BIS BV Proclaimed Most Innovative Compnay 2015
London, February 10, 2016 – BIS BV – a subsidiary of Mood Media Corp – has been awarded the Netherlands’ most innovative company on behalf of the National Business Success Award Institute.
BIS, a European leader in AudioVisual, Video & ICT integration and a division of the Mood Media Corporation (TSX:MM/LSE AIM:MM), specialises in the realisation of AV & ICT solutions, conference systems, digital signage (narrowcasting) and room management.
High praise from the judges
Members of the awarding body commended BIS for the level of innovation demonstrated across all aspects of the services it provides. In particular, BIS was praised by Professor of Financial Economics, Sylvester Eijffinger, on behalf of the jury for its ‘bricks, bytes & behaviour’ philosophy. Through this, BIS realises its audiovisual solutions, characterised by innovative components in the office environment (bricks), hardware and software (bytes) and user behaviour.
Speaking at the awards, former Dutch Prime Minister, Jan Peter Balkenende quoted Apple founder Steve Jobs: “Innovation is what sets leaders apart from followers”.
The services that BIS provides focus on the transfer of information using audiovisual solutions, videoconferencing, narrowcasting and ICT development. In its approach, BIS focuses fully on the user, the application that the user envisages and the application that best supports the objectives.
How this links with practice
In 2015, BIS equipped almost 5000 rooms with audio-visual solutions, meeting the demands of various industries – from local authorities, leaders in the chemical industry and hospitals. BIS plays a part in the decision-making process, provides advice to achieve the correct solution. This approach, guarantees innovation, functionality, quality, reliability and user convenience.
In accepting the award, Jean Pierre Overbeek, CEO of the international BIS Group, said: “It is extraordinary that we are receiving this recognition in a country that’s known for its knowledge economy and power of innovation. It’s a wonderful boost and the icing on the cake for a fantastic team performance! In our philosophy, we combine strong customer focus with innovation, knowledge, drive and service”.
Notes to the editor:
BIS, a division of the Mood Media Corporation (TSX:MM/LSE AIM:MM), specifies, designs, installs and maintains rooms where Audiovisual and ICT total solutions play a central role. As a European leader in AudioVisual, Video & ICT integration, BIS specialises in the realisation of AV & ICT solutions, conference systems, digital signage (narrowcasting) and room management in particular; combined with well-thought-out technical services. Furthermore, BIS has an excellent reputation to maintain in the area of event rental and digital productions. BIS employs around 200 people who are based at strategically located sites in Europe (the Netherlands, Belgium, England, Germany and France).
About Mood Media Corporation
Mood Media Corporation (TSX:MM) is the world’s largest integrated provider of in-store customer experience solutions, including audio, visual, interactive, scent, voice and advertising. Mood Media’s solutions reach over 150 million consumers each day through more than half a million subscriber locations in over 40 countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.
Mood Media Corporation’s client base includes more than 850 international brands in diverse market sectors that include: retail, from fashion to financial services; hospitality, from hotels to health spas; and food retail, including restaurants, bars, quick-serve and fast casual dining.
For further information please contact:
Erwin Hout, Marketing Director, BIS