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Winners in 2018 Asia-Pacific Stevie® Awards Announced

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Mon, Apr 23, 2018 @ 10:47 AM

Winners in the fifth annual Asia-Pacific Stevie® Awards, the only awards program to recognize innovation in business throughout the entire Asia-Pacific region, were announced today.  The list of Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners is available at http://Asia.StevieAwards.com.

The Stevie Awards are considered to be the world's premier business awards, conferring recognition for achievement in the workplace over the past 16 years in programs such as The International Business Awards® and The American Business Awards®. 

APSA 2017 pic 2The 2018 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards have recognized organizations in 15 nations including Australia, China, HOng Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, the U.S.A. and Vietnam. More than 800 nominations about innovative achievements in the 22-nation APAC region were considered by the judges this year.

This year’s top overall winner, with 14 Gold, 30 Silver and 12 Bronze Stevie Awards is Telkom Indonesia.  This is the fourth year in a row in which Telkom Indonesia has led the competition.  Close on their heels this year is PT PETROKIMIA GRESIK (Indonesia), with three Gold, 17 Silver and 17 Bronze Stevie wins.

Winners of more than two Gold Stevie Awards include Australian Attorney General's Department and Icon Agency, Freelancer.com, Manage Damage, The Female Social Network, HGC Global Communications Limited, Hong Kong Tourism Board, Strategic Public Relations Group Limited, HP Inc. Customer Support APJ, PT Bank Ganesha Tbk., eDENT, Gyeonggido Job Foundation, Korea Electric Power Corporation, KT, Seocho-Gu, MERALCO, Shopping Center Management Corporation and DHL Express Vietnam.

Stevie winners will be presented their awards at a gala banquet at the Mira Hotel in Hong Kong on Friday, 1 June.  Tickets for the event are now on sale.

More than 100 executives around the world participated in the judging to determine the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners. 

Details about the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards and the list of Stevie Award winners are available at http://Asia.Stevieawards.com.

“We congratulate the Stevie Award winners for their innovations this year and look forward to celebrating their achievements in Hong Kong in June,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards.

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Fifth Annual Asia-Pacific Stevie® Awards Extends Final Deadline Through April 11

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Thu, Mar 15, 2018 @ 09:20 AM

The Stevie® Awards, organizer of the world’s premier business awards programs, announced today that they have extended the final entry deadline for the fifth annual Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards to April 11. No additional late fees will be charged.

 “We’ve received so many requests for individual deadline extensions that we’ve decided to extend the deadline for everyone,” said Stevie Awards president Michael Gallagher. The original final deadline was March 14. Gallagher emphasizes that no additional late fees will be charged for entries submitted through April 11, 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.

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APSA 2017 pic 1-1.jpgThe 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 22 nations of the Asia-Pacific region: Large and small, for-profit and non-profit, public and private. 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:

New categories introduced for 2018 include Award for Innovative Management in Government, Award for Innovative Management in Non-Profit Organization or NGOs and Award for Innovative Management in Public Enterprises.

Asia-Pacific Stevie Award winners will be announced on April 18. Winners will be celebrated and presented their awards during a gala banquet on June 1 at the Mira Hotel in Hong Kong.

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 four years including ABS-CBN Corporation, Bangkok Health Research Center, Delta Air Lines, Dentsu, Freelancer.com, GE Indonesia, Globe Telecom, Hong Kong Tourism Board, Huawei, Maras Group, MetLife Asia Ltd., MSLGROUP China, Ooredoo, PT Petrokimia Gresik, Samsung, Seoul Metropolitan Government, Singapore Power, Sony, Telkom Indonesia, Xiaomi and more.

The name Stevie is taken from the name Stephen, which is derived from the Greek for "crowned".

PR Newswire Asia is the official news distribution partner of the 2018 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards.

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