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Upper Hand Honored with Two Stevie® Awards in 2020 American Business Awards®

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INDIANAPOLIS (May 26, 2020) – Upper Hand, a leading technology software company serving the sports and fitness industry, today proudly announces that they were named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Training Category and a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Best User Experience Category in the 18th Annual American Business Awards®

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and nonprofit, large and small. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be virtually presented to winners during a live event on Wednesday, August 5. Tickets for the virtual event are now on sale.

“We’re honored to be recognized by the American Business Awards for our ability to drive world-class customer experiences for a wide range of prominent sports and fitness training and enterprise facilities,”said Kevin MacCauley, founder and CEO of Upper Hand. “This incredible recognition is a testament to all the hard work our team puts into delivering innovation through the technology and design of our best software solutions.” 

Upper Hand is a technology company serving the sport and fitness industry. Its innovative software platform gives owners and staff of training facilities, fitness studios, gyms and more a competitive edge in running their businesses by automating business operations to personalize, simplify and maximize the customer journey. Its solutions include seamless facility management and training support to coaches, athletes and studios. 

In the last year alone, Upper Hand’s user base grew by more than 125 percent. In addition, Upper Hand’s arsenal of solutions has grown to also include Upper Hand’s Save Review System (SRS), the world’s first and only video tagging and analysis software focused on hockey goalies, which helps coaches better understand the strengths and weaknesses of goalies. 

“Despite the toughest business conditions in memory, American organizations continue to demonstrate their commitment to innovation, creativity, and bottom-line results,” said Stevie Awards president Maggie Gallagher. “This year’s Stevie-winning nominations are full of inspiring stories of persistence, ingenuity, resourcefulness, and compassion. We celebrate all of their stories and look forward to showcasing them during our virtual awards ceremony on August 5.”

More than 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year and Live Event of the Year, among others. More than 230 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners. 

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2020 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA. To learn more about Upper Hand or receive a demo, feature, please visit www.getupperhand.com or follow them on Facebook or Twitter. 

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About Upper Hand

Upper Hand, Inc. is a technology company solely dedicated to providing solutions that help sports and fitness businesses win. Its innovative software platform and unbeatable customer service help businesses scale to compete in a competitive market, offering simplified front-end office tasks and cutting-edge marketing tools that aim to personalize, simplify and maximize the customer journey. Upper Hand is proudly headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. To learn more about Upper Hand, visit www.getupperhand.com.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 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 http://www.StevieAwards.com.

Sponsors of The 2020 American Business Awards include John Hancock Financial Services, Melissa Sones Consulting, and SoftPro.

Media Contact: Zoe Spilker, Dittoe PR on behalf of Upper Hand, zoe@dittoepr.com or 317.202.2280 x23

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