Annual Report Awards

Two Annual Report Awards Categories in The 2013 American Business Awards

Posted by Liz Dean on Tue, Nov 06, 2012 @ 03:38 PM

There are two annual report awards categories in The 2013 American Business Awards, the premier business awards competition in the U.S.A., to help you highlight your organization's successes. (Friday, November 16, is the first early-bird entry deadline for the 2013 ABAs, request your entry kit here and you'll receive it right away.) These categories recognize excellence in corporate literature issued since January 1, 2012.

Our annual report award categories include:The American Business Awards

  • Best Annual Report: Online/Electronic
  • Best Annual Report: Print

Our other corporate literature awards include:

  • Best Marketing or Sales Brochure or Kit
                a. Online/Electronic
                b. Print
  • Best House Organ/Publication
                a. Online/Electronic
                b. Print

Submission requirements for annual reports, brochures, marketing and sales kits, house organs (corporate magazines), and other publications include:

  • An essay of up to 125 words describing the work's purpose and results to date.
  • If applicable, the electronic publication, in the form of an attachment or a URL (via our attachment/link uploading tool).
  • Optional:  You may list creative and production credits for your work - a list of the people and organizations that contributed to its development.

2012 Gold publication awards winners include Cargill, Incorporated, Minneapolis, MN, DaVita, El Segundo, CA, EffectiveUI, Denver, CO, IDEXX Laboratories, Westbrook, ME, Northwestern Mutual, Milwaukee, WI, and Quality Systems, Inc., Irvine, CA.

Want to submit your publication offline for review? If you wish to submit your publication offline for review by the judges, you must first submit your entry online. Then print out a copy of your entry and mail it with one (1) copy of the publication or series of publications to: The Stevie Awards, 10560 Main Street, Suite 215, Fairfax, VA 22030.

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Two Annual Report Awards Categories in The American Business Awards

Posted by Liz Dean on Thu, Apr 12, 2012 @ 02:23 PM

As the final entry deadline for The 2012 American Business Awards, the premier business awards program in the U.S.A., approaches on Wednesday, April 25, we want to highlight our annual report awards  categories. (If you haven't already received an entry kit, you can download your entry kit here.) These categories recognize excellence in corporate literature issued since January 1, 2011.

Our annual report award categories include:Stevie Awards

  • Best Annual Report: Online/Electronic
  • Best Annual Report: Print

For inspiration, please read our 2011 ABA winning entries:

Our other corporate literature awards include:

  • Best Marketing or Sales Brochure or Kit
                a. Online/Electronic
                b. Print
  • Best House Organ/Publication
                a. Online/Electronic
                b. Print

Submission requirements for annual reports, brochures, marketing and sales kits, house organs (corporate magazines), and other publications include:

  • An essay of up to 100 words describing the work's purpose and results to date.
  • If applicable, the electronic publication, in the form of an attachment or a URL (via our attachment/link uploading tool).
  • Optional:  You may list creative and production credits for your work - a list of the people and organizations that contributed to its development.

If you wish to submit your publication offline for review by the judges, you must first submit your entry online. Then print out a copy of your entry and mail it with one (1) copy of the publication or series of publications to: The Stevie Awards, 10560 Main Street, Suite 215, Fairfax, VA 22030.

Let us know how we can help you submit your entries. Email us at help@stevieawards.com.

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How Best Annual Report Award Winner IDEXX Showcases Success

Posted by Liz Dean on Wed, Mar 21, 2012 @ 09:09 AM

IDEXX Laboratories of Westbrook, Maine, USA won a StevieĀ® Award in the corporate literature and annual report awards categories of The 2011 American Business Awards for Best Annual Report - Online/Electronic. (The 2012 American Business Awards, the premier business awards program in the U.S.A., are now accepting entries. Download your entry kit here and submit entries by the March 28 deadline.)

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. is the global market leader in diagnostics and information technology solutions for animal health and water and milk quality. Wanting to showcase annual successes in an engaging way, the business awards winner decided to create an online report. Throughout the annual report, IDEXX successfully conveys how the company:

  • Achieved and sustained market leadership,
  • Exceeded customer expectations,
  • Empowered and rewarded customers,IDEXX Logo
  • Innovated with intelligence,
  • Cultivated entrepreneurial spirit and,
  • Contributed to communities.

Distributed in 2011, the annual report award winning piece highlights the company's personal, financial, and technological successes to both customers and investors through their interactive, easy-to-read communications awards winning online annual report.

See the corporate awards winning submission here.

About IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. is the global market leader in diagnostics and information technology solutions for animal health and water and milk quality. Headquartered in Maine, IDEXX employs over 4,700 people in more than 60 locations around the world. IDEXX's largest business helps more than 50,000 veterinary practices worldwide advance medical care, improve staff productivity, and increase practice profitability. IDEXX accomplishes their goals through the use of portfolio of pet-side diagnostic tests, point-of-care instruments, reference laboratory services, digital radiography, and practice management solutions. Additionally, IDEXX is the world leader in microbiology testing technologies that ensure safe water, and is also the top provider of diagnostic tests and health-monitoring systems for milk safety and production for animal health.

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3 Tips for Winning an American Business Awards Annual Report Award

Posted by Liz Dean on Wed, Dec 07, 2011 @ 04:59 PM

Looking to apply to one of The American Business Awards Annual Report Awards? (Request your entry kit for the 2012 ABAs and it will be emailed to you right away. The second early-bird entry deadline is December 14.) Let us help you make the most out of your ABA submission with these helpful hints:

1. Review the Annual Report Awards Categories.

Stevie Awards LogoCategories include:
    • Best Annual Report: Online/Electronic
    • Best Annual Report: Print

    2. Review the Annual Report Awards submission requirements.


    Submission requirements include:
      • An essay of up to 100 words describing the work's purpose and results to date.
      • If applicable, the electronic publication, in the form of an attachment or a URL (via our attachment/link uploading tool).
      • Optional:  You may list creative and production credits for your work - a list of the people and organizations that contributed to its development.

      If you wish to submit your publication offline for review by the judges, you must first submit your entry online. Then print out a copy of your entry and mail it with one (1) copy of the publication or series of publications to: The Stevie Awards, 10560 Main Street, Suite 215, Fairfax, VA 22030.


      3. Review entries from past winners.


      Read 2011 winning entries here:


        Still need help deciding which ABA
        Annual Report Awards category to apply to? Contact us: help@stevieawards.com!

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