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BOXLIGHT honored as bronze STEVIE® Award Winner in 2015 American Business Awards

Winners in ABA’s New Product and Technology-Related Categories Announced in San Francisco

Belfair, WA (October 12, 2015) BOXLIGHT was presented with a Bronze Stevie® Award for their DeskBoard, in the New Product of the Year for Education in The 13th Annual American Business Awards.

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.

BOXLIGHT’s DeskBoard is a multipurpose interactive classroom solution that can be used as an interactive desk surface or raised and tilted to use as an interactive touch screen. The DeskBoard features multi-finger touch – enabling up to ten individual and simultaneous finger or pen interaction points. A remote control operates the motorized height and tilt adjustments and the mobile cart allows for complete mobility of the DeskBoard. It is a complete mobile solution that can be wheeled from class to class and the height and tilt adjustments mean it can accommodate a wide range of students and activities.

“BOXLIGHT has always focused on the needs of our customers and has strived to innovate based on those needs. This is a prime example of a ground-breaking product that BOXLIGHT developed for our partners and customers,” says Sunshine Nance, Director Global Marketing & Communications. “When educators see the DeskBoard for the first time, it is a ‘jaw-dropper, gotta-have-it’ reaction. We are thrilled about being a finalist for the Best New Product of the Year for the American Business Awards – it is an absolute honor,” Nance concludes.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards were presented to winners during a gala banquet on Friday, September 11 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco. More than 250 nominees and their guests attended for the presentation of new product awards, management awards, app awards, and more.

This year’s American Business Awards were presented at two events. Stevies for excellence in customer service, human resources, marketing, websites, publications, videos, management, and other disciplines were announced in Chicago in June. And another event focused on new product and technology-related categories, tech-related management, and select company/organization 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. BOXLIGHT Inc. was nominated in the New Product and Technology-Related Categories category for New Product or Service of the Year for Education.

Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 200 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process.

“We are extremely impressed with the quality of the entries we received this year. The competition was intense and every organization that won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “To those outstanding individuals and organizations that received Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Awards, the judges and I are honored to celebrate your many accomplishments. You are setting a high standard for professionals nationwide.”


BOXLIGHT has been developing and manufacturing award winning projectors since its inception in 1985. We pride ourselves in offering industry leading technical support and ISF Certified® service available 24 hours / 7 days per week / 365 days per year – for the lifetime of the product.

BOXLIGHT’s ability to respond to customer needs allows for personalized service and an unbeatable relationship with dealers and partners. BOXLIGHT is able to build products to specification or customize product on an individual basis.

BOXLIGHT offers one of the best service and support packages available with a three-year parts and labor warranty and a 90-day or 500-hour (whichever comes first) lamp guarantee on all new products. The Lamps for Life program replaces projector lamps for the lifetime of the projector for one low fee.

BOXLIGHT operations encompass sales in the United States and worldwide. Headquarters are located in Belfair, Washington with offices in Mexico City, Taiwan and China. BOXLIGHT products and services are available on-line at or by calling 360.464.2119.

About The Stevie Awards Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. 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