Innovation for the Finest Hotels, Resorts & Spas Worldwide
PAR Springer-Miller Awarded Two Bronze Stevie® Awards Recognizing PAR’s Atrios® Guest Experience Management Software at 2013 American Business Awards
Bronze Award for “The Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year”
Bronze Award for “Tech Innovation of the Year” Regarding ATRIO Software
New Hartford, NY — September 24, 2013 – PAR Springer-Miller, a subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation (NYSE:PAR) announced today that they received two Bronze Stevie® Awards for their ATRIO® Guest Experience Management Software in two separate categories: the Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year – Up to 2,500 Employees and Tech Innovation of the Year – At Organizations With Up to 1,000 Employees at The 11thAnnual American Business Awards held on September 16th in San Francisco.
The American Business Awards represent the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. may submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” winners received the trophies during a gala banquet on Monday, September 16th at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco. More than 250 nominees and their guests attended the event.
More than 3,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and from virtually every industry submitted nominations this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others.
PAR Springer-Miller and ATRIO received nominations for Moving Hospitality to the Cloud in both the Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year – Up to 2,500 Employees category and Tech Innovation of the Year – At Organizations With Up to 1,000 Employees category.
“I could sense the applause throughout the entire company, worldwide, when we learned we received a Bronze Award in two categories. We take great pride in these awards and the realization that we solve many of the issues facing the global hospitality industry through our innovative products and services,” commented Larry Hall, President & CEO of PAR Springer-Miller. “Executives around the world recognize the Stevies as the “Oscars” for business. We’re honored to receive these awards.”
Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 320 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process.
“So many remarkable stories of success and innovation were told in the nominations submitted to this year’s American Business Awards,” said Michael Gallagher, President and founder of the Stevie Awards. “We congratulate all of this year’s Stevie Award winners, and thank them for the inspiration provided by their achievements.”
Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners who were announced on September 16th are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.
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. A fifth program, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, will debut this month. Honoring organizations 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.
About PAR Springer-Miller Systems, Inc.
Since 1984, PAR Springer-Miller Systems, Inc. has earned its reputation as experts in the operation and development of guest-centric hospitality technology systems. The company pioneered guest-centric property management systems with the SMS|Host® Hospitality Management System. They also offer SpaSoft®, the leading solution for dynamic activities management/scheduling, specifically designed to meet the unique needs of resorts, day spas, and medi-spas. Boasting some of the world’s most exclusive resorts and hotels as customers, they are now revolutionizing the industry with the ATRIO hospitality technology platform. ATRIO is moving hospitality to The Cloud, a new user experience and to a new business paradigm. Visit www.atrio.com for more information.
About PAR Technology Corporation
PAR Technology Corporation’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PAR. PAR’s Hospitality segment has been a leading provider of restaurant and retail technology for more than 30 years. PAR offers technology solutions for the full spectrum of restaurant operations, from large chain and independent table service restaurants to international quick service chains. PAR’s Hospitality business also provides hotel management systems with a complete suite of powerful tools for guest management, recreation management, and timeshare/condo management. In addition, PAR offers the spa industry a leading management application specifically designed to support the unique needs of the resort spa and day spa markets, a rapidly growing hospitality segment. Products from PAR also can be found in retailers, cinemas, cruise lines, stadiums and food service companies. PAR’s Government Business is a leader in providing computer-based system design, engineering and technical services to the Department of Defense and various federal agencies. Visit www.partech.com for more information.