The Stevie Awards Blog

B2B Sponsorship Sales Pro Needed by the Stevie Awards

Posted by Michael Gallagher on Wed, Oct 26, 2011 @ 01:29 PM

Stevie Awards LogoThe Stevie Awards, the world's premier business awards competitions, are looking for an experienced business-to-business sponsorship sales professional to develop and sell sponsorships for our four awards programs and a new multi-day event on entrepreneurship we'll be staging in New York City next June.

This is a contract position offering a monthly retainer and substantial commission percentage, with signficant earnings potential.

The right person can be based anywhere in the U.S.A. and have the following qualifications:

* At least three years of B2B sponsorship sales experience

* Relationships with a number of key decisions makers at some major B2B and consumer marketers

* An extensive contact list of B2B and consumer marketer sponsorship marketers

* Demonstrable experience in developing and pricing sponsorship sales programs and offerings and in initiating, following through, and closing B2B sponsorships.

If you qualify and you're interested, learn more about the Stevie Awards at then email your cover letter and resume to Stevie Awards president Michael Gallagher at  No calls, please.

Topics: stevie awards, sales job, sales jobs, sponsorship sales

80 Heroes Help Determine Stevie Awards for Women in Business Finalists

Posted by Liz Dean on Tue, Oct 25, 2011 @ 01:44 PM

Women in Biz Logo resized 600The following professionals participated in the preliminary judging of the 2011 (8th annual) Stevie Awards for Women in Business in September-October. Their average scores determined the Finalists. We thank them for their interest, time, and insights. This year's Stevie Awards winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City on Friday, November 11. Learn more about the event and reserve your table today.

