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Receive press releases from By Email RSS Feeds: Selected as a 2009 Company to Watch chosen by the Connecticut Technology Council as a 2009 Company to Watch as part of the 3rd Annual Cantor Colburn/CAAT Innovation Pipeline Awards.

Ridgefield, CT, September 16, 2009 --( has been selected by the Connecticut Technology Council as a 2009 Company to Watch in recognition of its unique technology which helps members arrange meetings with new people for business or social purposes over coffee, lunch, golf or any other meeting activity. The Connecticut Technology Council, the State’s industry association for the technology sector, annually recognizes companies with sales under $5 Million, an innovative product or service and a business model that demonstrates potential for future success.

MeetingWave's CEO John Boyd attributes this honor to the company’s patented technology that allows members to control both who they meet and whether the meeting happens. This technology provides flexibility, privacy and control to each member.

“Face-to-face networking is still critically important whether you are looking for your next client, customer or job”, says Boyd, “However, people are busier than ever so we’ve built a tool that connects you with the people you need to know. Our features give you control over who you meet, and protects your identity online.”

For more information about the Cantor Colburn LLP / CCAT Innovation Pipeline Awards, or to attend this event, please visit the CT Technology Council’s website at


MeetingWave helps members arrange meetings with new people for business or social purposes. Members decide who they will meet with and when the proposed meeting will be confirmed providing targeting, control and flexibility. Double-blind messaging is provided to facilitate meeting planning and confirm the meeting. Attorneys, financial advisors, consultants, entrepreneurs, small business owners, freelancers, realtors, recruiters, job seekers, and others are posting invites to meet new clients, customers, team members, business or social contacts. MeetingWave is developing a “white label” version to license to conferences, alumni groups, trade associations, hotels, corporations, firms, and other third parties in a closed, semi-closed or syndicated format and also developing premium memberships. US Pats 6,963,900 and 7,483,946.

About Cantor Colburn LLP

Cantor Colburn specializes in intellectual property law helping companies both large and small succeed in this critically important area of the law. Its philosophy is to partner with clients, both large and small, to provide them with quality, timely, and cost effective legal services so that they can maximize and enjoy the full value of their intellectual property assets. Its practice covers all aspects of intellectual property law, extending to industries as diverse as biotechnology, telecommunications, polymeric materials, optical imaging, petroleum, electrical power systems, medical instrumentation, software, optics, and industrial safety protection products.

About the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology

The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. helps private and public entities to apply innovative tools and practices to increase efficiencies, improve workforce development and boost competitiveness. CCAT functions as a unique economic development organization that combines expertise in cutting-edge technology with specialized centers of excellence in manufacturing, education, training, energy and entrepreneurialism. It promotes partnership between industry, academia and government to create a new collaborative framework for addressing 21st-century economic challenges.

About the Connecticut Technology Council

The Connecticut Technology Council is the state’s industry association for the technology sector. CTC’s mission is to “connect people, ideas and opportunities to the global technology and innovation community.” CTC provides members with business assistance and specialized programs, in addition to promoting and supporting public policies that position Connecticut to have a globally recognized “culture of innovation” that helps attract great ideas and entrepreneurs to in turn develop new jobs and wealth for the state.

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