InnerWorkings Named to InformationWeek 500
Company Recognized for New Platform that Enhances Global Purchasing and
CHICAGO -- September 10, 2013
InnerWorkings, Inc. (NASDAQ: INWK), a leading global marketing supply chain
company, today announced it has been named to the InformationWeek 500, an
annual listing of the nation's most innovative users of business technology.
InnerWorkings was selected for the award as a result of the platform it is
deploying to globalize its purchasing and e-commerce solutions, providing more
control and consistency across key backend functionality. The platform works
seamlessly across currencies, languages and local regulatory environments.
“We are honored to have our work recognized by InformationWeek," said Rob
Burkart, Senior Vice President of Business Technology. "Our enhanced global
platform will provide us greater operational visibility and elevate our data
advantage, allowing us to more effectively serve our growing multinational
"The theme of this year's InformationWeek 500 is digital business. It's a
movement, rooted in data analytics, mobile computing, social networking and
other customer-focused technologies that are turning companies and industries
on their ear," said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. "Every
enterprise is now a digital business — or needs to become one fast. The
organizations in our ranking are leading the way."
InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of
information technology with its annual InformationWeek 500 listing, and also
tracks the technology, strategies, investments, and administrative practices
of some of the best‐known organizations in the country. Past overall winners
include Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, PACCAR Inc., The Vanguard Group,
CME Group, National Semiconductor, Con‐Way, and Principal Financial Group.
Unique among corporate rankings, the InformationWeek 500 spotlights the power
of innovation in information technology. Additional details on the
InformationWeek 500 can be found online at www.informationweek.com/iw500/.
InnerWorkings, Inc. (NASDAQ: INWK) is a leading global marketing supply chain
company servicing corporate clients across a wide range of industries. With
proprietary technology, an extensive supplier network and deep domain
expertise, the Company procures, manages and delivers printed materials and
promotional products as part of a comprehensive outsourced enterprise
solution. InnerWorkings is based in Chicago, IL, employs approximately 1,400
individuals, and maintains 49 global offices. Among the many industries
InnerWorkings services are: retail, financial services, hospitality,
non-profits, healthcare, food & beverage, broadcasting & cable, education,
transportation and utilities.
For more information visit: www.inwk.com.
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Brad Moore, (312) 277-1510
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