The 2013 International Business Awards, the world’s premier business awards program, will feature the third edition of the People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite Companies, a worldwide vote in which the general public will get to choose one favorite company in more than 30 categories. (The final entry deadline for the 2013 IBAs is 12 June, if you haven't already done so, you can request your entry kit here and you will receive it right away.)
All individuals and organizations worldwide -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small -- may submit nominations to the IBAs. All organizations that are recognized as Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners in the IBAs' 34 Company of the Year categories will automatically be included in People's Choice voting.
Company awards categories include:
- Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
- Aerospace & Defense
- Automotive & Transport Equipment
- Business Services
- Computer Hardware
- Computer Software
- Computer Services
- Consumer Products - Durables
- Consumer Products - Non-Durables
- Diversified Services
- Financial Services
- Food & Beverage
- Health Products & Services
- Hospitality & Leisure
- Internet/New Media
- Materials & Construction
- Media & Entertainment
- Metals & Mining
- Non-Profit or Government Organizations
- Real Estate
See all organization awards categories.
People's Choice winners will receive a special People's Choice Stevie Award trophy allowing for honorees in the Company of the Year categories to have the opportunity to receive a second award, as voted by the general public. Voting will open to the general public worldwide on 15 August and run through 13 September.
Which companies will you nominate in this year's People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Companies?