(WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.) - July 17, 2009 - ReachLocal Inc. (http://www.reachlocal.com), a global leader in local online marketing, announced today that it has been selected to the 2009 AlwaysOn Global 250 List as a technology innovator in digital media. The AlwaysOn Global 250 Award recognizes private, emerging technology companies that create business opportunities in high-growth markets. ReachLocal was chosen among more than 800 companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders.
"We are honored to have been selected to the AlwaysOn Global 250 List," said Zorik Gordon, Co-Founder and CEO of ReachLocal. "This distinction acknowledges the dedication of ReachLocal employees who work hard to create and deliver the best Internet advertising platform for local and national brands around the world. We also share this award with our tens of thousands of advertisers and the many media publishers who offer ad inventory through the ReachLocal Xchange."
ReachLocal will be recognized at the AlwaysOn & STVP Summit at Stanford University on July 28-30. The company was selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team based on demonstration of growth, market opportunity, quality of innovation and customer traction. Currently ReachLocal's nearly 500 Internet Marketing Consultants (IMCs) manage local, regional and national advertisers out of more than 35 offices in the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.
"It's no secret that technology and innovation are vital to bringing our country out of economic recession," said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "The companies on this year's list have not only created innovative technologies that solve real business problems, but have stimulated economic growth through the generation of new jobs. I congratulate every winner selected for this year's award and wish them all tremendous success in the future."
A full list of all the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn Web site at http://alwayson.goingon.com/permalink/post/32719
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