportunity. Creator of FutureM, MITX is headquartered in Boston, MA. For more information, visit http://www.mitx.org/.