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Die ganz besondere Auszeichnung: Public Relations des Jahres 2018

Posted by Catrin Beu on Mon, Dec 04, 2017 @ 04:00 AM

Ihre PR, Ihre Unternehmenskommunikation oder Ihre Investor Relations ist preiswürdig? Dann sollten Sie auch die Anerkennung bekommen, die ihnen dafür zusteht: zum Beispiel einen der begehrtesten Wirtschaftspreise Deutschlands, den German Stevie Awards.

Fraport AG und Klenk & Hoursch gewinnen bei den 3. German Stevie Awards

Geben Sie den Award-Kategorien für Unternehmenskommunikation, Investor Relations und Public Relations Ihr Gesicht. Bewerben Sie sich um die begehrte German Stevie-Auszeichnung. Sie selbst haben es in der Hand, einen Stevie zu gewinnen.

Die Bewerbungsphase läuft bereits auf Hochtouren. Zwei Teilnahmefristen müssen Sie beachten: Am 6. Dezember 2017 endet der erste Einsendeschluss mit der reduzierten Preisträgergebühr. Und am 24. Januar 2018 ist der finale Einsendeschluss.

Preisträgerbühr? Richtig, die German Stevie Awards berechnen für die Einreichung von Nominierungen keine Teilnahmegebühren mehr, sondern Preisträgergebühren. Der Vorteil für Sie: Sie können kostenfrei unbegrenzt viele Nominierungen in den verschiedenen Kategorien einreichen und zahlen die Gebühr erst, wenn Sie einen Gold, Silber und Bronze Stevie Award gewonnen haben. Die Preisverleihung findet übrigens am 27. April 2018 in Berlin statt.

Wenn Sie und/oder Ihr Team Herausragendes geleistet haben, bewerben Sie sich um den German Stevie Award.

Wählen Sie aus zahlreichen Award-Kategorien aus, etwa „PR-Agentur des Jahres“, „Kommunikationsteam des Jahres“ oder auch die „Kommunikations- oder PR-Kampagne des Jahres“.

Und wenn Sie sich nicht für eine Kategorie entscheiden können, bewerben Sie sich doch einfach in mehreren … Die vollständige Liste der German Stevie Awards für PR finden Sie hier.

Warum Sie sich jetzt bewerben sollten? Nun, viele unserer Gewinner berichten, dass ein German Stevie-Award sich sowohl im eigenen Unternehmen als auch nach außen positiv auswirkt, nicht zuletzt durch eine höhere Arbeitgeber- und Markenattraktivität.

Einer der Gold-Gewinner in den Award-Kategorien für Unternehmenskommunikation, Investor Relations und Public Relations war 2017 beispielsweise die Deutsche Telekom AG mit Sitz in Bonn. Sie nahm den Gold-Stevie für die „PR-Innovation des Jahres“ in Empfang. Die Content Factory ist die Antwort der Deutschen Telekom auf den Medienwandel als Folge der Digitalisierung. Sie ist als Reaktion auf die veränderte Mediennutzung und Kommunikationsgewohnheiten der unterschiedlichen Zielgruppen zu verstehen und räumt der nutzergetriebenen Kommunikation einen neuen Stellenwert ein. Ziel der Content Factory ist die integrierte Produktion und Verbreitung von Nachrichten und das nachhaltige Setzen von Themen („Agenda Setting“) für interne und externe Zielgruppen, wie Presse/Öffentlichkeit, Social Media-Nutzer und Mitarbeiter. Ein kurzes Interview im Rahmen der Preisverleihung sehen Sie hier:

Die „Kommunikationsabteilung des Jahres 2017“ stellt die Vodafone GmbH mit Sitz in Düsseldorf. Die Bewerbung im Volltext lesen Sie hier.  

Für die „Kommunikations- oder PR-Kampagne des Jahres - Gemeinschaftsangelegenheiten und Krisenkommunikation“ wurde die Fraport AG in Frankfurt ausgezeichnet.

