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Aucxis and MediaGeniX win Export Lion prizes

This 15th edition of the Export Lion awards have been won by Aucxis of Stekene, East Flanders, a small company in the highly specialised field of auction and sales systems, and by MediaGeniX of Groot-Bijgaarden, which makes broadcast management software. The awards are given out annually by Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT) to companies that have shown strong export performance.

Aucxis ( won in the category of companies with fewer than 50 employees. It is the world leader in online auction systems and also produces process control systems for users in agriculture, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and other industries. The company exports to 60 countries and gets 74% of its revenue from export.

MediaGeniX ( makes the software that allows media groups to manage the flow and planning of radio, TV and streaming content. The company won in the category of businesses with more than 50 employees and is active on five continents.

“Flanders is one of the most globalised regions in the world,” said minister-president Geert Bourgeois, presenting the awards. “Export is the engine of our economy, and it goes without saying that we must continue to stimulate it. With these export awards, Flanders Investment & Trade puts the spotlight on two remarkable export performances. Aucxis and MediaGeniX have a good export story and are top companies internationally. They put Flanders on the map worldwide.”

FIT revisited all the previous winners of the awards over the last 15 years. “What stands out is that these companies have continued to grow and prosper, mainly thanks to their international strategy,” said FIT CEO Claire Tillekaerts.

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4 July 2016