|By Business Wire||
|November 15, 2012 08:03 AM EST||
Mobile device accessories company ZAGG Inc (NASDAQ: ZAGG) is a gold winner in the Consumer Product of the Year category of the Best in Biz Awards 2012. ZAGG also won bronze in Executive Team of the Year and Marketing Department of the Year categories.
More than 400 entries were received in this year’s awards program, from an array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and regions throughout the U.S. and Canada. Best in Biz Awards 2012 honors were presented in more than 50 categories, including Company of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Executive of the Year, and Best New Product of the Year.
“It is an honor to be recognized by the Best in Biz organization, and we are very excited to have our products and teams acknowledged for their contributions to our success,” said Kent Wuthrich, executive vice president of marketing for ZAGG Inc. “These awards help us gauge our level of achievement as we strive to be the preferred brand in consumer electronics and to offer creative product solutions.”
For the “Consumer Product of the Year” award, ZAGG captured the gold with its ZAGGfolio keyboard accessory. Featuring a carbon fiber textured design and a durable microfiber lining, the ZAGGfolio is a thin multi-function carrying case with removable Bluetooth keyboard for Apple® iPad® 2, 3 and 4. The intuitive, built-in stand of the ZAGGfolio has no moving parts and holds iPad securely in either profile or landscape orientation. The ZAGGfolio is available for $99.99 at ZAGG.com and leading retailers.
The company’s leadership team won the bronze in the “Executive Team of the Year” category for its work expanding ZAGG Inc creative product solutions into new retailers, both domestically and internationally, as well as its efforts ensuring products in the ZAGG and iFrogz portfolios become the preferred brands for consumers shopping for mobile device accessories worldwide.
Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2012 were determined by an independent panel of 32 judges from top-tier news, business and technology publications, as well as broadcast outlets and analyst firms, such as ABC, Businessweek, Computerworld, ECT News Network, Entrepreneur, eWeek, Examiner, Financial Times, Forbes, FOX News, Hartford Business Journal, IDG Ventures, IEEE Institute, Inc., Insight Media, King Features Syndicate, Lab Reviews, Network World, The News and Observer, PC Magazine, ReadWriteWeb, South Florida Business Journal, Tech-Gaming, Techtalk, Upstart Business Journal, USA Today and ZDNet.
For more information about ZAGG, its brands and its product portfolio, visit ZAGG.com.
About ZAGG Inc
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, ZAGG Inc (NASDAQ: ZAGG) is a global mobile device accessories and technology company that provides creative quality product solutions to protect, personalize and enhance a consumer’s mobile experience. With a brand portfolio that includes ZAGG® and iFrogz™, ZAGG manufactures and markets a complete line of mobile device accessories, including keyboards, cases, audio and protective films, through direct, retail, specialty and international channels. ZAGG was formed in 2005 and had gross sales of $179 million in 2011. More information about the company and its brands is at www.ZAGG.com.
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