GeoComm Receives Esri's GIS for Good Award at Esri Partner Conference for Exceptional Achievement

SAINT CLOUD, Minn. - March 11, 2024 - PRLog -- St. Cloud, MN – GeoComm received Esri's GIS for Good award at the 2024 Esri Partner Conference (EPC) held March 10–11, 2024 in Palm Springs, California. This award was presented to GeoComm for compelling use of Esri technology to make an impact on current issues around the world, such as sustainable development, climate change, diversity and social equity, and humanitarian aid.

GeoComm empowers schools and emergency responders with actionable location intelligence for each school campus that consists of GIS maps and technology including detailed indoor maps for each school to aid in reducing response times. Most recently GeoComm, an Esri Platinum Partner in the Esri Partner Network, is providing indoor maps and GIS applications to over 1,400 K-12 schools in the State of Iowa. These schools utilize GeoComm School Safety, a solution which leverages the latest Esri ArcGIS software, to streamline and reduce response times from initial contact to on-scene response by empowering school safety personnel and local first responders with up-to-the-minute and accurate location information and indoor school maps. This project consisted of onsite scanning, verifying floor plans, collecting over 100,000 indoor points of interest such as fire extinguishers, AED's, entrances and exits, and developing detailed school campus maps. These highly precise indoor maps provide actionable location information for public safety emergency response better preparing them when responding to an emergency helping to save more lives and minimize negative outcomes.

Esri is the global leader in location intelligence with a network of over 2900 partners around the world. The award winners are organizations that have demonstrated innovative and creative ways to solve complex problems by using Esri's ArcGIS software and those who have done exceptional work in advancing geographic information system (GIS) technology.

"Esri appreciates the strong partnership with GeoComm and acknowledges their dedication to customer success with ArcGIS by awarding them this 2024 EPC award," said Thomas Fair, Director, Esri Partner Network.

"GeoComm is honored to be receiving this award from Esri, a longtime partner. For the last 29 years GeoComm's core mission has been GIS for Good. When seconds matter, GeoComm helps save lives and protect property by providing high quality locally authoritative GIS data to enhance public safety emergency response. Through this project and our collaboration with the State of Iowa, we excited to extend our mission to K-12 schools," said Jeff Liebl, GeoComm President and CEO.
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