Was die Kommunikationsagentur Fauth Gundlach & Hübl aus Wiesbaden sich ausgedacht hat, um die „Kommunikations- oder PR-Kampagne des Jahres - Low Budget (unter 10.000 EUR)“ auf die Beine zu stellen, erfahren Sie hier. So viel sei hier schon einmal verraten: Es geht um Golf …

Werden auch Sie zum Gewinner bei den German Stevie Awards. Die Bewerbungsunterlagen finden Sie hier.

Topics: PR awards, German Stevie Awards 2018

A hole in one!

Posted by Catrin Beu on Fri, Aug 04, 2017 @ 09:03 AM

Fauth Gundlach & Hübl wins the Gold Stevie Award at the 2017 German Stevie Awards in the category “Communications or PR Campaign / PR Program of the Year – Low Budget (under €10,000).”

Fauth, Gundlach & Hübl gewinnen bei den 3. German Stevie Awards

Fauth Gundlach & Hübl is an owner-operated communications agency based in Wiesbaden, Germany. The sport of golf is firmly established in the Hessian capital, and that might be one of the reasons why the agency was given the lead in regional media relations work for the Final Four of the German Golf League (DGL).

It is much more likely, however, that Fauth Gundlach & Hübl impressed its customer, Deutsche Golf Sport GmbH, a subsidiary of the German Golf Association (DGV), with its core competency. Managing Director Lars Hübl explains: “We identify the subject matter and create suitable content for it, so that our customers can effectively communicate to their specific target groups. We provide consultation, bring ideas to life and implement them, and offer continuous support for communication-related questions. In doing so, we cover six competency fields: public relations, social media, content marketing, sponsoring communication, CSR communication and brand communication.” Among Fauth Gundlach & Hübl’s customers are international companies from various industries, companies from the Rhein-Main region and sports organizations.

In the public eye, golf in Germany continues to eke out an existence as a niche sport. The German Golf Association (DGV) represents 847 member clubs and facilities, with over 643,000 registered amateur golfers. With the KRAMSKI German Golf League presented by Audi (DGL), the association has had an attractive team competition system since 2013. Each year teams from the men’s and women’s top national league compete in a five-day Final Four tournament at a neutral golf course for the title “German Team Champion.”

The assignment for Fauth Gundlach & Hübl: use the Final Four 2016, in order to generate broader media coverage of the league. Lars Hübl: “In order to be able to generate broader media coverage, we had to considerably increase the basis of the media channels to be reached. Therefore, in addition to the classical golf media, our approach was to reach out to the sports desks of the regional and local media concerning the locations of the golf clubs that had qualified for the Final Four 2016.” To make the topic more interesting, the agency offered the editorial offices personalized stories about the respective teams. In addition, the editorial offices received written topic suggestions and were subsequently contacted by telephone.

“We have clearly achieved the goal of expanding the media coverage of the DGL’s Final Four with the campaign. Altogether more than 100 clippings – for example print, online and radio – were achieved in regional and local media,” summarizes Hübl. “Despite the low budget, Fauth Gundlach & Hübl has helped to increase the media coverage of the Final Four tournament by working with regional media outlets. The regional references and the storytelling approach have contributed significantly to the media success. At the same time, we have established contacts that can be used for coverage of future golf events. The basic approach can be used over and over again, even for changing participants and venues.”

As a reward for the project “Hole-in-one: regional media relations for the Final Four of the German Golf League,” the company won a Gold Stevie in the category “Communications or PR Campaign / PR Program of the Year – Low Budget (under €10,000).” The Stevie Award in gold arrived just in time for the agency’s 10th anniversary. What began in 2007 has grown within ten years into a motivated and harmonious team of 12 employees.

More on the Internet: 

See Managing Director Lars Hübl in an interview after the German Stevie Awards ceremony in Hamburg:  

Read the gold-winning application from Fauth Gundlach & Hübl here.

