Two Web Sites and Acquisition PR Campaign Earn Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie® Awards for Tanis Communications

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – June 7, 2016 – Tanis Communications won three Stevie Awards in The 14th Annual American Business Awards. Earning Gold, Silver and Bronze awards, Tanis’s work on web sites for clients Leeyo Software Inc., and Crossbar Inc, and its PR Campaign for client RetailNext were selected as winning entries out of more than 3,400 nominations across organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry.

“At Tanis, we pride ourselves on bringing strategic thinking and creative execution to fully integrated communications and marketing programs that accelerate business results,” said Nikki Tanis, president of Tanis Communications. “The judges of the Stevie Awards are highly credentialed and renown professionals in the marketing and communications field. Their validation of our work with three Stevie’s awards is a great testimonial to the capabilities of the entire Tanis team as well as the internal marketing teams of our clients.”

Tanis won the Gold Stevie in the Computer Hardware Website category for the launch of client Crossbar Inc.’s dynamic website, designed to reinforce the company’s market position as a memory technology leader. The website uses a clean look and features attention-grabbing video showcasing the end user impact of Crossbar’s technology. Tanis won the Silver Stevie in the Financial Services Website category for client Leeyo’s website, delivering a rich user experience, more in depth content and a visually engaging showcase of their revenue recognition software. Lastly, Tanis took home the Bronze Stevie for Communications or PR Campaign of the Year – Marketing – Business-to-Business for the quality and quantity of press coverage of client RetailNext’s acquisition of mobile engagement company Pikato.

“Working with the Tanis team to refine Leeyo’s brand positioning and refresh its website was a great experience,” said Rebecca Cavagnari, Vice President of Marketing at Leeyo. “They brought fresh, new ideas that have really helped to propel our company forward and elevate us above the competition, and won a Stevie in the process. I’d highly recommend Tanis to anyone wanting to take their brand’s story to the next level.”

More than 250 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

“The judges were extremely impressed with the quality of entries we received this year. The competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2016 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.

Crossbar website: http://www.crossbar-inc.com

Leeyo website: https://leeyo.com

RetailNext website: http://retailnext.net/en/about-us/press-room/

About Tanis Communications

Based in Mountain View, California, Tanis Communications is a marketing and PR services firm offering brand strategy, public relations, corporate communications, social media, marketing communications, digital marketing, web and creative services. As the central hub for clients’ internal and external communications efforts, Tanis delivers creative, award-winning programs, helping technology companies bring their innovations to life and engage, inform, inspire and connect with the constituents who matter most. Recognized on the Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies list, and boasting an extensive line-up of awards, Tanis is a new kind of agency – at the intersection of owned, earned, shared and paid content. For more information visit Taniscomm.com, or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. 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 http://www.StevieAwards.com.