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6 Days Left to Submit Your American Business Awards Entries

Posted by Liz Dean on Thu, Mar 22, 2012 @ 03:31 PM

March 28 is the entry deadline for The 2012 (10th annual) American Business Awards, the premier business awards competition in the U.S.A. 

If you haven't downloaded the 2012 entry kit, you can find it online here. We also recommend that you watch the video How to Enter The 2012 American Business Awards for step-by-step instructions on how to successfully submit entries.

The ABAs have categories to recognize achievement in all facets of the American workplace, including awards for individuals, teams, departments, and organizations. Types of award categories include:

See all ABA categories here.

Entries submitted after March 28, through the final deadline of April 25, will be assessed a late fee in addition to any entry fee. 2012 Finalists will be announced in early May and the 10th Annual business awards winners will be announced at one of our two awards ceremonies. We will hold our traditional banquet at the Marriott Marquis in New York City on June 18th and have a second ceremony in San Francisco at the Julia Morgan Ballroom on September 17th where we will announce our tech awards winners. Click here to see the ABA calendar.

Need help answering  your ABA submission questions?  Email us at help@stevieawards.com  or call us at + 1 703-547-8389 and we'll get back to you right away.

Tags: customer service awards, hr awards, business awards, app awards, marketing awards, PR awards, American business awards, it awards, company awards, new product awards, tech awards, web site awards, management awards

3 Weeks Left to Submit Your American Business Award Entries

Posted by Liz Dean on Fri, Mar 09, 2012 @ 10:56 AM

The entry deadline for The 10th Annual American Business Awards, the premier business awards program in the U.S.A., is quickly approaching – it’s Wednesday, March 28, 2012. You can start submitting your entries today here.

How the submission process works:

  1. Request your entry kit. 
    Once emailed to you, the kit will be your guide on everything you'll need to know about how to prepare and submit your entries.
  2. Review the 2012 ABA categories.
    Pick who you would like to recognize and why they should be recognized. We have categories highlighting organizations, teams, departments, and individuals, as well as:
  1. Submit your entries.
    Select your categories, write your submissions according to the instructions, and submit your entries.

Benefits of submitting a business award entry:

  1. More chances to win
    All Finalists in the Best New Product or Service categories will automatically be included in the People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products, a public vote that will commence in July. The People's Choice Winners will be honored at the new tech awards ceremony in San Francisco on September 17. Finalists in the Best New Product or Service categories will have an opportunity to win two awards: a Stevie® Award, as voted by your peers, and a crystal People's Choice Stevie Award, as voted by your customers.
  2. New award distinctions
    The American Business Awards banquets will showcase our three levels of award distinction: Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Awards. You can learn more about the new awards here.
  3. Multiple awards banquets
    The 10th Annual corporate awards will have two awards ceremonies. We will hold our traditional banquet at the Marriott Marquis in New York City on June 18th and have a second ceremony in San Francisco at the Julia Morgan Ballroom on September 17th where we will announce our tech award winners.

Helpful resources to make your submission process easier:

  1. Step-by-step video on how to submit entries
    Watch our helpful video tutorial on how to successfully enter submissions.
  2. Review past winners' entries here.
    They're great models for how you should write your entries.
  3. 7 tips on submitting winning entries
    Read our tips on how to submit winning entries.

If you have any questions regarding your ABA submissions, call us at + 1 703-547-8389 or email us at help@stevieawards.com and we'll get back to you right away.

Not going to make the March 28th deadline?
Don't worry, you can still submit entries through April 25 with a $35.00 late fee.   Click here to see the ABA's calendar.  

Tags: customer service awards, hr awards, business awards, corporate awards, app awards, marketing awards, PR awards, American business awards, business award, corporate award, it awards, company awards, new product awards, tech awards, web site awards, management awards, tech award

Watch the Video "How to Enter The 2012 American Business Awards"

Posted by Liz Dean on Thu, Feb 09, 2012 @ 05:57 PM

We've published an 11-minute video about how to enter the 10th edition of the U.S.A.'s top business awards program, The American Business Awards.

