Nov. 9, 2012
-- Scottsdale, AZ – Bob La Loggia, CEO and founder of Appointment-
Plus mobile and online scheduling software, was recognized as the 2012 Ed Denison Business Leader of the Year by the Arizona Technology Council last night at the 10th Annual Governor’s Celebration of Innovation awards reception held at the Phoenix Convention Center.
A global pioneer in designing online appointment scheduling solutions for businesses and organizations of all sizes, La Loggia has guided the evolution of Appointment-
Plus from a tiny, unfunded start-up to the world’s premier online scheduler that has booked over 100 million appointments since its launch in 2001. Almost 8,000 clients in 16 countries rely on it to book an average of three million appointments monthly.
“To be recognized by the Council and my peers within the Arizona technology sector is truly an honor,” says La Loggia. “A heart-felt thank you goes out to all the people in my life that helped make this award possible.”
Plus gives businesses and organizations the tools to completely automate appointment-
scheduling processes, including online customer self-scheduling, automated appointment reminders, online payment options, integrations with existing systems, e-marketing options, and syncs with popular and commonly-used software applications.
Additionally, the company recently launched online mobile scheduling software applications for Apple and Android phones and tablets that make “on-the-go”
scheduling even easier its clients. Appointment-
Plus is the only universal online scheduling provider to offer true native apps for both Apple and Android devices.
The Ed Denison Business Leader of the Year Award recognizes an individual who contributes to Arizona’s technology industry through sustained growth of his or her business or company. Among the leadership qualities considered are entrepreneurship, community involvement and management expertise.
Held in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority and presented by Avnet, the Governor's Celebration of Innovation is Arizona's largest annual awards gala that honors the state’s technology leaders and innovators.
Plus: Launched in 2001, Appointment-
Plus was the industry pioneer in online scheduling software, utilizing the software-as-
a-service (SaaS) business model since its inception. Today, Appointment-
Plus is the worldwide leader in mobile and online appointment scheduling software with three million appointments booked every month and nearly a billion dollars in commerce conducted annually through its system. Its Scheduling Cloud™ API also enables larger organizations to build custom applications on the powerful Appointment-
Plus engine, while its integrated Marketplace allows businesses to easily interface with Microsoft Outlook Calendar, Google Calendar, Constant Contact, QuickBooks and other popular business tools to help businesses and organizations manage their operations more effectively, productively and successfully.