Topics: PR awards, German Stevie Awards 2017, Fauth Gundlach & Hübl, Winner's Portrait, low budget

Gute PR machen und German Stevie Awards Winner werden

Posted by Catrin Beu on Wed, Sep 09, 2015 @ 10:25 AM

Sie tun Gutes? Und reden darüber? Dann sollten Sie sich um einen German Stevie Award in der Kategorie Public Relations bewerben …

Georg-Volkmar Graf Zeitwitz-Arnim ist zwar kein Preisträger eines German Stevie Awards, aber immerhin der (mögliche) Erfinder des obigen Spruches. Bereits 1961 veröffentlichte er sein Buch mit dem Titel „Tue Gutes und rede darüber“, der zum geflügelten Wort für Public Relations geworden ist - und nach wie vor sehr aktuell zu sein scheint, wenn man bedenkt, wie oft er zitiert wird …

Wenn Sie also gute PR machen, dann klicken Sie doch einmal hier drauf. Dann öffnet sich die Website der German Stevie Awards mit allen Kategorien, auf die Sie sich in den Bereichen Unternehmenskommunikation, Investor Relations und Public Relations um einen der begehrten Wirtschaftspreise bewerben können.KetchumPleon_2015.jpg

Bleiben wir streng bei der Public Relations, dann suchen wir beispielsweise die PR-Agentur des Jahres, die Führungskraft des Jahres im Bereich PR oder auch        
die PR-Innovation des Jahres. Diese Kategorie würdigt einzelne Innovationen in der Kommunikationspraxis, -forschung, -technologie oder -management.

Ausgezeichnet werden auch die PR-Kampagnen bzw. PR-Programme des Jahres - und dies gleich in mehreren Unterkategorien wie zum Beispiel:

  • Gemeinschaftsangelegenheiten: Verbesserung der Beziehungen zwischen der Gemeinschaft und der Sponsoring-Organisation
  • Krisenkommunikation: Reaktionen auf ein ungeplantes Ereignis, das sofortiges Handeln erforderte
  • Globale Angelegenheiten: effektive globale Kommunikation zwischen mindestens zwei Ländern, wovon eines davon Deutschland sein muss
  • Ethno-PR / Multikulturelle PR: Ansprache einer bestimmten Kulturgruppe
  • Reputationsmanagement/Brand Management: Verbesserung des Images einer Organisation und/oder Vorstellung ihrer öffentlichen Programme
  • Social Media basierte PR: hauptsächliche online-Umsetzung durch die Nutzung sozialer MedienGemeinschaftsangelegenheiten: Verbesserung der Beziehungen zwischen der Gemeinschaft und der Sponsoring-OrganisationKrisenkommunikation: Reaktionen auf ein ungeplantes Ereignis, das sofortiges Handeln erforderte

Wolfram WinterManager des Jahres im Bereich Kommunikation, Investor Relations und PR und damit Gold Stevie Winner 2015 ist übrigens Prof. Wolfram Winter, Executive Vice President Communications, Public Affairs & Ad Sales und Geschäftsführer der Sky Media Network GmbH, einer hundertprozentigenTochtergesellschaft von Sky Deutschland. Nicht zuletzt ihm ist zu verdanken, dass Sky seinen Ruf eines dauerhaft erfolglosen Unternehmens abstreifen und sein Image nachhaltig verbessern konnte. Wie Prof. Winter, der bei den German Stevie Awards 2016 den Jury-Vorsitzend übernommen hat, lesen Sie hier.


So bewerben Sie sich

Um an den German Stevie Awards im Bereich PR teilzunehmen, reichen Sie bitte diese Informationen online ein:

  1. Eine Beschreibung von bis zu 525 Wörtern über die Leistungen des Teilnehmers seit dem 1. Juli 2014. Die Beschreibung von Kampagnen sollte beinhalten, wie sie entstanden und wie sie durchgeführt wurden. Außerdem sind natürlich Ergebnisse interessant.
  2. Optional, aber dringend empfohlen: eine Sammlung von zusätzlichen Dateien, Arbeitsproben und Links. Diese können Sie auf unseren Server hochladen, um Ihren Beitrag zu ergänzen und die Jury mit weiteren Hintergrundinformationen zu versorgen.
 

