(Woodland Hills, Calif.) - May 20, 2009 - ReachLocal Inc. (http://www.reachlocal.com), a global leader in local online marketing, announced today it has been named by the American Business AwardsSM as a 2009 Stevie® Award finalist for the Most Innovative Company of the Year and the Best Overall Company of the Year for companies up to 2,500 employees.
The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the United States are eligible to submit entries to the ABAs - public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.
The announcement comes on the heels of ReachLocal's April launch of the ReachLocal Xchange - a new proprietary technology platform that enables major and long tail Internet publishers and solutions providers a cost-effective way to tap into the advertising budgets of local advertisers. For local advertisers, the ReachLocal Xchange offers unprecedented reach to potential customers across the ever-expanding spectrum of Internet publishers.
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.
Stevie Award winners will be announced during the annual gala on Monday, June 22 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Six-hundred executives from across the United States are expected to attend. The ceremonies will be broadcast on radio nationwide by the Business TalkRadio Network and hosted by Cheryl Casone of Fox Business Network.
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About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.
Director of Corporate Communications