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GlobalView Selected as a Rising Star Finalist in 17th Annual ITA CityLIGHTS Awards

(Chicago, IL – August 9, 2016) GlobalView has been selected as a finalist for Illinois Technology Association’s 2016 ITA CityLIGHTS Rising Star Award. The ITA CityLIGHTS Awards program honors companies and individuals whose innovation and success drive growth in the technology industry and Illinois.

 “GlobalView is honored that the judges of the 17th annual ITA CityLIGHTS Awards have recognized our innovation and achievements by selecting us as a finalist for this year’s program,” said Chris Harrison, GlobalView’s Chief Product Officer.

The winners for each category, with the exception of the CityLIGHTS Industry Champion, are determined by a compilation of the judges’ scores and voting by the public at large. The winners will be revealed at the ITA CityLIGHTS Awards ceremony on Thursday, September 15 at Morgan Manufacturing in Chicago.

You help decide the winners! Voting is now open through 5:00 p.m. CST on Friday, August 19 at

“Year-over-year we have seen that the CityLIGHTS Awards is a barometer for success in the community, often predicting who or what will be the next big thing,” said ITA CEO Fred Hoch. “I can say with confidence that this year, with these finalists, we are setting the stage for tech greatness for years to come.”

GlobalView was recently awarded the prestigious Data Management House of the Year Award from Energy Risk. The award came on the heels of GlobalView’s success in the annual Energy Risk Rankings survey, where energy and commodity companies overwhelmingly voted for GlobalView as their preferred data management solution.

About GlobalView

GlobalView is an award-winning provider of desktop analytics, risk management, and data management solutions for the global commodity trade. Some of the largest energy and commodity companies in the world trust GlobalView to manage millions of data points, both public and customer proprietary, in support of risk management and trading decision support on an enterprise-wide basis. GlobalView offers the most comprehensive energy and commodity data sets in the world including real-time exchange, price reporting agencies, brokers, government reporting, emerging markets and specialty data. 

About ITA

The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) scales Illinois tech companies. With innovative resources that allow members to collaborate with each other, build their talent networks and elevate their local and national presence, ITA is the region’s strongest advocate for fostering innovation and growth. Founded in 2005 and supporting 500-plus growth-stage tech companies, ITA has a rich history of driving the business forward. For more information, visit