CDS CLIENT HOUSTON WIRE & CABLE, WINS AMERICAN BUSINESS “STEVIE” AWARD IN WEBSITE DESIGN FOR HOUWIRE.COM

“CDS and TopSpot Internet Marketing are pleased to have their mutual client HWC recognized by winning the American Business “Stevie” Award in Website Design for their newly launched website at www.houwire.com. CDS and TopSpot partnered to design and implement a high performance, SEO optimized, & interactive website for HWC.” said John Major, CEO CDS. “As web based product selection and buying continues to change and evolve, sales and marketing organizations need to continually come up with ways to get in front of the selection and buying cycle. TopSpot and CDS have delivered such as solution for HWC.”

CDS helps their Industrial clients to grow sales and strengthen customer loyalty through interactive online product catalogs, configurators, ecommerce, 3D CAD, 2D Drawings, & BIM models.

About Houston Wire & Cable (NASDAQ: HWCC)

Founded in 1975, HWC (www.houwire.com) is a national leader in the distribution of electrical wire, cable and related services - including cable management systems, mechanical wire & lift / rigging hardware. HWC is a master distributor with a superior logistic footprint, providing customers with the right product, at the right place, at the right time.

Comprehensive value-added services include same-day shipping, knowledgeable sales staff, inventory management programs, just-in-time delivery, logistics support, customized online ordering capabilities and 24/7/365 service through web portals, live chat, email, social media and an online quote system.

About TopSpot Internet Marketing

A Google AdWords Premier SMB Partner,TopSpot Internet Marketing is a Houston search marketing firm with 70+ in-house team members and a client base of over 700. Since 2003, TopSpot has been helping B2B/industrial companies plan, implement and measure their online marketing efforts. Our service offering includes PPC management, SEO, website architecture, website design & development, mobile web development/marketing, analytics, email marketing, conversion improvement and consulting.

About The Stevie Awards

The Stevie® Awards are the world's premier business awards. They were created in 2002 to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide. In short order the Stevie has become one of the world's most coveted prizes. There are seven Stevie Awards programs, each with its own focus, list of categories, and schedule.

About CDS (Catalog Data Solutions, Inc.)

CDS serves Industrial Suppliers by providing them with 3D Catalog & eCommerce solutions that get their products found, designed-in, and purchased. Founded in 2005 with headquarters in San Jose, CA, CDS enables building product and industrial parts manufacturers and their distributors to increase sales by enabling their products to be specified into new designs, improve website conversion rates, generate high quality sales leads, and improve customer service. CDS SaaS solutions include the CDS ModelServer™, CDS Catalog™, and CDS Configurator™. CDS’s skilled and experienced professional services team provides CAD modeling and implementation services for the successful deployment of CDS SaaS solutions. The company’s customers include the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors in the building products, high tech and industrial manufacturing industries. For more information call +1.408.550.8820 or visit www.catalogdatasolutions.com.

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