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Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service Announce Finalists in 8th Annual Competition

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Thu, Jan 23, 2014 @ 10:59 AM

SASCS logoFinalists in the 8th Annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, the world’s top honors for customer service, contact center, business development, and sales professionals, were announced today.

A diverse group of organizations and individuals around the world are among those recognized in the customer service awards, contact center awards, and sales awards categories.  Organizations with Finalists in multiple categories include AllClear ID, Bluegreen Vacations, Cars.com, Delta Air Lines, DHL Express, EMKAY, FedEx TechConnect, Canada's FreshBooks, John Hancock, Lennox Industries, LiveAnswer, Marriott Vacation Club, Marsh U.S. Consumer, Parlant Technology, PetRays Veterinary Telemedicine Consultants, Property Insight, Richardson, Salesforce, SoftPro, SurePayroll, Inc., Turkey's Turk Economy Bank, ValueSelling Associates, VIZIO, Inc., Turkey's Vodafone, and Wyndham Vacation Ownership. For a full list of Finalists by category, visit www.StevieAwards.com/Sales

Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced during a gala banquet on Friday, February 21 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Tickets are now on sale.

More than 1,500 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were evaluated in this year’s competition, an increase of 36% over 2013.  Finalists were determined by the average scores of 129 professionals worldwide, acting as preliminary judges.  Entries were considered in 43 categories for customer service and contact center achievements, including Contact Center of the Year, Award for Innovation in Customer Service, and Customer Service Department of the Year; 43 categories for sales and business development achievements, ranging from Senior Sales Executive of the Year to Sales Training or Coaching Program of the Year to Sales Department of the Year; and categories to recognize new products and services and solution providers. 

More than 100 members of seven specialized judging committees will determine the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during final judging, to take place January 27 - February 5.  

Beginning today, the general public will be able to cast their votes for their favorite providers of good customer service in the People’s Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite Customer Service Department.  Voting is open at http://www.stevieawards.com/Service.peopleschoice. Winners of the People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service in multiple industries will be determined in mid-February and honored at the awards gala in Las Vegas on February 21.

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in five programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  A sixth program, the German Stevie Awards, will debut later this year.  Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.

Sponsors and supporters of the eighth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service include the BusinessTalkRadio Network, Competence Call Center, and ValueSelling Associates.


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People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite Company Winners Announced

Posted by Michelle Rutkowski on Wed, Sep 25, 2013 @ 10:00 AM

More than 15,000 votes were cast in this year's People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite Companies, a feature of The International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards competition.  Voting closed last Wednesday (September 18th).

PCSAFC LogoWith the most votes received in their respective categories, the following are the 2013 winners of the crystal People's Choice Stevie® Award trophies:


Advertising, Marketing & PR: LLORENTE Y CUENCA         
Automotive & Transportation: Korea Transportation Safety Authority                             
Business Services: translate plus                 
Computer Hardware & Electronics: Arvento Mobile Systems   
Computer Services: ROFF                 
Computer Software: BlueCat                 
Conglomerates: GE Global Growth and Operations               
Consumer Products, Food & Beverage: McCain Foods         
Energy & Utilities: RTR Rete Rinnovabile               
Financial Services: Codan Insurance                     
Health & Pharmaceutical: NU SKIN Greater China                 
Industrial: SmartSite, LLC                 
Internet & New Media: WordPress.org                   
Media & Entertainment: Dulsori                   
Non-Profit & Government Organizations: Endeavor                 
Services: Maras Group                   
Telecommunications: Lycamobile
                     

For more information about The International Business Awards, including a complete list of all Stevie Award winners in the 2013 IBAs, visit www.StevieAwards.com/IBA.

The crystal People's Choice Stevie Awards will be presented on stage to winners who are represented at the 10th Annual International Business Awards banquet at the W Hotel in Barcelona, Spain on October 14th. Tickets are still available for this gala event. Otherwise awards will be shipped to winners in late October.

Congratulations to the winners!

About the Stevie® Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. A fifth program, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, will open for entries next month. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com, and follow the Stevie Awards on Twitter @TheStevieAwards

 

Contact:

Michelle Rutkowski
Marketing Director
michelle@thestevies.com
+1 703-547-8389
www.StevieAwards.com

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