With The 13th Annual International Business Awards entry deadline being just a few weeks away, today we will highlight the new awards categories this year.
A variety of new categories are introduced for the 2016 competition including Technology PR Campaign / Program of the Year, and Re-Branding / Brand Renovation of the Year. The 34 Company of the Year categories have each been split into three categories, based on company size (small, medium-size, and large). See more about each category below.
All individuals and organizations worldwide -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small -- may submit nominations to The International Business Awards. The final entry deadline is May 11. Late entries will be accepted through June 15 with payment of a late fee. These are the world's premier business awards, each year attacting nominations from organizations in more than 60 nations and territories. Entry details are available at www.StevieAwards.com/IBA.
New for 2016:
- Technology: campaign/programs in the technology sector, including business-to-business and consumer campaigns.
The Marketing Re-branding / Brand Renovation of the Year category entails:
- Re-Branding / Brand Renovation of the Year: for campaigns that recreated or repositioned an existing brand.
May be for-profit or non-profit, public or private, large or small. Each of these industry categories now has three sub-categories:
- Small (≤ 50 employees and turnover ≤ €10 m / $11 million)
- Medium-size (≤ 250 employees and turnover ≤ €50 m / $55 million)
- Large (> 250 employees and turnover > €50 m / $55 million)
B02. Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
B03. Aerospace & Defense
B04. Automotive & Transport Equipment
B06. Business or Professional Services
B08. Computer Hardware
B09. Computer Software
B10. Computer Services
B12. Consumer Products - Durables
B13. Consumer Products - Non-Durables
B14. Diversified Services
B17. Financial Services
B18. Food & Beverage
B19. Health Products & Services
B20. Hospitality & Leisure
B22. Internet/New Media
An international judging panel of more than 200 executives will determine the Stevie Award winners. Results will be announced in mid-August. Stevie Award winners will be presented their awards at a gala banquet in Rome, Italy on October 21.
The International Business Awards recognize achievement in every facet of the workplace. Categories include: