Chicago, IL â September 19, 2016 â HubTran, the company that applies artificial intelligence to back-office operations for the transportation industry, has been selected as one of the top 100 finalists in the running for the 15th annual Chicago Innovation Awards.
The awards celebrate the most innovative products and services in the Chicago region across all organization sizes, sectors, and industries.
Chicago is the third largest city in the US and, with a $500 billion economy, one of the largest economic hubs in the world. Chicago and the surrounding area host 30 Fortune 500 company headquarters, 12 Fortune Global 500, and 10 Financial Times Global 500 companies.
âWeâre pleased to have made it this far against so many excellent competitors,â said HubTran CEO Matt Bernstein. âIt reflects well on what weâve accomplished here and recognizes the game-changing value weâve brought to our customers and the transportation industry.â
Sponsored by a cross section of prestigious Chicago-based businesses, Chicago Innovation Awards has recognized Chicagoâs most creative businesses annually since 2002.
Out of the Top 100 Finalists, the 13-judge panel will select 10 winners. The winners will be invited to ring the NASDAQ Bell in New York City and attend separate meetings with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Governor Bruce Rauner, and Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle.