Esri Awards GIS Users for Innovation and Global Contribution
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Esri Awards GIS Users for Innovation and Global Contribution

Exceptional Real-Time Data and Enterprise Solutions Recognized at Annual User Conference

REDLANDS, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 13, 2020Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced the recipients of the prestigious President's Award, Making a Difference Award, and Enterprise GIS Award. The announcement came during the 40th Esri User Conference, which this year switched to a completely virtual format.

"This year's awardees demonstrate how geospatial technology can be a powerful tool for governments and businesses to understand the world around them in order to make better decisions," said Jack Dangermond, Esri founder and president. "The organizations recognized today are using GIS to innovate data sharing, sustainable energy, and the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. We are proud to showcase the ways they are improving their organizations, their communities, and the world."

Award winners included the following:

The Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award winners will be recognized at the 2020 Esri User Conference during the Plenary Session. Esri will also honor individuals, groups, and institutions from across the globe in a dedicated awards section on

To learn more about the Esri User Conference, visit

About Esri

Esri, the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, location intelligence, and mapping, offers the most powerful geospatial cloud available, to help customers unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Founded in 1969, Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations including 90 of the Fortune 100 companies, all 50 state governments, more than half of all counties (large and small), and 87 of the Forbes Top 100 Colleges in the U.S., as well as all 15 Executive Departments of the U.S. Government and dozens of independent agencies. With its pioneering commitment to geospatial information technology, Esri engineers the most advanced solutions for digital transformation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics. Visit us at

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