Annual Awards Show Celebrates New England’s Most Innovative Web and Mobile Technology Achievements
Boston, Mass. — June 5, 2013 — Merchant Warehouse®, a leading innovator of payment technologies and merchant account services, today announced it has been selected as a winner in the category of Best Digital Innovation from a Large Enterprise for the 2013 MITX Innovation Awards. Merchant Warehouse’s Genius™ Customer Engagement Platform™ offers merchants universal payment acceptance capability, combined with integrated mobile loyalty, rewards and discounts, so a merchant or business owner consistently delivers an enhanced customer experience by turning the point-of-sale into the point of interaction.
The annual MITX Innovation Awards program is the largest awards competition of its kind, celebrating the innovations powering the future of marketing and revolutionizing the way we work and play. The MITX Award winners were announced in 15 general categories, as well as the PricewaterhouseCoopers Promise Award, Best of Show, an all-new Visionary Award, and People’s Choice Award, at a sold out ceremony held on June 3 at the Westin Copley Place in Boston.
“We are honored to receive this recognition for our Genius Customer Engagement Platform. We’ve always been dedicated to providing innovative solutions to our customers to help them grow through strategic business advantage, and this acknowledgement solidifies that commitment,” said Henry Helgeson, CEO, Merchant Warehouse. “We look forward to another year of digital innovation and technological advances in the mobile payments space.”
“We created the Innovation Awards to give our exciting Massachusetts-based digital and Internet companies a chance to showcase their best stuff,” said MITX President Debi Kleiman. “This year’s winners are top notch, demonstrating just how awesome the tech community is here in Mass, MITX is thrilled to honor their achievements.”
Judges for the MITX Awards included more than 70 industry professionals representing various disciplines including creative directors, designers, technologists, investors and business professionals.
The 2013 Innovation Awards were sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers, Acquia, The Atom Group, Cassidy Turley, Everon, TJX, TripAdvisor, Vitamin T and Wilmer Hale.
For the complete list of winners and other information please visit the MITX Innovation Awards website.
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/.
About Merchant Warehouse
Merchant Warehouse is a recognized leader in the payments industry, offering innovative solutions for payment processing services and product innovation to help online and brick-and-mortar merchants, agents, POS developers and VARs grow strategically while achieving business advantage. With Merchant Warehouse’s Genius Customer Engagement Platform, businesses can dramatically enhance the merchant-customer experience by connecting with customers in the most important place – the sale. A single, intuitive platform that integrates every transaction technology, loyalty program and more, Genius ensures businesses never lose a sale due to a lack of compatibility. Merchant Warehouse is one of the fastest growing payment technology companies in North America.
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