21 February 2008: Cambridge – The GeoInformation® Group, publishers of Cities Revealed aerial photography ( www.citiesrevealed.com), announce today that it has been shortlisted in the Small Business of the Year category by the Cambridge Evening News in the newspaper’s annual awards. The company was selected by a panel of high profile businessmen and women from hundreds of entries and is among the final ten companies being considered for this prestigious award.
The companies nominated for the shortlist reflects a robust business sector within the Mid-Anglia region, often called Silicon Fen for it’s resemblance to the technology community in California. The East of England is a major enterprise hub, with many blue chip company headquarters located in the area.
Seppe Cassettari, CEO of The GeoInformation Group comments, “To be considered amongst such strong company is very flattering. Since the MBO in 1998 we have grown from strength to strength, employing staff both here in Cambridge and in our offices in South Africa. The GeoInformation Group is celebrating its ten year anniversary in 2008, being shortlisted for this award is the proverbial icing on the cake.“
The GeoInformation Group is a provider of high quality spatial data and consultancy to clients both at a local and national level. Included amongst its local client base are South Cambridgeshire District Council, Fenland District Council, Cambridgeshire County Council, Cambridge City Council, East Cambridgeshire County Council, Huntingdonshire District Council, Peterborough City Council and Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue. In recent years the company’s client portfolio has grown to include Scotia Gas Networks, Thames Water, T-Mobile, Vodafone and Department of Communities and Local Government.
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About the GeoInformation Group
The GeoInformation Group is a privately owned company based in Cambridge, UK, with offices in South Africa and partners in France and India.
With over 7000 licensed users worldwide The GeoInformation Group is a leading provider of high-resolution orthorectified aerial imagery and geospatial information products. Its aerial imagery products are published under the brand name Cities Revealed.
It also provides consultancy, training and mapping services to a broad array of professionals and has undertaken contracts to provide bespoke image databases across the world.