Now in their 10th year, The American Business Awards are the premier business awards program in the U.S.A, with award categories including management awards, marketing awards, PR awards, HR awards, IT awards, web site awards, video awards, app awards, new product awards, and more. The entry deadline is March 28.

The short video covers:

  • What the ABAs are, and their history
  • The schedule for the 2012 ABAs
  • How to review and select categories
  • How to prepare and submit entries
  • What’s new & different in 2012
  • How the judging process works
  • Best practices

If you plan to enter The 2012 American Business Awards, we highly recommend that you get and review the online entry kit in addition to watching this video which offers many helpful insights about the process of the awards program.

Tags: hr awards, app awards, video awards, marketing awards, PR awards, American business awards, it awards, new product awards, web site awards, management awards

Who's Coming to The International Business Awards Next Tuesday?

Posted by Michael Gallagher on Wed, Oct 05, 2011 @ 10:50 AM

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We're a week away from what will be the largest International Business Awards event to date - our 8th annual awards banquet, on Tuesday, October 11 at the fabulous Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates.  We're expecting more than 400 executives from 25+ nations to attend to help celebrate this year's IBA honorees.

Tickets are going fast - get yours now.

The IBAs are the world's premier business awards program, honoring business-related achievements of all types with corporate awards, management awards, marketing awards, new product awards, website awards, human resources awards, IT awards, public relations awards, and more.

Here is the list of organizations that have already confirmed their attendance at next Tuesday's gala.  Will you be among them?

Abu Dhabi Airports Company, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Abu Dhabi Municipality, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Accenture Services Ltd  India
ACE enterprise Slovakia  Bratislava  Slovakia
Aepona Ltd  Belfast  United Kingdom
African Access Holdings  Durban  South Africa
Al Fara'a Group, Abu Dhabi, UAE
ASDA'A Burson Marsteller, Dubai, UAE
AstraZeneca Bulgaria
Athen International Airport  Athens  Greece
Aygaz  Istanbul  Turkey
Azercell Telecom LLC  Baku city  Azerbaijan
Bombardier, Montreal, Canada
BRComm, Seoul, South Korea
BT, London, United Kingdom
Callidus Software  Pleasanton  CA  USA
Cascades Tissue Group  Candiac  Canada
COMSEL Co.  Ltd.  Tokyo  Japan
DANI Communications, Seoul, South Korea
DHL Express, Bonn, Germany
EFES, Istanbul, Turkey
Emarat, Dubai, UAE
Emirates NBD, Dubai, UAE
Everything Everywhere  London  United Kingdom
Finansbank A.S.  Istanbul  Turkey
GeiserMaclang Marketing Communications  Inc.  Manila  Philippines
GLOBAL EVENTS ID Corporation SL  Madrid  Spain
GS Engineering & Construction , Seoul, South Korea
GSMA  London  United Kingdom
Gulf Aluminium Rolling Mill Company  Sitra  Bahrain
Gulf Bank  Kuwait City  Kuwait
HANAROADCOM, Seoul, South Korea
Hancom Inc., Seoul, South Korea
Iberdrola SA, Bilbao, Spain
IBM Netezza, Marlborough, MA USA
IF Net  Tokyo  Japan
INTERIORS (Branch of EASA SALEH AL GURG GROUP)  Dubai, UAE
International Armoring Corporation  Ogden  UT USA
iolo technologies, Los Angeles, CA USA
Isbank  Istanbul  Turkey
Jeju Free International City Development Center, Jeju City, South Korea
Julphar Gulf Pharmaceutıcal Industrıes, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Karsan, Istanbul, Turkey
Kier Group plc, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Korea Business Communicators Assn., Seoul, South Korea
Korea Nuclear Fuel Company, Seoul, South Korea
 Korea Student Aid Foundation, Seoul, South Korea
Lotte Department Store, Seoul, South Korea
M3 Communications Group, Inc., Sofia, Bulgaria
Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad  Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia
Melilea International Group of Companies, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Nestle Turkey, Istanbul
Newsis, Seoul, South Korea
Nu Skin Korea, Seoul
P2i Limited  Oxfordshire  United Kingdom
PetRays  The Woodlands  TX USA
PJ Lhuillier  Inc.  Makati City  Philippines
Planting for Tomorrow  Sendai  Japan
plusadd  Inc., Kawasaki, Japan
PMFTC  Inc. (Philip Morris Philippines Manufacturing  Inc.), Baguio City
Portugal Telecom  Lisboa  Portugal
PT Bank Permata Tbk  Jakarta  Indonesia
PT Unilever Indonesia  Tbk  Jakarta  Indonesia
Quality Systems, Irvine, CA USA
Reckitt Benckiser Group plc  Slough  United Kingdom
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
SIDM, Seoul, South Korea
Smart Media-The Annual Report Company  Colombo  Sri Lanka
Smart Reader Worldwide Sdn Bhd  Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia
Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea
SUNGWOOADCOM, Seoul, South Korea
Tata Motors Limited  Mumbai  India
Thai Life Insurance Co., Bangkok, Thailand
The Brazilian Secretariat of Social Communication (SECOM), Brazilia
The Land Revitalization Institute  Tokyo  Japan
TSKB, Istanbul, Turkey
TTNET, Istanbul, Turkey
Türk Telekom  Istanbul  Turkey
 Uijeongbu City, South Korea
Uniqueplus, Seoul, South Korea
Weber Shandwick United Kingdom and Belgium
Whirlpool Europe  Comerio  Italy