Amal Al-Najjar, Human Resources Supervisor, Fluor Corporation Ahmadi, Kuwait
Ebony Bain, Miss, Plan it Well, Edmonton, United Kingdom
Virginia Balcom, Marketing Director, Lighthaus Logic, Vancouver, Canada
Maxim Behar, CEO, M3 Communications Group, Inc., Sofia, Bulgaria
Susan Benton Russell, Founder, Benton Communications, Inc., Hermosa Beach, CA, USA
Carolyn Betts, CEO, Betts Recruiting, San Francisco, CA, USA
Daniel J G G, Block, PhD, Chaplain, U.S. Army (retired), La Farge, WI, USA
Tya Bolton, CEO / Admistrative Extraordinaire!, Exceptional Business Solutions, LLC, Columbia, MD, USA
Marcia Brand, President, Creative Marketing Concepts, Inc., Alexandria, VA, USA
Jean Brandolini Lamb, Director, Global Branding SAP, New York, NY, USA
Crystal Brown-Tatum, CEO/President, Crystal Clear Communications, Shreveport, LA, USA
Debbie Champion, Attorney at Law, Rynearson Suess Schnurbusch &Champion, St. Louis, MO, USA
Pamela Clark, Founder/Executive Director, New Heights Educational Group, Defiance, OH, USA
Etta Cohen, Founder, Forward Ladies, Leeds, United Kingdom
Maria Coyne, Executive VP, KeyBank, Cleveland, OH, USA
Christine Dunn, Founder, Savoir Media, Belmont, MA, USA
Rochelle Ekanayake, Managing Director, MrPierce Studios International Asia (pvt) LTD, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Diane Emo, VP Marketing, Coverall North America Inc., Boca Raton, FL, USA
Lori Ericson, Product Planning Development, Epicor Software, Denver, CO, USA
Patricia Garcia, Experience Architect, Critical Mass, Aurora, IL, USA
Lorretta Gasper, Director Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, CDC Software, Atlanta, GA, USA
Barb Girson, Owner, My Sales Tactics, Columbus, OH, USA
Audrey Godwin, Managing Member, The Godwin Group, PLLC, Renton, WA, USA
Julie Gordon White, CEO / Broker, BlueKey Business Brokerage M&A, Berkeley, CA, USA
Aileen Gorman, Executive Director, Commonwealth Institute, Boston, MA, USA
Renda Hawwa, Corporate Communications, IntelligentMDx, Cambridge, MA, USA
Ruwena Healy, President, Marketing 24/7, Inc., Trussville, AL, USA
Charity Herb, Online Content Administrator, American Greetings, Cleveland, OH, USA
Robyne Highsmith, Founder, Teen Dare To Dream Program, Zionsville, IN, USA
Dr. Kate Darcy Hohenthal, Founder, The Birthday Club, Manchester, CT, USA
Marie Holliday, EFT-AAMET, President, EFT Spain, Murcia, Spain
Jennifer Houston, President, WE Studio D™, Waggener Edstrom Worldwide, Bellevue, WA, USA
Rebecca Jones, Senior Marketing Manager, The Retail Outsource, Coral Gables, FL, USA
Rose Jurczewski, Owner, Funxion Fuzion, Roselle, IL, USA
Patricia Marie Kelly, Owner, Marie Kelly Unlimited, Algonquin, IL, USA
Laura Kerr, Project Principal, Sabre Airline Solutions, Southlake, TX, USA
Roja Kolachina, CEO, Synerteq, Inc., Rockville, MD, USA
Rafal Kucharski, Advertising Manager, Wytwornia Mebli, Swarzedz , Poland
Rebecca Lane, Miss, Epitome Health and Beauty, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Jill Liberman, President, L'Posh Beauty, Boca Raton, FL, USA
Katherine Macaluso, President, A.M. Engineering and Testing, Inc., Port St. Lucie, FL, USA
Sheila Marcelo, Founder & CEO, Waltham, MA, USA
Carol Marx, Past President, American Agri-Women, Rickreall, OR, USA
Georgia McCabe, Sr. Partner, Brownstein & McCabe Associates, Englewood, FL, USA
Jeannine McHenry, Art Director/Principle, J. McHenry Design, Marina Del Rey, CA, USA
Colin McKillop, Chief Executive Officer, Butcher Enterprises, Windsor, ON, Canada
Sharon Metzung, Publications & Graphics Manager, Lake Metroparks, Concord Township, OH, USA
Lisa Miller, Principal, LaineGabriel, Columbus, OH, USA
Hannah Montroy, Enterprise Business Process Improvement Facilitator, Shamrock Foods Company, Commerce City, CO, USA
Judy Musgrove, Owner, Cover To Cover, Sacramento, CA, USA
Pat Mussieux, Founder, Wealthy Women Leaders, London, ON, Canada
Wendy Nolin, VP of Marketing, TalentGuard, Austin, TX, USA
Dolly Oberoi, CEO, C2 Technologies, Inc., Vienna, VA, USA
Wendy O'Donnell, Manager, Training and Delivery, UnitedHealth Group, Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Elizabeth Ojeda, President, Collective Solutions & Services, Denver, CO, USA
Mark O'Toole, Senior Vice President, The Castle Group, Inc., Boston, MA, USA
Michael Parrillo, QA Manager, Lapp Group, Florham Park, NJ, USA
Harish Pillai, COO, Indus Health Plus Pvt. Ltd., Pune, India
Kim Pita, Managing Principal, Pita Communicaitons LLC, Rocky Hill, CT, USA
Penny Pompei, National Executive Director, Women Construction Owners & Executives USA, Alexandria, VA, USA
Toni Potter, Director, Technica, Dulles, VA, USA
Frank Powell, President, Horizon Radiology/NightForce Radiology/PetRays, The Woodlands, TX, USA
Vicky Prior, Writer, Editor & Communications Consultant, Vicky Prior Communications, London, United Kingdom
Jesintha Rajaratnam, Partner, Joje India Consultants - Finance & HR FZC, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
Fanjarivo Rakotonirina, President, Tropical Items Madagascar, LLC, Boulder, CO, USA
Shenan Reed, Managing Director, Morpheus Media, New York, NY, USA
Dennis Reno, Vice President, Customer Experience, Oracle, San Francisco, CA, USA
Sandra Rinomato, Toronto, ON, Canada
Gyan Saxena, Chief Operating Officer, DatamanUSA, LLC, Denver, CO, USA
Amy Scarlino, President & COO, Catchpole Corporation, Wellesley, MA, USA
Aysegul Seferoglu, External Communications Coordinator, Effect PR, Istanbul, Turkey
Nora Senior, Executive Chair UK Regions and Ireland, Weber Shandwick, Edinburg, United Kingdom
Roz Sohnen, Producer/Director Roz Sohnen Productions, LLC, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Misty Stocksdale, Brand Navigator, Blacktop, Kansas City, MO, USA
Caroline Storey-Sabetti, Executive Director, Marketing, Staff Management | SMX, Chicago, IL, USA
Heena Sunil Bulchandani, Specialist-Training & Development, DEWA, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Letty Swank, Founder, GiftwrapperZ, Los Gatos, CA, USA
Stephanie Taylor, Marketing Director, Promark Financial, Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jacqueline Teo, General Manager, Programme Management Office, FOXTEL, Putney, Australia
Hilary Topper, CEO, HJMT, Melville, NY, USA
Veronique Topping Knight, Web Developer,, New York, NY, USA
Lynn Walk, Office Manager, Health Revenue Assurance Associates, Inc., Plantation, FL, USA
Wendy Weidenbaum, President and CEO, Weidenbaum Development, New York, NY, USA
Julia Zamorska, VP of Corporate Communications, iolo technologies, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Joseph Zitzelberger, Director of Manufacturing Development, PACCAR Inc., Chillicothe, OH, USA