Topics: PR awards, German Stevie Awards

スティービーアワーズ受賞者から聞くアジア太平洋地域での成功ノウハウ

Posted by Clara Im on Fri, May 02, 2014 @ 04:19 AM

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ウィーバー・シェンドウィックアジア太平洋は2013年国際ビジネス大賞で二つのスティービー金賞を受賞しています。北京事務所が中国マクドナルドのためのアプリ製作でアプリアワーズを、シンガポール事務所がコミュニティー関係キャンペーンでPRアワーズを獲得しました。(2014年国際ビジネス大賞参加者受付中です。エントリーキットをどうぞ。)

ウィーバー・シェンドウィック北京のインライン戦略副会長であるサイモン=タンさんは、アジア太平洋地域での商品・サービス広報のために必要な戦略を語ってくれました。


顧客との関係を築く 

タンさんはこう切り出しました。「アジア太平洋全域、特に中国マーケットで、ソーシャルメディアとモバイルアクセスはとても重要なキーポイントです。会社としては、モバイル戦略を後回しにするより、事業の最初段階で一緒に構想しておくべきだと思います。専用アプリを開発するなり、WeChatLineWeiboなどのソーシャルメディアモバイルコンテンツを製作するなりです。モバイルデバイスでのブランド特化コミュニケーション経験によって、常に変化を遂げている「オンラインライフ」世代の要求を満たさねばなりません。

タンさんはこう続けました。「最近は沢山の顧客が、WeChatやWhatsAppなどを通して会社と1:1コミュニケーションしたいと考えます。会社側としても、顧客と他愛無い会話を重ねることで、彼らについてもっと学べる機会になるはずです」

 

顧客献身

ウィーバーシェンドウィックのアプリ分野スティービー賞受賞エントリー作である、「オリンピックアプリ・青春とともに金メダルを目指す」は、代行社がソーシャルメディアを用いてクライアントであるマクドナルドの青年市場アクセスを手助けした、完璧な事例と言えます。

タンさんは、スティービーアワーズは業界の主要なアワーズであると考えます。「受賞事実はとても誇らしく、嬉しく感じています。我々の顧客献身、チームの技術、そして成し遂げた成果を証明してくれたのですから」

ウィーバーシェンドウィックチームは、マクドナルドのアプリ製作がとても楽しかったと話しています。「このアプリは中国のオリンピックファンたちと良き関係を築き、彼らの情熱を身近に感じ取れるきっかけになりました。スティービーアワーズ受賞は、我々が今後のキャンペーンのためにどのようなモバイルアプリを作るべきなのか、またどうやって顧客を引き寄せ、違いを生み出す新しいアプリを作るべきかに対する限界を通り越すために、力強い応援になりました」

 

北京散策

絶え間なく変化を遂げ続ける「オンラインライフ」人口の一人として、タンさんは語りました。「北京ではタクシーを捕まえるのにいつも一苦労します。なので私は、WeChatの総合支払システムとともに、Dididache(嘀嘀打车)を好んで使います。」北京でのビジネスをお考え中なら、この情報は重宝するかもです。

 

歴史的な変化

タンさんの未来様相図もお聞きすることが出来ました。彼はアジア太平洋地域に無限の可能性があると言います。「或る人は、中国には革新がないと言いますが」とタンさんは切り出しました。「それは大間違いです。現に中国には沢山のスティービーアワーズ受賞者がいる。我々はもうすでに、アジア太平洋地域が様々な変化のリーダーとして活躍する場面を目撃しました。そしてこれからはもっと多くなります。」

 

サイモン=タンは誰?
サイモン=タンさんはウィーバー・シェンドウィック北京のインライン戦略副会長である。彼はデジタルから伝統的方式の広報チームに至るまで、オン・オフライン両方で顧客と広告ターゲットを魅入らせる統合マーケティングとメディア戦略を監督する戦略的方向を提示する。彼のデジタル分野での10年間の経験は、高速移動消費財・金融・小売・旅行・テクノロジーバーティカル分野を含み、有料サーチ・ソーシャルメディア・展示メディア購入・表面広告そしてクリエイティブコンテンツ生産まで網羅する。タンさんとは現在クライアントとしてマクドナルド、ユニレバー、マイクロソフト、カリフォルニアウォルナッツ、オーシャンスプレイなどがビジネスをしている。