Tags: business awards, marketing awards, PR awards, stevie awards, web site awards

Watch the Video "How to Enter The 2011 American Business Awards"

Posted by Michael Gallagher on Tue, Feb 08, 2011 @ 04:58 PM

Today we conducted a live webinar entitled "How to Enter The American Business Awards," and a video of that recording is now available.

Now in their ninth year, The American Business Awards are the leading business awards program in the U.S.A, with category groups including management awards, marketing awards, PR awards, HR awards, IT awards, web site awards, video awards, and more. The entry deadline is March 31.

The hour-long video covers

  • What the ABAs are, and their history
  • The schedule for the 2011 ABAs
  • How to review and select categories
  • How to prepare and submit entries
  • How the judging process works
  • Best practices
  • What’s new & different in 2011

If you plan to enter The 2011 American Business Awards we recommend highly that you first get and review the online entry kit, but this video offers a lot of helpful detail about the process of the awards program.

Tags: hr awards, video awards, marketing awards, PR awards, it awards, web site awards, management awards

One Big Reason to Enter The American Business Awards Before Thursday

Posted by Michael Gallagher on Tue, Nov 16, 2010 @ 01:43 PM

Tomorrow - Wednesday, November 17 - is the first early-bird deadline for The 2011 (9th annual) American Business Awards, and entry fees are discounted by as much as 40% if you enter through tomorrow.

Entry fees will go up an average of $35 per entry on Thursday.  The next early-bird deadline will be December 15.  The final deadline isn't until March 31, but even then late entries will be accepted through April 27 with payment of a late fee.

Get your entry kit for the 2010 ABAs, then submit your entries online - it's very easy to do.

In case you've forgotten, The American Business Awards are the premier business awards program in the U.S.A.  There are categories to recognize achievement in the workplace in every facet of work life:

* Management Awards
* Company Awards
* Public Relations Awards
* Customer Service Awards
* Human Resources Awards
* New Product Awards
* Product Management Awards
* Marketing Awards
* Web Site Awards
* Video Awards
* Live Event Awards
* Annual Report and Other Literature Awards

and more.  Questions about how to enter?  Contact us.

Tags: business awards, marketing awards, American business awards, new product awards, web site awards, public relations awards

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