Topics: women in business awards, Women in Business, preliminary judges, women entrepreneur awards

Meet the Final Judges of the 2011 Stevie Awards for Women in Business

Posted by Michael Gallagher on Fri, Oct 21, 2011 @ 02:44 PM

Last week we announced the Finalists in the 2011 (8th annual) Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the world's premiere honors for women entrepreneurs, executives, and the organizations they run.

This week the final judging process began, to determine the Stevie Award winner in each category from among the Finalists, and the process continues through the end of next week.

Here are the members of the final judging committees who are working hard to determine this year's winners, which will be announced at our 8th annual awards dinner in New York on Friday, November 11 (tickets are now on sale).  Thanks to all of them for their hard word and passion!

What do you think of our judging panels?


Women in BusinessSherry Chris, CEO
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC
Parsippany, New Jersey, USA

Dea Benson, Chief Accounting Officer
Parsippany, New Jersey, USA

Denise Blasevick, CEO/Founding Partner
The S3 Agency
Boonton, New Jersey, USA

Elise Contarsy, VP Brand Licensing
Meredith Corporation
New York, New York, USA

Susan DeFranca, President & CEO
Doutlas Elliman Developments
New York, New York, USA

Elizabeth Gehringer, SVP Corporate Compliance
Parsippany, New Jersey, USA

Jennifer Green, Managing Director
World 50, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Racquel Harris, VP, Marketing
Kraft Foods, Iinc.
Northfield, Illinois, USA

Dottie Herman, President & CEO
Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate
New York, New York, USA

Shannon King, Founder
Alexandria, Virginia, USA

Jean Brandolini Lamb, Director, Global Branding
New York, New York, USA

Karen Mayfield, SVP, National Mortgage Sales Manager
Bank of the West
San Francisco, California, USA
Molly O'Neill, Managing Director
DeVries Public Relations
New York, New York, USA

Wendy Purvey, CMO
Sotheby's Realty
Parsippany, New Jersey, USA

Tanya Reu, SVP, Human Resources
Parsippany, New Jersey, USA

Kelly Roark, VP, Interactive Sales & Development
Scripps Networks Interactive
New York, New York, USA

Bernice Ross, CEO
Austin, Texas, USA

Stephanie Smirnov, President & CCO
DeVries Public Relations
Leonia, New Jersey, USA

Bev Thorne, CMO
Century 21
Parsippany, New Jersey, USA

Tracy Weir, Chief Marketing Officer
Inman News
Alameda, California, USA

Anne Wilkie, Director, Business Development
Invesco Ltd.
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Marti Winer, VP, Event Marketing and Communications
Wyndham Hotel Group
Parsippany, New Jersey, USA

