Location Based Technologies Wins Gold Stevie® Award in 2013 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Servi

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Location Based Technologies Wins Gold Stevie® Award in 2013 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer ServiceSM

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Location Based Technologies® Inc. (OTCBB:LBAS) was presented with a Gold Stevie® Award for Sales & Customer Service at the seventh annual Stevie Awards last night.

The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world's top sales awards, contact center awards and customer service awards. The Stevie Awards organizes several of the world's leading business awards shows including the prestigious American Business AwardsSM and International Business AwardsSM.


The awards were presented to honorees during a gala banquet on Monday, February 25 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. More than 300 nominated customer service and sales executives from the U.S.A. and several other countries attended.

The Business TalkRadio Network will broadcast a recording of the presentations this Wednesday, February 27, at 8:00 pm ET.

More than 1,100 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted to this year's competition, an increase of 10% over 2012. Finalists were determined by the average scores of 120 professionals worldwide, acting as preliminary judges. Entries were considered in 30 categories for customer service professionals, including Contact Center of the Year, Award for Innovation in Customer Service, and Customer Service Department of the Year; 41 categories for sales professionals, ranging from Senior Sales Executive of the Year to Sales Training or Coaching Program of the Year to Sales Department of the Year; and categories to recognize new products and services and solution providers.

More than 100 members of eight specialized judging committees determined Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during final judging this year.

"From our perspective this was the most successful Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service yet," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "Not just because of the increase in the number and variety of entries, but in the extraordinary quality of the entries. Judges have told me how impressed they were with the success stories they reviewed this year. All of this year's Stevie Award winners are truly deserving."

"We are honored to win a Stevie®," said Dave Morse, CEO of Location Based Technologies. "We are a customer-centered organization. We pride ourselves on building world-class products and providing five-star customer service. To have our company formally acknowledged by the Stevie® Awards is something we're extremely proud of."

Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the list of Stevie winners in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/sales.

About Location Based Technologies, Inc.

A publicly traded company, Location Based Technologies (OTCBB: LBAS) designs and builds dedicated GPS products and services that are affordable and easy to use. The LBT-886 and LBT Vehicle Tracker are GPS locators designed specifically for commercial use. LBT's consumer products are marketed under the PocketFinder brand, and are intended for locating people, pets and assets. For more information, visit http://www.pocketfinder.com or http://www.locationbasedtech.com.

PocketFinder and Location Based Technologies, Inc. are trademarks of Location Based Technologies, Inc. registered in the U.S. and other countries.

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. 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 www.StevieAwards.com.

This news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties.Actual results and outcomes may differ materially from those discussed or anticipated.For a more detailed discussion of these and associated risks, see the company's most recent document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.



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