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IOGEAR Honored with Two ‘The Best of RetailVision Awards’ [09-24-2008]


Receives Best Vendor and Best Accessory honors at RetailVision Fall

Irvine, CA – September, 2008 – IOGEAR, a manufacturer of innovative technology solutions that are fun, stylish and help people enjoy their daily lives, today announced that it was honored with two Everything Channel (formerly CMP Channel) ‘The Best of RetailVision Awards’: Best Vendor and Best Accessory. The awards are a proven springboard to increased brand awareness and product credibility in the consumer retail channel.
The Best of RetailVision Awards are voted on by more than 150 retail executives who represent 100 retail chains in the United States, Canada and Latin America and buy over $60 billion worth of products each year. After two days of boardroom presentations and one-on-one meetings, the retailers vote on the products and services presented at the show.
In addition to its two wins, IOGEAR was also a finalist in five other categories; Best Presentation, Best Retail Strategy, Best Merchandising, Best Peripheral and Best Hardware. The awards were announced at RetailVision Fall, the premier global event for the retail channel, which took place at the end of August in San Diego, CA. RetailVision has been the recognized leader in bringing together established and emerging vendors with top retailers for nearly 20 years.
“We are thrilled to receive the highest number of nominations in our company’s history at RetailVision Fall,” said Miranda Su, executive vice president of IOGEAR. “We aim to bring innovative products to market on a continual basis and are pleased to be recognized for our commitment to excellence by the nation’s top retail executives.”
RetailVision Fall is the event where new consumer technology products and channel programs are unveiled, retailer-vendor relationships are forged and critical retail merchandising decisions are made. Decision makers from top merchants responsible for offering products and services to the consumer market attend, as well as sales and marketing executives of participating vendor companies that represent a full range of emerging technology products and channel services.

About IOGEAR
IOGEAR, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, CA, offers innovative technology solutions that are fun, stylish and help people enjoy daily life. A consumer electronics leader, the company provides a range of KVM (Keyboard, Video, Mouse) and KVMP (Peripheral), Connectivity, Networking, A/V Digital Home, Mobility and Desktop solutions.
IOGEAR’s products decrease office clutter and energy consumption, reduce electronic waste, enable computer sharing at home and in the office as well as enhance mobility and efficiency when on-the-go. As one of the only true manufacturers in the industry, the company offers high-quality solutions backed by the service and support that consumers demand. Additionally, IOGEAR’s Customer Advocacy Team is available any time day or night at 1-866-946-4327, providing assistance and welcoming feedback regardless of time and location.
IOGEAR is an environmentally-conscious organization that emphasizes conserving natural resources to employees and customers through its GREEN initiative. The company has a dedicated timeline and list of goals to achieve before the close of the decade to ensure its products are as eco-friendly as possible and its packaging utilizes 100% recyclable and biodegradable materials. Additionally, the company has also partnered with Trees for the Future to plant one tree for every product purchased on its Web site, or by members of its GREEN initiative partner program, with a goal of planting 1 million trees.
The company distributes throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia. For further information, please visit IOGEAR’s Web site at www.iogear.com. 
(c) 2008 IOGEAR. All rights reserved. IOGEAR and the IOGEAR logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of IOGEAR. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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About Everything Channel

Everything Channel, formerly CMP Channel, is the one-stop-shop for accessing, enabling and accelerating technology sales channels.  From branding and recruiting to marketing and sales, Everything Channel offers technology marketers the unmatched breadth and depth of global brands and market intelligence combined with an unparallel audience loyalty and credibility serving all technology sales channels.  Through innovative sales and marketing solutions, Everything Channel arms the sellers of technology with the resources they need to achieve measurable and significant results.  Everything Channel is a subsidiary of United Business Media (http://www.unitedbusinessmedia.com/), a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

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