Next Wednesday, April 24, is the final entry deadline for The 2013 American Business Awards, the top business awards competition in the USA, and we thought it would be helpful for communications professionals if we provided some tips for winning advertising awards. (If you haven't already downloaded your entry kit, you can request an entry kit here and you will receive it right away.)
1. Review the categories.
We have several corporate awards categories including app awards categories, live event awards categories, video awards categories, website awards categories, corporate literature awards categories, PR awards categories, and marketing awards categories, among others that may be of interest to communications professionals.
2. Review past winner's entries.
2012 ABA Gold winners include Bloomberg Law, Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group, Fazoli's Italian Restaurants, Ford Motor Company, HubSpot, iolo technologies, Northwestern Mutual, SquareTrade, and Vemma Nutrition Company, among others. You can see the complete list of 2012 Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie® Award winners here.
3. Pick who you would like to recognize and what for.
There are hundreds of categories to choose from as well as awards for individuals, teams, and departments. Click here to see the entire list of categories.
4. Contact us!
We want to help you highlight your organization's achievements. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll help direct you to categories that are right for your organization.
How will your highlight your organization in the 2013 ABAs?