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DialogTech Named Finalist for 2014 ITA CityLIGHTS Award

CHICAGO – August 20, 2014 – DialogTech, provider of the leading voice-based marketing automation platform for optimizing revenue generation through call analytics and automation, has been selected as a finalist for Illinois Technology Association’s 2014 ITA CityLIGHTS Outstanding Tech Development award. DialogTech is being recognized for its unique and innovative cloud-based platform that enables enterprises and agencies to optimize marketing ROI and revenue generation by tracking, scoring, routing and managing phone leads and voice interactions.

The winners for each of the eight categories will be announced at the ITA CityLIGHTS Awards on Thursday, September 18 at Morgan Manufacturing in Chicago. Each year, ITA CityLIGHTS attracts more than 600 people from 400 organizations including business owners, investors, legislators and policymakers.

The public can contribute to the selection of this year’s winners by voting from August 19 – September 8 at Winners will be determined by composite score (50 percent judges; 50 percent community voting) in all categories except the CityLIGHTS Award, which is determined solely by the ITA Board of Directors.

A panel of accomplished judges representing the Who’s Who in Illinois technology reviewed nominations to select the finalists. This year’s judges hail from major organizations including Fieldglass, Google, HERE, Orbitz and World Business Chicago. The list of past winners includes Gogo, Groupon, NAVTEQ, and Braintree, among others.

“DialogTech is honored that the judges of the 15th Annual ITA CityLIGHTS Awards have recognized our innovation and achievements by selecting us as a finalist for this year’s program,” said DialogTech CEO Irv Shapiro. “This recognition further validates DialogTech’s role as a pioneer and leader in the call tracking and voice-based marketing automation industry. We’re in good company among this group of finalists, and we look forward to connecting with our peers and fellow nominees at the September 18 event.”

“Even after 15 years, I am still awe of the caliber of finalists and companies we get to celebrate each year,” said ITA CEO Fred Hoch. “Our CityLIGHTS program is about raising the bar for the future of Chicago tech and I’m proud to say it gets a little higher and harder every year – sky’s the limit for DialogTech as far as I’m concerned.”

About the ITA

The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) is an enabling organization powering the growth of tech in Illinois. Through vibrant programs, services and strategic consulting, the ITA drives our dynamic industry by working to grow, build and elevate our members. For more information, visit, follow the ITA on Twitter at, and view the ITA’s Facebook profile at

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