March 1, 2012 –- Boulder, CO
Today Boulder-based online survey software company SurveyGizmo was named the recipient of the Blue Ribbon Small Business Award, a national award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes a company’s innovative business practices, employee development, outstanding customer service and contribution to its community. “The recipients of this year’s Blue Ribbon Award excelled in business amid great uncertainty and thrived despite difficult economic times,” said Thomas J. Donohue, U.S. Chamber president and CEO.
SurveyGizmo’s survey software allows enterprise, large, and small businesses to create online surveys, questionnaires and and other online forms. In 2011 the company’s sales grew 54% from 2010. “We appreciate being recognized for not only our success in growing our business, but for how we care for our employees and our community,” says Christian Vanek, CEO and Co-founder of SurveyGizmo. “We don’t have a desire to be purchased or go public, we would rather grow a sustainable way that builds a stable, long-term company. As we grow our focus will be on keeping our company culture in tact and supporting the community in which we do business.”
This year’s 75 Blue Ribbon winners were selected from a record number of nationwide nominations. They will be honored at America’s Small Business Summit 2012, May 21–23 in Washington, D.C. These award winners embody the spirit of American free enterprise,” said Donohue. “Today, the Chamber celebrates the positive impact made by these companies and is proud to recognize them for their outstanding achievements.” To learn more about America’s Small Business Summit, visit www.uschambersummit.com.
SurveyGizmo is an online survey software company that gives enterprise and business-to-business companies, researchers, non-profit organizations and educational institutions powerful tools to create online surveys, questionnaires and forms – allowing capture and analysis of virtually any type of data essential for business.
Founded in 2006 and based in Boulder, Colorado, SurveyGizmo is an industry thought leader focused on bringing its customers new solutions for gathering and managing data, while delivering unparalleled support. SurveyGizmo has developed some of the most innovative technologies in the online survey industry, and its API provides easy integration of its robust data collection platform with external enterprise software. SurveyGizmo has more nearly 150,000 users in more than 60 countries. To learn more, go to www.surveygizmo.com