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Phoenix MI Wins “Best Innovation in Natural Language Processing” AIconics Award at AI Summit

December 11, 2020

This announcement was featured in Insights Association and Quirk’s Daily News Queue

NEW YORK (December 11, 2020) – Global advertising and brand specialist Phoenix Marketing International (Phoenix MI) and ValueLabs, a leading software product development and data technology company, are excited to announce that they have won The AIconics award for “Best Innovation in Natural Language Processing” in technology at this year’s AI Summit in New York.

As many businesses look toward productivity and automation of roles and tasks, Natural Language Processing sits at the heart of the opportunity. “Best Innovation in NLP” recognizes those that stand at the head of that curve by adopting NLP into their organization.

Phoenix MI and ValueLabs received this award for their work in automating the writing of incorrect/fake survey responses when generating surveys. The solution uses state of the art transformers based deep neural networks to generate unique incorrect/fake options similar in structure to the right option but not similar enough to cause ambiguity for the survey takers. The solution also has an active learning component where it can learn from the user’s/writer’s feedback, which significantly reduces the time taken from writing the question to publishing the survey.

“We are extremely proud of the Phoenix Tech Team leading the research industry in both internal platform automation and automated data delivery, putting full data analytics at the fingertips of our client partners and allowing access to the most extensive databases in Ad and Brand in the research industry,” said Phoenix Marketing International Chairman and CEO, Allen R. DeCotiis. “We thank each member of the team for their innovation and great work.”

Congratulations and thank you to the team at ValueLabs for their tireless efforts to co-innovate this award-winning NLP driven solution.

About The AIconics Awards

Now in its fourth year, The AIconics provides innovators around the globe with a platform to showcase themselves to their peers, as well as an audience of enterprise end-users.

These prestigious global awards create the ultimate showcase for the best and brightest people, projects, and transformational innovations. With many new award categories open for entries globally, the AIconics acknowledges the advances in technologies and disciplines being made, as they explore and push at the very definition of what can be accomplished by AI.

Partnering with the Virtual AI Summit New York for the first time, the AIconics will also host some candid conversations, their response to a challenging year and look ahead to their 2021 AI business strategy.

About Phoenix Marketing International

Phoenix MI is one of the Top Research Firms in the U.S. (2020 U.S. Top 50 Report) and is one of the fastest-growing Market Research firms in the world. Operating in all major industries, Phoenix utilizes modern technology, innovative research techniques, and customized approaches to help our clients elevate their brand, refine their communications, and optimize their customer experience. Founded in 1999, Phoenix has over 350 employees across seven offices in the US, as well as offices in Hamburg, Mexico City, Australia, and London. Learn more about how Phoenix can be put to work for your business at

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