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Information in Place Named Mira Awards Finalist

Source: TechPoint Mira Awards

TechPoint Mira Awards

BLOOMINGTON, IN—April 15, 2009—Today TechPoint announced Information in Place as one of its Information Technology Company finalists for its highly regarded Mira awards. Now in its 10th year, the 2009 TechPoint Mira Awards presented by BKD represent the top technology businesses, business professionals and educators in the state of Indiana. Four independent panels of judges chose 63 finalists from a record number of nominations in 11 categories this year. “To receive a record number of entries into the Mira Awards competition and to see so many technology-related companies thriving-particularly during the current national economic downturn-is a real testament to the strength of Indiana’s tech sector,” said Jim Jay, president and CEO of TechPoint. “The Mira Awards recognize the achievements of some outstanding performers and contributors, and it’s also a great way to focus attention on the broader issue of the important role technology plays in our state’s economy.”

According to the 2009 TechAmerica CyberStates report, Indiana’s high-tech economy employs more than 71,000 technology professionals representing an annual payroll of $4.2 billion. CyberStates reports that these in-demand positions pay an average of $83,000 annually, more than double Indiana’s latest reported per-capita income of $32,000.

The 2009 winners will be announced at an “Oscars-style” award ceremony being held Sat., May 16 at The Westin Indianapolis. TechPoint will also honor the past Mira Awards winners and finalists attending the ceremony. Visit http://www.techpoint.org/Mira/Pastwinners.htm for a complete list of previous Mira Awards winners and finalists.

About Information in Place, Inc.
Based in Bloomington, Indiana, Information in Place, Inc. has a strong history of providing high-quality education, training, and performance support solutions for large corporate and governmental clients. The company provides e-learning solutions, intelligent training tools, context-based information management, and performance-enhancement software solutions that greatly increase productivity and reduce the difficulty of managing and disseminating complex information. Subsidiaries of Information in Place include WisdomTools, LLC and Holutions, Inc. Information in Place has been consistently recognized as one of Indiana’s most innovative companies, and was recently selected as one of Indiana’s hottest 50 second-stage companies by Indiana Companies to Watch. The company also scored accolades from Military Training Technology magazine as one of the global top 100 companies in the military training industry for several years. For more information about Information in Place, please visit http://www.infoinplace.com/.

About BKD
BKD, LLP is the CPA and advisory firm of choice for growing companies and high net-worth individuals.  As one of the 10 largest such firms in the country, we help clients go beyond their numbers by applying our technical expertise, unmatched client service and disciplined delivery of solutions to their management and financial needs. BKD’s approximately 2,100 personnel, including approximately 250 partners, are based in 31 offices within 12 states in the central United States. Praxity, AISBL, a global alliance of independent firms, enhances BKD’s ability to serve the dynamic needs of multinational clients. PraxityTM is your gateway to tax, assurance and consulting services delivered by alliance firms committed to the highest standards required in international business. For more information about BKD, please visithttp://www.bkd.com/.

About TechPoint
TechPoint is Indiana’s only statewide technology initiative, representing industry stakeholders including publicly-traded companies, private businesses, colleges and research universities, and local economic development organizations. The mission of TechPoint is to accelerate Indiana’s emerging and vibrant information technology sector by: promoting the successes of IT companies and professionals; supporting the formation, expansion, and attraction of IT companies; and advocating appropriate public policy. For more information about TechPoint, please visit http://www.techpoint.org/.

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