Morrison, Colorado – June 14th, 2011 – Auction & Event Solutions announced today it has been nominated for the 2011 Apex Awards, the prestigious technology awards recognizing outstanding accomplishments and leadership by Colorado’s advanced technology companies and professionals. The winners and finalists will be announced live on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at The Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Denver.

Since the program’s inception in 2000, CSIA’s Apex Awards have acknowledged well-deserved recognition for the numerous technology company success stories and technical advancements produced in Colorado. Presented in five categories for companies and five categories for professionals, the awards recognize success, innovation, vision, leadership, excellent customer support and community contributions.

“We are honored to be nominated for these prestigious awards that recognize technology excellence,” said Michael Wood CEO and Founder of the largest national non-profit fundraising service provider. “Dating back to 1988 the AES mission has always been to introduce and utilize technology to increase revenue for non-profits and our broad national reach allows us to expose our unique state-of-the-art touch-pad and Smart Phone auction technologies to help organizations from coast to coast.”

“Colorado’s technology industry has experienced much growth over years, and it’s important for these successful companies to be recognized,” said Su Hawk, president, CSIA. “Our Apex Awards provide the industry a once-a-year opportunity to celebrate their success, and generate awareness around these notable companies, which include Auction & Event Solutions.”

About Auction & Event Solutions
AES ( provides trained service professionals, state-of-the-art technology solutions and a world class experience for the patrons of corporate or charity fundraisers. Additionally, AES increases event revenue upwards of 50%, creating new and unique sponsorship opportunities and adding a fresh new feel to gala fundraising auctions. AES is the only full service provider of patron registration, auction management, technology, check out and item pickup. As an added bonus, AES includes our electronic touch-pad bidding, smart phone bidding and live auction technology to enhance all facets of the auction fundraiser. From research, humane efforts, sport legends, celebrity events and political campaigns to school fundraising, zoos, rescue shelters and cancer cures, Auction & Event Solutions blankets the nation with support and financial results

About CSIA:
CSIA is the technology industry leader in uniting and growing Colorado’s information technology industry by providing advocacy, education, business connections, and information, while supporting economic development, unification of technology stakeholders, and larger recognition of the industry and the people involved to develop and promote Colorado’s technology industry.

CSIA also works nationally to ensure Colorado’s technology voice is heard, through TECNA, a coalition of technology associations across the United States and Canada, as well as with TechAmerica, the national lobbying organization for federal issues. Since 1994, CSIA has been involved in legislative issues and public policy to represent the information technology industry in Colorado, and has provided a number of annual programs, events and connections to support business success. For more information on CSIA please call (303) 592-4070 or visit