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DEA Recognized at the 2014 American Business Awards (Stevies(R)) for Excellence in Customer Service

Company Receives Bronze Stevie Award in the Customer Service Department of the Year Category

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/19/14 -- DEA, the leading provider of facilities scheduling and event management solutions, announced today that it was honored as a Bronze Stevie Award winner in the 2014 Support Department of the Year category at the 12th Annual American Business Awards. The support team was recognized for its commitment to their customer's success in supporting EMS Software by DEA.

The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S are eligible to submit nominations. More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and nearly every industry were submitted for consideration this year. Organizations compete against other businesses of the same size in the same industry.

"Our support team is an integral part of each customer's experience with DEA. As we continue to grow, the team consistently remains focused on our customers' success and works to exceed their expectations," said Dean Evans, company president and founder. "We are incredibly proud to receive this recognition from the American Business Awards for the fourth consecutive year. It is an extraordinary honor for our team."

"I am continuously impressed by our support team's dedication to providing the best possible service to our customers," said Joann Amoroso, customer care manager. "Each and every day I am encouraged by our team's willingness to go above and beyond to support our customers. We are proud to have been selected for this award yet again."

The awards were presented on Friday, June 13, 2014 during a ceremony at the Fairmount Millennium Park Hotel in Chicago, Ill.

About DEA

Founded in 1986 and based in Denver, DEA is the leading provider of facilities scheduling and event management solutions for meeting and event scheduling, resource management, academic scheduling, shared workspace management (office "hoteling"), web calendaring and online registration and surveys.

More than 4,000 organizations rely on EMS software, including many Fortune 100 companies and other leading corporations and law firms, over 1,000 higher education campuses, thousands of conference centers, religious organizations, hospitals, cultural venues and sports facilities. The company's products are used in over 75 countries and backed by an award-winning customer support team. For more information, visit and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. A fifth program, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, will debut this year. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at


EMS and the EMS logo are registered trademarks of DEA (Dean Evans and Associates LLC).

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