Press Release:


For Immediate Release:

Aspire Technologies, Inc. named winner in The Fifth Annual Users Choice Awards Presented by CRMAdvocate:

Orlando, FL September 3, 2003— Aspire Technologies, Inc. has been named a winner in The Fifth Annual Users Choice Awards, sponsored by CRMAdvocate. Aspire Technologies’ product “QuoteWerks” was entered in the category of Proposal Management.

The Users Choice Awards is the only awards program in which customer relationship management (CRM) products are judged by the end user.  There were 106 product entries in multiple categories within: Sales, Support, Marketing and Contact Center Automation.

The Users Choice Awards were presented at two key events. ICCM 2003 (www.iccm.com) hosted a portion of the awards during their conference in Chicago , Aug 26 – 28, 2003. DCI's Customer Relationship Management Conference & Exposition (www.crmevent.com) in New York , NY on August 26 - 28, 2003 hosted the balance of the awards. 

Awards were presented by Gary Lemke, President of RealMarket and Jeff Chamberlain, Vice President of RealMarket and program manager for the awards program.  “It takes more than just a good product to create happy customers.  These winners are obviously doing a number of things well to receive high praise from their customers” stated Gary Lemke.

Aspire Technologies, Inc. has won other awards recently including the FrontRange Solutions 2003 Platinum award for Best Integration to GoldMine. The award was given out at the annual Partner and User Conference at the Sheraton Hotel and Marina in San Diego , California August 5, 2003.

About Aspire Technologies, Inc.:

A privately held company, Aspire Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1993 under the name Creative Software. Corporate headquarters is located at 7041 Grand National Drive, Suite 207 , Orlando , FL 32819 . The company focuses on quoting/ordering software integration with leading contact management software such as ACT!™, GoldMine®, Maximizer®, Outlook®, salesforce.com®, SalesLogix®, and TeleMagic®. Aspire's top selling product is QuoteWerks 3.0. Selling to a variety of markets, Aspire Technologies, Inc. has developed a unique niche of workgroup enabled quoting software for use across the enterprise. (http://www.quotewerks.com)

About CRMAdvocate:

CRMAdvocate (www.crmadvocate.com) represents a group of forward-thinking individuals who, along with their companies, share a commitment to help grow and mature the market through leadership in education and research. In short, the CRMAdvocateprogram seeks to create a more receptive and larger market for CRM solutions by focusing on success via case studies, success stories and best-in-breed CRM strategies.  Currently, CRMAdvocatehas more than 800 success stories that can be search by vertical industry, application, geography, size of installation and keyword.