No additional late fees charged
The Stevie® Awards, organizer of the world’s premier business awards programs, announced that they have extended the final entry deadline for the sixth annual Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards to April 10.
“We’ve received many requests for individual deadline extensions, so we have decided to extend the deadline for everyone,” said Stevie Awards president Michael Gallagher. The original final deadline was March 8. Gallagher emphasizes that no additional late fees will be charged for entries submitted through April 10, and late entries will not be penalized in any way in the judging process. All organizations now have an additional four weeks to prepare and submit their entries in hopes of winning a Stevie award for their achievements.
The Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards is the only business awards program to recognize innovation throughout the entire Asia-Pacific region. The competition is open to all organizations in the 29 nations of the Asia-Pacific region: Large and small, for-profit and non-profit, public and private. Seven nations are added to those eligible to submit nominations to the 2019 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
The awards focus on recognizing innovation in all its forms, wherever it is achieved in the workplace. Entries are accepted in eight languages – Chinese, English, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Thai and Vietnamese - in the following category groups:
- Annual Report Awards & Other Publication Awards
- Customer Service Awards
- Company/Organization Awards
- Human Resources Awards
- Information Technology Awards
- Management Awards
- Marketing Awards
- New Product Awards
- Corporate Communications, IR, and PR Awards
- Website Awards and Smartphone and Tablet App Awards
New awards categories introduced for 2019 include Most Innovative Startup of the Year and Most Innovative Tech Startup of the Year. There are no entry fees for these categories.
Asia-Pacific Stevie Award winners will be announced on April 17. Winners will be celebrated and presented their awards during a gala banquet on May 31 at InterContinental Hotel in Singapore.
Scores of professionals from throughout the region will participate in the judging process to determine the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie winners.
Some of the Asia-Pacific region’s most innovative organizations have won Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards in the past five years including ABS-CBN Corporation, Bangkok Health Research Center, CISCO Systems, Delta Air Lines, Dentsu, Freelancer.com, GE Indonesia, Globe Telecom, Hong Kong Tourism Board, Huawei, LG, Maras Group, MetLife Asia Ltd., MSLGROUP China, Ooredoo, PT Petrokimia Gresik, Samsung, Seoul Metropolitan Government, Singapore Power, Sony, Telkom Indonesia, Viettel Group, Xiaomi and more.
The Stevie Award trophies, made by the company that makes the Emmy and other major international awards, are among the world's most coveted prizes. The name Stevie is taken from the name Stephen, which is derived from the Greek for "crowned".
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie® Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. 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.
* PR Newswire Asia is the official news distribution partner of the 2019 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards.