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CANADIAN FIRMS WIN 32 STEVIE® AWARDS IN 11TH INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AWARDS

Posted by Michael Gallagher on Fri, Aug 30, 2013 @ 04:55 PM

Organizations and individuals in more than 40 nations have been announced as Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie® Award winners in The 10th Annual International Business Awards, the world’s only international, all-encompassing business awards program.

Stevies 2013 logoNicknamed the Stevies from the Greek word “crowned,” the awards will be presented at a gala event on Monday, October 14 at the W Hotel in Barcelona, Spain. Tickets for the event are on sale now at www.StevieAwards.com/IBA.    

Canadian organizations won 10 Gold, 10 Silver, and 12 Bronze Stevie Awards in this year’s IBAs.  Harbinger Communications, Toronto, and Wajam, Montreal, each won two Gold Stevies.  Other Gold winners include Canadian Tire Corporation, Toronto; Clearpath Robotics, Kitchener, ON; Firmex, Toronto; TELUS Communications, Edmonton; Toronto Hydro Electric System; and WiLAN, Ottawa.

Among the Silver and Bronze Stevie winners are Aditya Birla Minacs, Mississauga, ON; Amaya Gaming, Pointe-Claire, QC; BlueCat, Toronto; Eagle’s Flight, Guelph, ON; iFinance Canada, Toronto; Inovex Inc., Oakville, ON; LAJQ Chick Enterprises, Toronto; Magazine Maison Montreal Inc.; Opentext, Waterloo, ON; Prophix Software Inc., Mississauga, ON; Rogers Communications, Toronto; and TELUS, Burnaby, BC.

A complete list of all 2013 Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners by category is available at www.StevieAwards.com/IBA.   

Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie winners were selected from more than 3,300 nominations received from organizations and individuals in more than 50 nations.  All organizations worldwide are eligible to compete in The International Business Awards, and can nominate in a wide range of categories, including management awards, company/organization awards, marketing awards, public relations awards, customer service awards, human resources awards, new product awards, IT awards, web site awards, and more.  

More than 100 professionals around the world participated in preliminary judging in May-July.  Their average scores determined the entries that were eligible to be considered in final judging, which was performed earlier this month by the members of 10 specialized committees.  In total, nearly 300 executives around the world participated in the judging process this year. 

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 in September.  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, and follow the Stevie Awards on Twitter @TheStevieAwards.   

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