London (22 January 2015) – Global education technology solutions company Promethean is celebrating today after winning the coveted ‘ICT Company of the Year’ (turnover £10m+) title at last night’s Bett Awards 2015 ceremony. As ICT Company of the Year, Promethean’s proven innovation in education and demonstrable commitment to supplying educators with exceptional tools has again been recognised by the industry, previously winning the category in 2011 followed by a finalist place in 2014.
Commenting on the success, Ian Curtis, Head of Western Europe, Africa & ANZ, said: “As a company we are passionate about education. Succeeding as a finalist in the Bett Awards was rewarding in itself. To emerge as an overall winner in the ICT Company of the Year category is a real accolade, and it serves as confirmation that Promethean is continuing to take the right steps to improve the lives of students and teachers. ”
The judges were very impressed with Promethean who they described as a ‘world class company’. They commented, “Competing in a challenging interactive ICT display market Promethean has led the way developing new products to support innovation in the classroom. Promethean’s support of the Education Fast Forward not-for-profit organisation to debate and raise critical education issues of today has been significant. This determined approach in challenging times along with their great customer service and corporate social responsibility, make Promethean worthy winners of this year’s ICT Company of the Year over £10m award.”
The Awards form an integral part of Bett each year, the world’s leading showcase of education technology solutions. According to the Bett Awards team, 2015 has been another record breaking year for entries into the awards with a 20% increase in submissions overall.
Considered by many as the most esteemed accolade in the industry, the Bett Awards provide a showcase of resources and companies that seek to provide educators with the information, ideas and inspiration that are fundamental to the learning process.
Promethean’s commitment to providing educators with innovative solutions to drive learning has consistently been recognised by the Bett Awards, including finalist selections in ICT Innovator of the Year, ICT Exporter of the Year and Free Digital Content for 2015 as well as ICT Exporter of the Year (2014), ICT Company of the Year (2011) and ‘Highly Commended Digital Device’ for the ActivTable (2013).
Promethean (LSE: PRW) is a global education company that improves learning productivity by developing, integrating and implementing innovative 21st century learning environments that help make everyone more engaged, empowered and successful. Headquartered in the UK, with a US office in Atlanta, Georgia, Promethean World Plc is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. More information about Promethean is available at www.PrometheanWorld.com.
Louise Matthews, Technical Marketing & PR
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Suzy Swindle, Promethean