ウィーバー・シェンドウィックより前、タンさんはMindshare NYでSAPのためのグローバルアカウントと、全てのユニレバーブランドの北米地域を監督するグローバルリサーチディレクターであった。ユニレバーのため、彼のチームはソーシャルメディア、コミュニティ運営、影響力のある顧客との関係作り、2010年最高のファンページを率いたフェイスブックをはじめとするユニレバー統合マーケティングプログラムを作って、実行した。タンさんはまた、ユニレバーの北米デジタル革新理事会でサーチングとデジタルメディア戦略のための全てのブランドの諮問委員として招待された。

サイモンはビーポンの年間アジアソーシャルメディア会議 (BeaPon’s Annual Asia Social Media  Summit)、2012年北京政府情勢フォーラム(the Beijing Government Affairs Forum 2012)、SES中国、SESロンドン、OMSニューヨークを含む様々な国際コンファレンスで発表しており、ニューヨークジークリン経営学部の招待講師も勤めた。タンさんはテッドエックス北京のボランティアであり、コロンビア大学でMBAをとっている。

 

ウィーバー・シェンドウィックって何?
ウィーバー・シェンドウィック は81カ国家にオフィスを構えたリーディンググローバル広告会社である。会社の企画・戦略・分析・製作・デザイナー・開発・広報チームなど様々なチームが彼らの革新的かつクリエイティブなアプローチと、影響力のある業務成果を評価され、世界で最も栄誉あるアワーズを受賞したと言える。会社はコンシューマーマーケティング、企業評判、健康管理、技術、公共政策、金融サービス、企業の社会的責任、財政コミュニケーション、リスクマネジメントなどの全フィールドで分野を跨ぐ自社開発ソーシャルデジタル分析法を効果的に活用している。ウィーバーシェンドウィックはインターパブリックグループ(NYSE:IPG)の子会社である。公式サイトはこちら。 http://www.webershandwick.com .

Topics: app awards, International business awards, PR awards, stevie award, 国際ビジネス大賞, ウィーバー・シェンドウィック, PRアワーズ, アプリアワーズ

20 Days to International Business Awards Final Extended Entry Deadline

Posted by Liz Dean on Thu, Jun 20, 2013 @ 10:32 AM

The final extended entry deadline for The 2013 (10th Annual) International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards competition, is 10 July. No additional late penalties or fees will be charged in association with the deadline extension. If you haven't already done so, you can request your entry kit here and it will be emailed to you right away.

The International Business Awards recognize achievement in every facet of the workplace. All individuals and organizations worldwide -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small -- may submit nominations to the IBAs. Categories include:

See the full list of international business awards categories.

Stevie® Awards are conferred upon top-scoring nominations in each category, as chosen by an international judging panel of more than 200 business leaders. Nominations should cite achievements during our eligibility period: January 2012 through 10 July 2013, the last day that late entries will be accepted. There is no eligibility timeframe for web site entries - it does not matter when the web sites were first published.

The 2013 International Business Awards will include the People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Companies, in which the general public worldwide will vote for their favorite companies. Each company honored with a Gold, Silver or Bronze Stevie Award in The International Business Awards’ company of the year categories will automatically be included in people’s choice voting.  Voting will open on 15 August.

Because the 2013 awards banquet will take place on 14 October in Barcelona, Spain, all organizations in Spain may submitted an unlimited number of entries to the IBAs free of charge this year. Organizations in Spain should submit the promotion code "Barcelona" where indicated in the online entry process to have their entry fees waived.

The 9th Annual International Business Awards were presented in October 2012 in Seoul, South Korea.  Stevie winners included A.P. Moller Maersk AS, Accenture, Coca Cola Turkey, Delta Air Lines, Inc., Etisalat Group, HSBC, Hyundai Motor Company , Infosys, Lenovo Group, Qualcomm Incorporated, Samsung Electronics, TATA Power, and Unilever, among others.  2012 results are summarized at http://www.stevieawards.com/pubs/iba/awards/408_2219_21728.cfm.  

