Rave Mobile Safety Honored as Gold Stevie® Award Winner in 2014 American Business Awards


Winners in ABA’s Tech & New Product Awards Ceremony Announced in San Francisco

Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, was presented with a Gold Stevie® Award in the 12th Annual American Business Awards. Rave was recognized for its Smart911Connect solution as an innovative new software product of the year.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

Nicknamed the Steviesfor the Greek word for “crowned,” the trophies were presented to winners during a gala banquet on Friday, September 12 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.  More than 250 nominees and their guests attended the presentation of new product awards, website awards, app awards, and more.

This year’s American Business Awards were presented at two awards events.  Awards for marketing, customer service, human resources, and other disciplines were announced in Chicago in June.  Friday night’s event focused on the technology and new product awards categories.

More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. Rave Mobile Safety won the Gold Stevie Award in the “New Software Product or Service of the Year – Other” category for its Smart911Connect solution.

Smart911Connect is a comprehensive program based on the patented Smart911 platform, providing the first open, standards-based programming interfaces for third parties to deliver diverse data sets to 9-1-1 centers. It features audit trails and logging of all data displayed to telecommunicators, NG9-1-1 and CJIS compliant security, and public-safety-optimized user interface for rendering third party data at a PSAP. Smart911Connect also provides call taking and dispatch solution providers with new market potential by allowing rich data to be embedded within products and applications, while eliminating complex sourcing, formatting and validating of these new forms of data.

“We are extremely grateful to have Smart911Connect be recognized by the American Business Awards,” said Tom Axbey, chief executive officer of Rave Mobile Safety. “To have our product stand out from such a competitive field of innovative solutions is truly an honor. Rave congratulates all the finalists and winners in this year’s competition.”

Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 240 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process.

“We’re delighted to recognize so many innovative companies, new products, technical achievements, and technology executives this year,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.  “We congratulate all of the Stevie Award winners, and thank them for the inspiration their achievements have stimulated.”

Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners who were announced on September 12 are available at



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