The entry deadline for The 2013 American Business Awards, the top business awards competition in the U.S.A., is quickly approaching on Wednesday, March 27. If you haven't yet done so, you can request your entry kit here and it will be emailed to you right away.
All individuals and organizations in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The ABAs feature categories to recognize achievement in every facet of worklife, including:
- App awards,
- Company / organization awards,
- Customer service awards,
- HR awards,
- IT awards,
- Management awards,
- Marketing awards,
- New product awards,
- PR awards, and
- Website awards.
See the full list of business award categories.
2013 ABA nominations should cite achievements during the eligibility period: January 2012 through April 24, 2013, the last day that late entries will be accepted. There is no eligibility timeframe for web site entries - it does not matter when the web sites were first published.
If you can't make the March 27 entry deadline, April 24 is the last day that late entries will be accepted with payment of a late fee. Finalists will be announced on May 8, 2013. All entry details are available online, at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.
To help you make the most out of your entries, we suggest reviewing our past winners' entries for guidance. 2012 ABA Gold winners include Bloomberg Law (Best New Product or Service - Business-to-Business Services), Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group (Communications Department of the Year), Fazoli's Italian Restaurants (Human Resources Department of the Year), Ford Motor Company (Company of the Year - Automotive & Transport Equipment), HubSpot (Website of the Year - Computer Software), iolo technologies (Marketing Department of the Year), Northwestern Mutual (Best House Organ/Publication - Print), SquareTrade (Customer Service Department of the Year - Financial Services), and Vemma Nutrition Company (Best App of the Year - Lifestyle), among others. You can see the complete list of 2012 Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie® Award winners here.
If you have any questions regarding The 2013 American Business Awards, don't hesitate to contact us.