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Kinaxis Honored As Gold Stevie® Award Winner In 2012 International Business Awards(SM)

Kinexions Annual Training & User Conference Chosen for Its One-of-a-Kind ‘Late Late Supply Chain Show’ Format

OTTAWA, ON – August 16, 2012 – Kinaxis®, provider of RapidResponse®, a cloud-based solution at the heart of planning and response management for value chain operations, was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Live Events category in The 9th Annual International Business Awards.

The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. With over 3,200 nominations, the Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 300 executives worldwide.

“It’s an incredible honor to be selected as a Gold Stevie Award winner,” said Douglas Colbeth, CEO of Kinaxis. “As a leader in supply chain management solutions, we are pleased at how engaged our customers are at Kinexions, our annual user conference, and look forward to hosting another great show, October 17-19, 2012.”

What makes Kinexions a Stevie winner, is that it provides a refreshing twist to a traditional conference gathering. The entire agenda is wrapped into a live version of the famous “Late Late Supply Chain Show.” At Kinexions customers are empowered with the knowledge and tools for success, while being entertained with host Bill Dubois who keeps the energy high.

Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at

Special thanks to: Lynda Hislop, Event Experiences; Carey Dicksion, 5-0 Productions; Pat McGowan and Amanda Barakat, InMotion; JoAnna Miller, Creative Mill; Mark Loewenstein, Web Development; and Paul Prusha, Graphic Designer.

About Kinaxis

Kinaxis delivers cloud-based S&OP and supply chain applications for discrete manufacturers and brand owners with complex supply chain networks and volatile business environments. Leaders across multiple industry verticals, including A&D, Automotive, High Tech, Industrial and Life Sciences rely on RapidResponse applications to create a foundation for concurrent planning, continuous performance monitoring, and coordinated responses to plan variances across multiple areas of the business. All founded on a single product, RapidResponse’s configurable applications encompass a full spectrum of supply chain related business processes, including such functions as: S&OP, supply planning, capacity planning, demand planning, inventory management, MPS and order fulfillment. As a result, Kinaxis customers have replaced disparate planning and performance management tools and are realizing significant operations performance breakthroughs in planning cycles, supply chain response times and decision accuracy. From a single product, customers are able to easily model varying supply chain conditions to make both long-term and real-time demand and supply balancing decisions quickly, collaboratively, and in line with the shared business objectives of multiple stakeholders.

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