The entry deadline is rapidly approaching for the 15th annual Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service on Wednesday, January 13. Entry kits and complete details on the competition are available at http://www.StevieAwards.com/Sales.
Eligible nominees include departments, teams, and professionals from around the world who work in customer service, contact center, business development, and sales. New products and services and solution providers used by those professionals are also eligible. The 2021 awards will recognize achievements since July 1, 2019.
The winner announcement schedule has been modified to serve a virtual awards ceremony. Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced publicly on January 27. Winners will be celebrated a virtual awards banquet on April 14.
“We are thrilled to be able to host the 15th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service virtually in 2021 to celebrate successes in these fields yet keep all Stevie winners and their guests safe. We encourage everyone to submit their nominations by January 13 – even if this year did not lead to certain benchmarks or expectations, we have pushed back to entry criteria to July 1, 2019. This means that you can submit nominations with data from before Covid-19 struck,” said Maggie Gallagher, President of the Stevie Awards.
The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service feature more than 150 sales awards, customer service awards, business development awards, new product awards, and solution provider awards categories. Entrants may submit any number of nominations to any number of categories.
New categories for 2020 include:
- Customer Service Training Professional of the Year
- Customer Service Training Team of the Year – External
- Customer Service Training Team of the Year – Internal
- Best Customer Engagement Initiative
- Customer Service Training or Coaching Program of the Year
- Sales Enablement Program of the Year
- Sales Incentive Program of the Year
- White Paper or Research Paper of the Year.
Winners of the 2020 edition of the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service included American Airlines, Barclays, Carbonite, Cisco, Clarabridge, Cricket Wireless, Cvent, Delta Vacations, DHL Express, GoDaddy, Mailchimp, OneWest Bank, SAP, Wells Fargo Treasury Management, VIZIO Inc., and more.
The 2021 competition will be judged by more than 150 professionals around the world.
Interested in entering the 15th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service?