Leslie Appleton Young, Chief Economist
California Association of Realtors
Los Angeles, California, USA

Rosanne Zusman, SVP, Global Brand Marketing
Wyndham Hotel Group
Parsippany, New Jersey, USA


Women in BusinessAnne Walker, MBE, Founder & CEO
International Dance Supplies Ltd
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom

Allison Coyne, Choreographer/Director
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Susan Epstein, Vice President
West Park Productions
New York, New York, USA

Sally Henley, Town Development Manager
Newton Abbot Town Centre Partnership
Exeter, United Kingdom

Shamina Krishna, Curriculum Development, Research & Advanced Training Unit Head
Smart Reader® Worldwide Sdn. Bhd.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Jackie Lee, Managing Director
The Dolls House Emporium
Ripley, United Kingdom

Judy Lever, Executive Chairman
Collier Campbell Ltd
London, United Kingdom

Carrie Molay, Director
MK Venture Partners
New York, New York, USA
Varvara Milovanova, Entrepreneur
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Lorraine O'Neill, Director
Luxury Online Pty Ltd
Parrearra, Queensland, Australia

Jane Revell-Higgins, Managing Director
Synergy Partnership Ltd
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom

Steven Sirico, President
Dance Teacher Web
Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Sarah Smith, Manager
The Bridal Gallery
Coventry, United Kingdom

Rosemary Stockdale, Managing Director
Sterling Marketing Ltd
London, United Kingdom

Dr. K H Wang, Group Executive Director
Smart Reader® Worldwide Sdn. Bhd.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Helen Watson, Managing Director
SES Recruitment
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom


Women in BusinessCHAIR:
Lisa Jones, CEO
EyeMail Inc.
Marietta, Georgia, USA

Ahmed Alhai, BRM Specialist
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Nagabhushan Balaji, Executive Vice President, Internal Control & Compliance
Dubai First
Dubai, UAE
Victoria Barnett, Senior Marketing Executive
Royal College of Nursing
London, United Kingdom

Alison Basa, Senior Executive
National Health Service
London, United Kingdom

Janet Beale, Manager, Platform Investment Implementation
MLC Limited
East Lindfield, NSW, Australia

Georgie Blake, Director
Marine Technicians Australia
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Heena Sunil Bulchandani, Training & Development Specialist
Dubai, UAE

Dr. Kate Darcy Hohenthal, Founder
The Birthday Club
Manchester, Connecticut, USA

Yvonne Howie, Chief Executive/NSW
The CEO Institute
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Anne Jefferies, Performance Scorecards & Supplier Benchmarking
Glasgow, Scotland

Jennifer Lyon
Australian Institute of Company Directors
Gordon, NSW, Australia

Karen McFadzen, VP Technical Services
Cisco Systems
Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia

Dianne Morris, Researcher
Imperial College
London, United Kingdom

Charles Olsson, Managing Director
Stockfeed Purchasing Pty Ltd
Crestmead, Queensland, Australia

Janine Popick, CEO/Founder
Vertical Response, Inc.
San Francisco, California, USA

Emma Real, Corporate Communications Specialist
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Dennis Reno, VP, Customer Experience
San Francisco, California, USA

Shaikha Tariq Salim                              
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Susan Savage, General Manager
MICROS Fidelio Australia
South Turramurra, New South Wales, Australia

Julia Zamorska, Vice President, Corporate Communications
iolo technologies
Los Angeles, California, USA


Women in BusinessSusan M. Kidd, CEO
DRT Strategies, Inc.
Coronado, California, USA

Sonja Beaubien, Finance Professional
Washington, DC,  USA

Margo Burnette, CEO
ImpaQ Solutions
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

Andrea Chiou, Principal
ASC Consulting
Fairfax, Virginia, USA

Danielle Cogar, COO
Laurel, Maryland, USA

Jennifer Commander, Partner
Alexandria Clinical Research
Alexandria, Virginia, USA

