September 27, 2017

Solstice Wins Tech in Motion's 'Best Tech Work Culture' at Third Annual Timmy Awards
-- International Digital Innovation Firm Recognized for Company Culture --

    CHICAGO, IL, September 27, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Solstice, an international digital innovation firm headquartered in Chicago, wins Tech in Motion's "Best Tech Work Culture" at the 2017 Chicago Timmy Awards.
The third annual Timmy Awards recognized exceptional places for tech professionals to work in 10 cities across the U.S. and Canada.

"Here at Solstice, we believe in promoting a culture of servant leadership," said J Schwan, Founder & CEO of Solstice. "We believe that a strong culture is proportional to the number of meaningful personal connections at the firm, and the best way to create a connection, is through service. We are so proud to win 'Best Tech Work Culture.'"

Out of 360 nominations, 40 finalists were selected and 9,000 votes were cast to determine the winners. The four categories were "Best Tech Startup," "Best Tech Work Culture," "Best Tech Workplace for Diversity," and "Best Tech Manager." Winners were determined by 50 percent public voting and 50 percent judges' voting.

"We're delighted to recognize Solstice as Tech in Motion Chicago's 'Best Tech Work Culture' winner, which advocates that a job is more than nine-to-five, but a place where individuals can grow, innovate and learn," said Mandy Walker, Director of Marketing at Tech in Motion and Motion Recruitment Partners. "Solstice serves as a leader in Chicago's tech community on what it means to recognize and celebrate contributions of the individual as well as the whole team."

Since its inception in 2001, Solstice has expanded internationally, with locations in New York, Buenos Aires, and London. Since 2010, the company has been growing about 30 percent annually and has been recognized in other awards including Built in Chicago's "Top 100 Digital Companies" and Fortune's "100 Best Workplaces for Millennials."

The 2017 Timmy Awards Ceremony was held on September 21, 2017, at 1871, located at 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, 12th floor, Chicago, IL 60654.

For more information on Solstice, please visit or contact Heather Youkhana at 312-496-6562 or

About Solstice
Solstice is a digital innovation firm with a group of 400+ strategists, researchers, designers and engineers who help organizations evolve their digital strategy to solve mission-critical problems. Solstice is focused on Conversational UX, IoT, Robotics, Mobile and Cloud Native practices. Headquartered in Chicago and owned by London-based St. Ives Group, Solstice has delivery offices in New York and Buenos Aires. For more information on Solstice, visit

About Tech in Motion
Tech in Motion is a national event series started with the goal of bringing local tech communities together to meet, learn, and innovate. Founded in 2011, it currently has over 70,000 members and features top thought leaders in the technology world. Tech in Motion hosts events in Chicago, San Francisco, New York, Silicon Valley, Washington, D.C., Boston, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Orange County, Dallas, and Toronto.

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Heather Youkhana
Chicago, IL
United States of America
Voice: 312-496-6562

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