Have questions regarding the 2013 IBAs? Don't hesitate to contact us or call us at + 1 703-547-8389.

Topics: hr awards, business awards, app awards, website awards, International business awards, PR awards, stevie awards, it awards, The International Business Awards

Celebrate The 2013 International Business Awards in Barcelona, Spain

Posted by Liz Dean on Thu, Jun 06, 2013 @ 11:12 AM

The 2013 (10th Annual) International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards program, will be presented on 14 October in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities: Barcelona. The 2013 gala will be held at the W Hotel, in Barcelona, Spain. On the beach.

Recognized as the only completely international business awards competition, The International Business Awards honors all facets of the workplace. Our award categories include: annual report awards, app awards, company/organization awards, customer service awards, human resources awards, information technology awards, management awards, marketing awards, new product awards, public relations awards, support awards, and website awards, among others. See all corporate awards categories. (12 June is the final entry deadline for the 2013 IBAs. If you haven't already done so, you can request your entry kit here and it will be emailed to you right away.)

Following is more information on recent initiatives by W Hotels Worldwide:

 W Hotel, Barcelona, SpainThe W Hotel in Barcelona, part of W Hotels Worldwide, was designed by the Barcelona-born Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill.  Completed in 2009, this 26-story, sail-shaped building has become a landmark on the shoreline, providing exceptional Mediterranean views. Other examples of Bofill’s work around Barcelona include Terminal 1 of Barcelona Airport, and The National Theater of Catalonia. His architectural designs can be seen around the world, including the United Continental Headquarters building in Chicago, completed in 2010. 

Support for Charity
In 2012, W Hotels Worldwide formed a partnership with charity: water, an organization whose mission is to bring clean and safe drinking water to every person in the world.  “charity: water is a forward-thinking organization with an unparalleled commitment to bringing clean drinking water to developing communities around the world,” said Carlos Becil, Vice President, North America Brand Management, W Hotels Worldwide. “W Hotels shares in charity: water’s passion for inspiring innovation and creative energy to aid those in need, and we hope our guests will join us in giving back through unique opportunities throughout the next year.” 

Throughout 2013, W guests and locals will be able to get involved in different ways to support charity: water’s efforts in 20 developing countries around the world.

Green Initiatives
W Hotels Worldwide is part of the Starwood group, which recently announced a new global alliance to expand the use of renewable energy systems at Starwood properties.

NRG Energy will own the solar arrays while Starwood will be the enabling partner through a multi-year agreement to purchase electricity from the solar arrays installed at several locations. Not only will Starwood reduce its electricity costs, it will also lock in predictable energy costs at an affordable level for years to come and reduce the company’s carbon footprint and local air emissions. The customized solar solutions designed by NRG in consultation with Starwood will seamlessly integrate with the aesthetic of each location while enhancing the guest experience.

“At Starwood, we have established an environmental sustainability goal we call 30/20 by 20, meaning we’re committed to reducing our energy consumption by 30 percent and water consumption by 20 percent by 2020 throughout our global hotel and resort system,” said Ken Siegel, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel for Starwood. “We are making great progress against those goals through a variety of programs in place around the world and we’re pleased to partner with NRG to be able to provide affordable and sustainable electricity that will benefit the environment, our guests and our business.” 

“In many parts of the world, including in the United States, solar power, generated locally, is well on its way to becoming the most cost-effective, environmentally beneficial and aesthetically pleasing energy option for any customer-facing business,” said David Crane, NRG President and Chief Executive Officer. “Starwood is an acknowledged leader in this regard in the global tourism and hospitality industry. We look forward to working with Starwood on clean energy and related sustainability initiatives in order to achieve the environmental and economic goals that we share in common.” 

About Starwood Hotels:
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1,146 properties in nearly 100 countries and 171,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts, and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, and Element®. The Company boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), allowing members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates. Starwood also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a premier provider of world-class vacation experiences through villa-style resorts and privileged access to Starwood brands. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com.

