Social media risk management technology company shares success of region as ‘Birmingham Bounces BackCrowdControlHQ, with its headquarters in the historic Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham, has reached the finals of the Birmingham Post Business Awards 2014.The company has been shortlisted in the Technology and Digital category from a record number of 100 entries to the awards, which are reputed to be the premier celebration of commerce in the Midlands. The winners will be announced on Wednesday, 26th November at a special gala event being held at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham City Centre.

The theme of this year’s awards – ‘Birmingham Bounces Back’ – celebrates the entrepreneurial talent and drive of Midlands based organisations at a time when employment is up, investment is rising, unemployment is down and the region is exporting more than ever before, attracting cash from abroad.

As the UK’s leading social media risk management and compliance platform designed specifically for enterprise organisations, CrowdControlHQ is a regional success story. It has more than doubled in size over the past year and today services over 125 different clients including public sector organisations, finance and legal companies and many major household brands.

With the tightening up of risk around social media and compliance, plus a requirement to remain compliant with UK law CrowdControlHQ has recently been credited with being the first UK company to make the Forrester Wave™ 2014, Top 10 for social risk management and compliance solutions.

James Leavesley, CEO of CrowdControlHQ said, “2014 has been a truly amazing year for us and reaching the finals of Birmingham Post Business Awards contributes to our efforts to put Birmingham back on the map. It reflects our dedication and commitment to supporting bright young talent at local colleges and investing in the business community as a
whole through wealth creation and new job opportunities. In a very competitive social media market, we’ve successfully doubled our growth with ground-breaking technology that provides our customers with social media engagement tools and a host of UK control and compliance features that set us apart from a myriad of US competitors.”


About CrowdControlHQ
CrowdControlHQ is the UK’s leading social media risk management and compliance platform. The online technology delivers social media control and compliance features, in parallel with social engagement and analytics, to provide a single dashboard for multichannel campaigns. Supported by an award winning customer service team to help brands, organisations and enterprises protect their reputations online.

CrowdControlHQ was launched in 2009. The product was born out of recognition that social media would one day be extensively adopted by UK organisations and tasked to deliver tremendous impact across marketing and customer service functions. The business has received backing from angel investors including Midven and Finance Birmingham.
CrowdControlHQ services over 125 different clients across the public sector, finance and legal sectors plus many household brands including Experian, Serco and Taylor Wimpey.

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