Stephanie Eskins, President
Sterling, Virginia, USA

Julie Henderson, President
Spoiled Rotten Dogs, inc.
Annapolis, Maryland, USA

Misty Jordan, VP
Compusearch Software Systems
Dulles, Virginia, USA

Cathy Lange, President
BusinessWorks of America, Inc.
McLean, Virginia, USA

Beth Maloney, President
Palladian Partners
Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Nidia Raya Martinez, Knowledge Management Specialist
University of Sydney
Botany, NSW, Australia

Kimberly Mayo, Deputy Chief
Department of Homeland Security, Office of Law Enforcement/
Federal Air Marshal Service
Arlington, Virginia, USA

Peggy McShane, President
Net New Growth
Arlington, Virginia, USA

Beth Meagher, Director  
Deloitte Consulting
Arlington, Virginia, USA

Deborah Moyer, President
Moyer Consulting Group
Sterling, Virginia, USA

Andrea Myslicki, Director Strategic Programs
Arlington, Virginia, USA

Toni Potter, Director
Dulles, Virginia, USA

Tara E. Roche, VP Sales and Client Relations,
Eastern Region
Diva Limousine LTD.
New York, New York, USA

Kristen Staples, Owner
Koru Photography
Aldie, Virginia, USA


Women in Business CHAIR: Tereson Dupuy, CEO
Fuzzibunz, LLC
Lafayette, Louisiana, USA

Joan Boudreaux, Attorney
Broussard, Louisiana, USA

Erin Butler, Executive
Fedex International
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Julie Calzone, CEO
Calzone & Associates
Lafayette, Louisiana, USA

Penny Edwards, Owner
Pennimo Productions
Lafayette, Louisiana, USA

Jennifer Finke, CEO
Red Jeweled Media
Denver, Colorado, USA

Patricia Gannon, Editor
LA Femme Film Festival

Marina Go, Publisher
Independent Digital Media
Alexandria, NSW, Australia

Gena Gregerson, Owner
For the Monster
Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA

Lonnie Hill, Engineer
City of Mesquite
Dallas, Texas, USA

Kat Leonard, Executive
Zulily, Inc.
Seattle, Washington, USA

Kaan ÖZSÖKMEN, Agent Manager
K-Tex Sourcing & Buying Agency
Istanbul, Turkey

Elif Molla ÖZSÖKMEN, Chief Merchandiser
K-Tex Sourcing & Buying Agency
Istanbul, Turkey

Bobbi-Jean Palmer, Owner
Diaper Shops
South Paris, Maine, USA

Angie Philip, CEO
Reach Me
Auckland, New Zealand

Angela Powell, Owner
BumRite Diapers
Napa, California, USA

Jolene Powell, Owner
Sweet Cheeks
Auckland, New Zealand

Jeanette Rougee, Owner
Mike Rougee Inc
Kenner, Louisiana, USA

Addie Sorbo, President
Strawberry Fields Designs
Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA

Nataljia Sudina, CEO
Best 4 Kids, London, United Kingdom

Nancy Trahan, Executive
whitney Bank
Lafayette, Louisiana, USA

Kelly Wels, Author
Hebron, Maine, USA


Women in BusinessCHAIR:
Jennifer Rotner,  Owneer
Elite Editing
New York, New York, USA

Laurie Albo, Director
Maryland Financial Investors
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Donna Balinkie, President
FireDrive Marketing Group
Owings Mills, Maryland, USA

Monica Berrocosa, CCO/Founder
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Karen Brennan, Vice President
Lippe Taylor
New York, New York, USA

Melissa Casalena, Lead Designer
Greek Streak
Reisterstown, Maryland, USA

Liz Cassedy, Director of Product Development
Nations Photo Lab
Laurel, Maryland, USA

Will Davis, Managing Partner
Right Source Marketing
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Rachel Fishman Fedderson, Editorial Director
New York, New York, USA

Lisa Goldberg, Director, Marketing Services
VetCentric, Inc.
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Latoya Hamilton, Manager, Business Development
NYC & Company
New York, New York, USA

