More than 35,000 votes were cast in the first People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Companies, from 28 July through 9 September, and here are the top vote-getters in the 25 categories, and thus the winners of the crystal People's Choice Stevie Awards:
2011 Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations: BrainJuicer Group PLC
2011 Aerospace, Defense & Transportation: Gulftainer Company Limited
2011 Automotive & Transport Equipment: International Armoring Corporation
2011 Banking: National Bank of Abu Dhabi
2011 Business Services: ActionCOACH
2011 Chemicals: SABIC
2011 Computer Services: Quality Systems, Inc.
2011 Computer Software: SYSPRO
2011 Conglomerates: Siemens AG
2011 Consumer Products: Beiersdorf AG
2011 Electronics: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing
2011 Energy & Utilities: Abu Dhabi National Oil Company
2011 Financial Services: Union National Bank
2011 Food & Beverage: Al Ghadeer Water Factory LLC
2011 Health Products & Services: PetRays
2011 Insurance: PlanSource
2011 Manufacturing: Joseph Group
2011 Materials & Construction: GS Engineering & Construction
2011 Media: British Sky Broadcasting
2011 Metals & Mining: African Rainbow Minerals
2011 Non-Profit & Government: Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters
2011 Real Estate: CTP Company
2011 Retail: Ross Stores
2011 Services: African Access Holdings
2011 Telecommunications: Türk Telekom
This worldwide public vote was conducted as part of The 8th Annual International Business Awards, the only global, all-encompassing business awards program honoring great performances in business.
Nicknamed the Stevie® for the Greek word “crowned,” the awards will be presented to honorees at the IBA awards banquet on Tuesday, 11 October in the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Tickets for the event are now on sale.
All organizations honored in the Company/Organization awards categories of this year’s International Business Awards were eligible to be included in voting for the people’s choice awards, which was open to the public for more than five weeks this summer.
How did your favorites fare in the voting?