The Stevie® Awards are pleased to announce the winners of the Best of the IBA Awards in The 2012 International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards competition. This new addition to the IBAs' repertory of awards includes five best-of-competition prizes that are awarded to the organizations that submitted the best body of work to the competition, in their own name or in the names of one or more clients.
These awards cannot be applied for directly. Winners were determined by a points system based on the total number of awards won in the IBAs, with a Gold Stevie Award win counting for 3 points, each Silver Stevie Award for 2 points, and each Bronze Stevie win counting for 1.5 points.
Congratulations to the winners of the first Best of the IBA Awards:
Organization of the Year: Quality Systems, Inc., Irvine, CA, USA. With 52 total points, Quality Systems is the most honored organization in the 2012 IBAs.
Public Relations Agency of the Year: Weber Shandwick, worldwide. Weber Shandwick offices around the world won a total of 34.5 points for nominations in their own name or in the names of their clients.
Marketing Agency of the Year: Slack and Company, Chicago, IL, USA. Slack earned 22.5 points, tops among all marketing services agencies in this year's IBAs.
Interactive Services Agency of the Year: eWIDEPLUS, South Korea. With 13.5 points, eWIDEPLUS is the most honored of this year's field of interactive agency contestants.
Top 10: After the winners of the above prizes, the following organizations earned the most award points in the 2012 IBAs:
- LifeLock, Tempe, AZ, USA (47)
- Accenture, worldwide (31)
- MWW, East Rutherford, NJ, USA (30)
- VerticalResponse, San Francisco, CA, USA (26)
- Türk Telekom, Istanbul, Turkey (25.5)
- iolo technologies, Los Angeles, CA, USA (23.5)
- Burson-Marsteller, worldwide (22)
- MSLGROUP, worldwide (20.5)
- Akbank, Istanbul, Turkey (20)
- PetRays, The Woodlands, TX, USA (20)
Best of the IBA winners have been granted the exclusive right to use a unique Best of the 2012 IBAs logo.
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Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners in The 2012 International Business Awards were announced last week. Here's a summary of the results.