Wins for Third Year in a Row;
Other Grand Stevie Winners are Yongin City (South Korea) and Toyoko Inn Co.,Ltd. (Japan)
The Stevie® Awards, organizer of the world’s premier business awards programs, announced the winners of three Grand Stevie Award trophies in its fourth annual Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards. The Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards are the only awards to recognize innovation in the workplace throughout the entire 22-nation Asia-Pacific region. All organizations in the region are eligible to submit nominations.
Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners in the various categories were announced on 19 April. Those awards were determined by the average scores of more than 50 executives worldwide earlier this year.
All awards will be presented to winners during a gala event at the Hilton Hotel in Tokyo, Japan on Friday, June 2. Tickets for the event are now on sale.
The three Grand Stevie Award winners announced are:
- Telkom Indonesia, winner of the Grand Stevie for Organization of the Year for the third year in a row. The leading telecommunications and network services provider in Indonesia won the most award points in the competition this year with eight Gold, five Silver, and eighteen Bronze Stevie wins in a variety of categories for innovation. Each Gold win earns three points, each Silver win two points, and each Bronze one and a half points for the Grand Stevie-winner calculation.
- Yongin City won a Grand Stevie for Highest-Scoring Nomination of the Year in the competition this year. The one million population metropolitan city of ‘People-centered Yong-In’ won for its nomination of the city's mayor, Chan Min Jung, who also won the Gold Stevie Award for Innovative Management in Non-Profit or Government.
- Toyoko Inn Co.,Ltd. of Tokyo, Japan, which submitted the highest-scoring nomination from the host nation of this year’s awards ceremony.
The 2017 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards have recognized organizations in 15 nations including Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, the United Kingdom, the U.S.A. and Vietnam. More than 700 nominations about innovative achievements in the 22-nation APAC region were considered by the judges this year.
“We are very pleased with the results of the 2017 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, with the growth in the number of entries and the depth and breadth of the stories of business innovation that we received,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “We are very much looking forward to greeting and celebrating this year’s winners in Tokyo on June 2.”
Details about the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards and the list of Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners are available at http://Asia.Stevieawards.com.