Philadelphia, PA — Avencia Incorporated announces that it has received the 2007 Environmental Systems Research Institute’s (ESRI) Foundation Partner of the Year Award for the Philadelphia region.
ESRI, the world-leader in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software, gives the award to the partner who, through hard work and dedication, has consistently built a strong, dependable relationship with ESRI and has made a contribution to the community through its work with GIS technology.
“We’re honored and proud to receive this prestigious award from ESRI,“ said Robert Cheetham, President and CEO of Avencia. ‘We strive to leverage ESRI’s leading edge server products such as ArcGIS Server and ArcWeb Services, and this award is a tribute to both Avencia’s staff and the clients with whom we collaborate. ESRI’s products have enabled us to implement innovative approaches to geographic analysis, geocoding and web-based applications. Avencia’s solutions for digital asset management, geocoding, political advocacy and decision support all benefit from our strategic partnership with ESRI.’
ESRI President, Jack Dangermond presented the award to Robert Cheetham, on March 18, 2007 at ESRI’s annual Worldwide Business Partner Conference, held in Palm Springs, California. An ESRI business partner since 2002, Avencia was considered for the award based on a nomination by the ESRI-Philadelphia regional office. This award follows Avencia’s recognition as Business Partner-of-the-Year in 2006.
“We are very pleased to have Avencia as one of our regional partners and are excited about our ongoing collaboration and their work with ArcGIS Server 9.2,” said Jim Higgins, Regional Manager, ESRI-Philadelphia. “Avencia continues strike a critical balance between developing innovative and repeatable GIS solutions along with the growth of a sustainable base of customers. The Foundation Partner Award is a reflection of Avencia’s dedication to the use of ESRI technology to help support our communities.”
Avencia is Philadelphia-based geographic analysis and software development firm specializing in the creation of innovative location-based software tools to enhance decision-making processes. Avencia believes these location-based technologies can help promote the emergence of more dynamic, vibrant communities. For more information, visit www.avencia.com
For more than 30 years, ESRI has been helping people manage and analyze geographic information. ESRI offers a framework for implementing GIS technology in any organization with a seamless link from personal GIS on the desktop to enterprise wide GIS client/server and data management systems. ESRI GIS solutions are flexible and can be customized to meet the specific needs of users. ESRI is a full service GIS company, ready to help begin, grow and build success with GIS.