Category Archives: Awards

Cox and The Trust For Public Land Seek Public Nominations for California’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes Awards

Cox Conserves Heroes$20,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits

 Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is asking the public to nominate their local environmental heroes for California’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes awards program.

Nominations for volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces are being accepted at CoxConservesHeroes.com through 8 p.m. EDT (5 p.m. PDT) on May 12. The volunteers should be located in Cox’s service areas in Orange County, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Palos Verdes. Continue Reading

W. Michael Garner to Be Honored with the AAFD’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD) has announced W. Michael Garner of Garner & Ginsburg, P.A. as this year’s recipient of the AAFD’s Total Quality Franchising Award for Lifetime Achievement. Garner will receive the AAFD’s highest individual recognition in acknowledgement for a lifetime of embracing collaborative relationships in franchising. Garner will be honored… Continue Reading

Borqs Wins Two IAIR Awards: Company of the Year for Innovation & Leadership in Mobile Technology for Asia Pacific and CEO of the Year

Borqs International Holding Corp, a software company with development services and products providing customizable, differentiated and scalable Android-based of smart connected devices and cloud service solutions, recently announced that it has been named “Company of the Year for Innovation & Leadership in Mobile Technology for Asia Pacific” by International Alternative Investment Review (IAIR) for the… Continue Reading

Forge Therapeutics Wins Powered by CARB-X Research Award of $8.8M

San Diego-based Forge Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company discovering first-in-class antibiotics using a breakthrough drug discovery platform, recently announced a significant collaboration with CARB-X, (Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Accelerator), the world’s largest public-private partnership focused on funding the advancement of Gram-negative antibiotics. CARB-X selected Forge from a group of 168 international companies and research groups to… Continue Reading

Top Honors for San Diego’s Puro Sound Labs Headphones: Made For Mums Gold and New York Times Safest/Best Headphones for Kids

Puro Sound Labs BT2200 headphones received Made For Mums Gold award in this year’s annual product testing awards in the United Kingdom. The results were recently announced following thorough testing by the Made For Mums team, experts, celebrity judges and home testers. Made for Mums is a parenting web site facilitated by a small group… Continue Reading

San Diego’s Puro Sound Labs named Safest/Best Headphones for Kids

BT 2200 model named best of 50 kid-friendly headphones tested San Diego-based Puro Sound Labs BT 2200 headphones were named the safest and best headphones for kids through independent testing completed by The Wirecutter, a product recommendation site owned by the New York Times. More than 50 types of headphones were tested in the study. The… Continue Reading

Turtle Beach Wins “Best Peripherals And Accessories Brand” Honors Fourth Year In A Row At UK Video Game Industry Awards

Gaming headset and audio accessory company Turtle Beach Corporation with offices in La Jolla and Poway, was recognized for an unprecedented fourth consecutive year in a row as the industry’s “Best Peripherals and Accessories Brand” during last week’s MCV Awards 2017 show held in London. Beyond receiving the award for the last four years, Turtle Beach previously… Continue Reading

San Diego’s Petco Recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company for 6th Consecutive Year

Pet specialty retailer recognized by Ethisphere Institute for leading with integrity San Diego – based Petco has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company. Petco is marking its sixth consecutive year earning this recognition for a… Continue Reading

Robo Co-Founders Braydon Moreno and Jacob Kabili Receive Forbes 30 Under 30 Awards

San Diego-based Robo 3D Limited a maker of the most highly-rated consumer 3D printers on the market, has announced that co-founders, Braydon Moreno and Jacob Kabili, were recently named to the Forbes 30 Under 30: Class of 2017 in the Manufacturing & Industry category. The 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 is the definitive compilation of today’s… Continue Reading

HiMirror, The World’s First Smart Beauty Mirror, Named CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree

San Diego-based HiMirror, a consumer electronics brand of New Kinpo Group, a global electronics company, recently announced it has been named a CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree in the Smart Home product category. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade… Continue Reading