Nicole Hirsch, President
Ty Lucas
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Ronford Howell, CEO
Bottle Service
New York, New York, USA

Alexander Kouts, Senior Manager, Consumer Products
Mountain View, California, USA

Kristin Knoerlein, Creative Director
Nottigham, Maryland, USA

Katherine McDonald, Marketing Manager
New York, New York, USA

Sophie Roberts, Senior Writer
NYC & Company
New York, New York, USA

Liz Rowell, Managing Director
Red Ark
St Leonards, NSW, Australia

Jessica Watson
CEO/Creative Director
Jwatson Creative
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Topics: judging, stevie awards, women awards, women in business awards, judges, women entrepreneur awards

Stevie Awards for Women in Business Announce 2011 Finalists

Posted by Michael Gallagher on Thu, Oct 13, 2011 @ 10:02 AM

Stevie Awards 2011Finalists were announced today in the 8th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the international competition recognizing the accomplishments of outstanding women executives, business owners, and the organizations they run.  

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are produced by the creators of the prestigious American Business Awards and International Business Awards.  The Stevies are widely considered to be the world’s premier business awards.

The final results of the 8th annual competition will be announced at an awards dinner at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City on Friday, November 11. 

More than 1,300 entries – a record for the competition - were submitted this year by organizations and individuals around the world for consideration in 75 categories, including Best Executive, Best Entrepreneur, Women Helping Women, and Communications Campaign of the Year. 

Among the leading contenders with multiple Finalists are Akbank, Istanbul, Turkey; Australian Innovative Systems Pty Ltd (AIS) Company, Brisbane, Australia; Coloredge New York • Los Angeles, New York, NY; Euro RSCG Worldwide PR, New York, NY; NetApp, Sunnyvale, CA; Staff Management | SMX, Chicago, IL; Staging Diva/Six Elements Inc., Toronto, Canada; TopLine Communications, London, United Kingdom; and VerticalResponse, San Francisco, CA.

For a complete list of Finalists by category, visit

Finalists were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging.  Members of six final judging committees will select Stevie Award winners from among the Finalists during final judging.

A portion of each ticket sold for the November 11 awards dinner will be contributed to Camfed (, which fights poverty and HIV/AIDS in Africa by educating girls and empowering women to become leaders of change. 

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

Sponsors and supporters of the 8th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business include the Business TalkRadio Network, Coloredge, Infogroup, KeyBank | Key4Women, Melilea International Group of Companies, SDL, and Smart Reader Worldwide.






Topics: business awards, stevie awards, women awards, women in business awards

Last Chance to Enter the Stevie Awards for Women in Business

Posted by Michael Gallagher on Wed, Oct 05, 2011 @ 11:17 AM

SAWIB presentationTomorrow - Thursday, October 6 - is absolutely the last day that we can accept late entries for the 8th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the world's premier honors for women entrepreneurs, executives and the organizations they run.

You'll find the entry kit here, online. It explains how to choose categories and prepare entries. When you've written your entries, submit them here.

Late entries will not be penalized in any way in the judging process. Preliminary judging to determine Finalists closes on Sunday, and Finalists will be notified next Wednesday.

This year's Stevie Award winners will be announced at a dinner in New York on Friday, November 11. Attendance is not required to win.

Who do you know who should be nominated in the Stevies for Women?

Topics: stevie awards, women awards, women in business awards, Women in Business

Who's Coming to The International Business Awards Next Tuesday?

Posted by Michael Gallagher on Wed, Oct 05, 2011 @ 10:50 AM

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We're a week away from what will be the largest International Business Awards event to date - our 8th annual awards banquet, on Tuesday, October 11 at the fabulous Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates.  We're expecting more than 400 executives from 25+ nations to attend to help celebrate this year's IBA honorees.

Tickets are going fast - get yours now.

The IBAs are the world's premier business awards program, honoring business-related achievements of all types with corporate awards, management awards, marketing awards, new product awards, website awards, human resources awards, IT awards, public relations awards, and more.

Here is the list of organizations that have already confirmed their attendance at next Tuesday's gala.  Will you be among them?

