MapInfo Corporation the global provider of location intelligence solutions, has awarded the 2005 MapInfo Australia/New Zealand Partner of the Year award to Tonkin Consulting and the 2005 MapInfo Asia Partner of the Year to Map Information Solutions Sdn Bhd. Based in Adelaide, Tonkin Consulting became a MapInfo Strategic Partner in 2004 and an authorised MapInfo Training Centre in May this year. The company consists of 90 professional engineers, scientists and technicians who specialise in a range of disciplines including civil engineering, environmental management and spatial information systems. Currently celebrating 50 years in business, Tonkin Consulting has succeeded in driving very strong growth in net MapInfo billings in South Australia in the two years since they became a partner. They were recently awarded the 2005 Telstra South Australian Small Business of the Year.
The 2005 MapInfo Asia Partner of the Year was awarded to Map Information Solutions Sdn Bhd, a MapInfo partner for more than eight years, and a previous winner of this award on two occasions. Based in Malaysia where they have established MapInfo technology as the GIS leader, Map Information Solutions also promotes MapInfo technology in Singapore and Brunei.