GORILLA SAFETY NAMED GOLD STEVIE WINNER IN 14th ANNUAL AMERICAN BUSINESS AWARDS PROGRAM

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Company also Earns Two Silver and Two Bronze Stevies;
Named Finalist in International TU-Automotive Awards Competition

HOUSTON … May 17, 2016 … Gorilla Safety, a provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today it is the recipient of several prominent awards since releasing its new mobile application and web-based dashboard earlier this year.

Gorilla Safety has been named the Gold Stevie® Award winner in the New Product & Service – Transportation category of the 14th Annual American Business Awards. Additionally, the Company earned two Silver Stevie Awards: one in the Integrated Mobile Experience category for its mobile app; and, the other in the Tech Startup of the Year category. Furthermore, Gorilla Safety was honored with Bronze level awards in both the Startup of the Year – Business Products, and Technical Innovation of the Year for Organizations with up to 100 Employees categories.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Monday, June 20. More than 3,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories.

Furthermore, in related news, Gorilla Safety was named a finalist in the Newcomer of the Year category of the TU-Automotive Awards 2016, a prestigious awards competition in the connected car industry, which highlights innovation and quality. With 10 categories designed to highlight established and emerging companies, the TU-Automotive Awards attract more than 400 nominations from all over the world. These awards recognize the leaders helping to move the industry forward through innovation, industry engagement and quality products and services.

Gorilla Safety earned all these accolades for its recently launched novel software solution and mobile application targeted toward all constituents involved in the fleet management process, including fleet managers, office staff, drivers, mechanics and owner operators. Gorilla Safety, which is the first and only cloud-based solution that fully integrates all the capabilities necessary for safely and efficiently managing short-haul and long-haul vehicle fleets of any size into one platform, is designed to aid fleets operators in enhancing safety, reducing insurance premiums, optimizing efficiencies, improving productivity, controlling costs, increasing profits and perhaps most importantly, making today’s highways a safer place for all drivers.

“We founded Gorilla Safety with the singular goal of helping to to ensure all roads become safer for every motorist. As insurance industry professionals, my co-founder, Tommy Johnson and I, saw firsthand myriad voids in the fleet safety management process. We set out to create an app that directly addresses all these voids and thoroughly automates all aspects of the traditional, paper-laden, outdated fleet and safety management process. We are proud to see Gorilla Safety honored for that,” said Gorilla Safety co-founder Mark Walton.

“We thank the American Business Awards and TU-Automotive Awards judges for acknowledging the benefits our pioneering solution brings to the marketplace and for recognizing the importance of safety. This recognition will help elevate awareness of the important role fleet safety plays on our nation’s roads. We greatly value each of these honors, and are confident that our app has the power to truly change the way fleet safety is performed and managed, ultimately impacting the safety of many,” noted Gorillas Safety co-founder Tommy Johnson.

More than 250 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners. Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2016 Stevie winners are available at http://stevieawards.com/aba/2016-stevie-award-winners.

Several key global industry thought leaders served as judges for the TU-Automotive Awards 2016. Each judge has agreed to share their expertise about the individual category wherein their knowledge lies. More information can be found at tu-auto.com/awards-shortlist.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.

About Gorilla Safety

Launched at the onset of 2016 and founded in 2013 by two seasoned insurance industry professionals, Houston-based Gorilla Safety provides the transportation industry with a patented, affordable cloud-based software solution that automates every aspect of fleet and safety management. Gorilla Safety brings to the marketplace the first and only easy-to-use mobile app that fully integrates all the capabilities necessary for safely and efficiently managing large short-haul and long-haul vehicle fleets. The Gorilla Safety app boasts many features that allow users to better manage their business, improve productivity, increase profitability and lower insurance claims and premiums – all done quickly and simply from the palm of their hands.

For more information, visit www.gorillasafety.com, go to the Gorilla Safety Facebook page or follow the Company on Twitter @Gorilla_Safety and LinkedIn.

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