Abu Dhabi Airports Company, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Abu Dhabi Municipality, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Accenture Services Ltd  India
ACE enterprise Slovakia  Bratislava  Slovakia
Aepona Ltd  Belfast  United Kingdom
African Access Holdings  Durban  South Africa
Al Fara'a Group, Abu Dhabi, UAE
ASDA'A Burson Marsteller, Dubai, UAE
AstraZeneca Bulgaria
Athen International Airport  Athens  Greece
Aygaz  Istanbul  Turkey
Azercell Telecom LLC  Baku city  Azerbaijan
Bombardier, Montreal, Canada
BRComm, Seoul, South Korea
BT, London, United Kingdom
Callidus Software  Pleasanton  CA  USA
Cascades Tissue Group  Candiac  Canada
COMSEL Co.  Ltd.  Tokyo  Japan
DANI Communications, Seoul, South Korea
DHL Express, Bonn, Germany
EFES, Istanbul, Turkey
Emarat, Dubai, UAE
Emirates NBD, Dubai, UAE
Everything Everywhere  London  United Kingdom
Finansbank A.S.  Istanbul  Turkey
GeiserMaclang Marketing Communications  Inc.  Manila  Philippines
GLOBAL EVENTS ID Corporation SL  Madrid  Spain
GS Engineering & Construction , Seoul, South Korea
GSMA  London  United Kingdom
Gulf Aluminium Rolling Mill Company  Sitra  Bahrain
Gulf Bank  Kuwait City  Kuwait
HANAROADCOM, Seoul, South Korea
Hancom Inc., Seoul, South Korea
Iberdrola SA, Bilbao, Spain
IBM Netezza, Marlborough, MA USA
IF Net  Tokyo  Japan
International Armoring Corporation  Ogden  UT USA
iolo technologies, Los Angeles, CA USA
Isbank  Istanbul  Turkey
Jeju Free International City Development Center, Jeju City, South Korea
Julphar Gulf Pharmaceutıcal Industrıes, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Karsan, Istanbul, Turkey
Kier Group plc, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Korea Business Communicators Assn., Seoul, South Korea
Korea Nuclear Fuel Company, Seoul, South Korea
 Korea Student Aid Foundation, Seoul, South Korea
Lotte Department Store, Seoul, South Korea
M3 Communications Group, Inc., Sofia, Bulgaria
Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad  Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia
Melilea International Group of Companies, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Nestle Turkey, Istanbul
Newsis, Seoul, South Korea
Nu Skin Korea, Seoul
P2i Limited  Oxfordshire  United Kingdom
PetRays  The Woodlands  TX USA
PJ Lhuillier  Inc.  Makati City  Philippines
Planting for Tomorrow  Sendai  Japan
plusadd  Inc., Kawasaki, Japan
PMFTC  Inc. (Philip Morris Philippines Manufacturing  Inc.), Baguio City
Portugal Telecom  Lisboa  Portugal
PT Bank Permata Tbk  Jakarta  Indonesia
PT Unilever Indonesia  Tbk  Jakarta  Indonesia
Quality Systems, Irvine, CA USA
Reckitt Benckiser Group plc  Slough  United Kingdom
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
SIDM, Seoul, South Korea
Smart Media-The Annual Report Company  Colombo  Sri Lanka
Smart Reader Worldwide Sdn Bhd  Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia
Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea
SUNGWOOADCOM, Seoul, South Korea
Tata Motors Limited  Mumbai  India
Thai Life Insurance Co., Bangkok, Thailand
The Brazilian Secretariat of Social Communication (SECOM), Brazilia
The Land Revitalization Institute  Tokyo  Japan
TSKB, Istanbul, Turkey
TTNET, Istanbul, Turkey
Türk Telekom  Istanbul  Turkey
 Uijeongbu City, South Korea
Uniqueplus, Seoul, South Korea
Weber Shandwick United Kingdom and Belgium
Whirlpool Europe  Comerio  Italy

Topics: business awards, marketing awards, PR awards, stevie awards, web site awards