EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., June 28, 2018 — Somos, Inc., the provider of trusted, neutral Toll-Free numbering and registry administration services for the telecommunications industry, has announced the categories for this year’s Toll-Free Industry Awards, which will be handed out at the 2018 Toll-Free User Summit in Las Vegas, NV on October 9-11.
The Toll-Free Industry Awards recognize individuals or companies for their outstanding examples of leadership or innovation in the Toll-Free industry under three award categories. Nominations for the awards opened today and will close on July 31, 2018. The winners will be chosen by a panel of judges selected by Somos.
The Campaign of the Year Award will be given to one company in recognition of an outstanding marketing campaign to promote Toll-Free Numbers in a new and innovative way. Eligible campaigns include any campaign active between August 2017 and July 2018.
The Advocacy Award will be given to a model individual or organization that has engaged in successful advocacy activities over the past year, or who has a proven track record of positively affecting the industry.
The Fraud Fighter Award will be given to a person or organization actively working to protect the public from fraudulent activities and scams within the Toll-Free industry.
“We’re excited to shine a spotlight on innovators and champions of the Toll-Free Industry,” said Gina Perini, President and Chief Executive Officer, Somos. “The recipients of these awards are trailblazers in our industry and we love seeing all the amazing new ways Toll-Free Numbers are being promoted. We want their stories to inspire others to drive continued growth and innovation for our industry.”
About Somos, Inc. Somos, Inc. a leading provider of trusted, neutral numbering and registry administration services for the telecommunications industry, enables data integrity and access to fuel innovation and growth in Toll-Free and related markets. Somos operates the SMS/800 Toll-Free Number (TFN) Registry to administer and route data for the 41 Million and growing Toll-Free Numbers in use today. This service includes the Texting & Smart Services (TSS) Registry, the centralized registry to administer the use of Toll-Free Numbers for text messaging and multimedia services. To learn more about Somos, please visit www.somos.com.