InnerWorkings wins Landmark software contract


CHICAGO–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – InnerWorkings, Inc. (NASDAQ: INWK), the leading global marketing execution company, today announced that it has signed a multi-year technology contract with one of the largest adult beverage companies in the world. world to become its supplier of software for ordering, tracking and data warehousing of point-of-sale equipment and branded merchandise across the United States.

The award, obtained after a competitive process and a solid period of diligence, is unique for InnerWorkings in that the scope is exclusively linked to its proprietary technology, which will replace several existing systems currently in use by the customer, while offering much more features. The technology that InnerWorkings will deploy enables project management of branded programs and an aggregation tool for ordering marketing material across the customer’s sales team and hundreds of channel partners. The system will enhance creativity through collaboration, reduce purchasing costs, improve brand consistency and ensure transparency of ordering behaviors and inventory levels by market while automating the processing of cooperative investments.

“InnerWorkings has made a substantial investment in VALO®
over the years, and we are known in our market today as much for our software as for our supply capabilities. We pride ourselves on its functionality and its ability to reshape our customers’ processes, ”said Rich Stoddart, CEO of InnerWorkings. “Our technology platform was developed over years of working closely with marketing professionals and brands across multiple verticals to solve their problems. There is no better indication that we have built a system that transforms existing purchasing processes than this new contract.

The software to be deployed for this customer is a new extension of VALO®
with a focus on the best UI and UX upgrades to deliver a B2C experience in a B2B environment, including full customer branding, color palette and order flow fully personalized. The launch is scheduled for January 2019.

VALO® was developed in-house over several years by more than 100 talented full-time technology employees at InnerWorkings, committed to delivering industry-leading global marketing execution software. To date, VALO®
has been deployed in 38 countries, supports 13 languages ​​and processes in 28 currencies. VALO® has several patents and one patent pending for the aggregate order. VALO® can also connect to customer systems such as SAP Ariba and Coupa as determined by customer workflow and as part of InnerWorkings solution design process.

For more information on InnerWorkings, please visit www.inwk.com.

About InnerWorking

InnerWorkings, Inc. (NASDAQ: INWK) is the leading global marketing execution company serving Fortune 1000 brands across a broad range of industries. As a complete outsourced enterprise solution, the company leverages proprietary technology, an extensive supplier network and deep domain expertise to streamline branded material production and retail experiences across all areas. geographic and all formats. InnerWorkings is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and employs approximately 2,100 people to help global clients execute multi-faceted brand campaigns in all major markets around the world. InnerWorkings serves many industries, including: retail, financial services, hospitality, consumer packaged goods, nonprofits, healthcare, food and beverage, broadcasting, and cable, automobile and transport.


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