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20 Days to 2013 International Business Awards Final Entry Deadline

Posted by Liz Dean on Thu, May 23, 2013 @ 02:54 PM

The final entry deadline for The 2013 (10th Annual) International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards competition, is 12 June. If you haven't already done so, you can request your entry kit here and it will be emailed to you right away.

The International Business Awards LogoThe International Business Awards recognize achievement in every facet of the workplace. All individuals and organizations worldwide -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small -- may submit nominations to the IBAs. Our business award categories include: annual report awards, app awards, company/organization awards, customer service awards, human resources awards, information technology awards, management awards, marketing awards, new product awards, public relations awards, support awards, and website awards, among others. See all corporate awards categories.

Nominations should cite achievements during our eligibility period: January 2012 through 12 June 2013, the last day that late entries will be accepted. There is no eligibility timeframe for web site entries - it does not matter when the web sites were first published. Results will be announced on 14 August.

Stevie® Awards will be conferred at three levels of distinction: Gold, Silver and Bronze.  New for 2013, several Grand Stevie Awards will be conferred as best-of-competition prizes. The Stevie Award trophies, made by the company that makes the Oscar and other major international awards, are among the world’s most coveted prizes. Stevie Award winners will be selected by an international judging panel of more than 200 executives.

Because the 2013 awards banquet will take place on 14 October in Barcelona, Spain, all organizations in Spain may submitted an unlimited number of entries to the IBAs free of charge this year. Organizations in Spain should submit the promotion code "Barcelona" where indicated in the online entry process to have their entry fees waived.

The 9th Annual International Business Awards were presented in October 2012 in Seoul, South Korea.  Stevie winners included A.P. Moller Maersk AS, Accenture, Coca Cola Turkey, Delta Air Lines, Inc., Etisalat Group, HSBC, Hyundai Motor Company , Infosys, Lenovo Group, Qualcomm Incorporated, Samsung Electronics, TATA Power, and Unilever, among others.  2012 results are summarized at http://www.stevieawards.com/pubs/iba/awards/408_2219_21728.cfm.  

Have questions regarding the 2013 IBAs? Don't hesitate to contact us with your questions or call us at + 1 703-547-8389.

Topics: hr awards, business awards, app awards, website awards, International business awards, PR awards, stevie awards, it awards, The International Business Awards

2 Days to International Business Awards Entry Deadline

Posted by Liz Dean on Mon, May 13, 2013 @ 10:45 AM

The entry deadline for The 2013 (10th Annual) International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards competition, is quickly approaching on 15 May.

The International Business Awards LogoIf you haven't already done so, you can request your entry kit here and it will be emailed to you right away. (If you can't make the 15 May entry deadline, late entries will be accepted through 12 June with the payment of a late fee per entry.)

Stevie® Awards will be conferred at three levels of distinction: Gold, Silver and Bronze.  New for 2013, several Grand Stevie Awards will be conferred as best-of-competition prizes. The Stevie Award trophies, made by the company that makes the Oscar and other major international awards, are among the world’s most coveted prizes. Stevie Award winners will be selected by an international judging panel of more than 200 executives.

The International Business Awards recognize achievement in every facet of the workplace. All individuals and organizations worldwide -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small -- may submit nominations to the IBAs. Our business award categories include: annual report awards, app awards, company/organization awards, customer service awards, human resources awards, information technology awards, management awards, marketing awards, new product awards, public relations awards, support awards, and website awards, among others. See all corporate awards categories.

Nominations should cite achievements during our eligibility period: January 2012 through 12 June 2013, the last day that late entries will be accepted. There is no eligibility timeframe for web site entries - it does not matter when the web sites were first published. Results will be announced on 14 August.

Because the 2013 awards banquet will take place on 14 October in Barcelona, Spain, all organizations in Spain may submitted an unlimited number of entries to the IBAs free of charge this year. Organizations in Spain should submit the promotion code "Barcelona" where indicated in the online entry process to have their entry fees waived.

The 9th Annual International Business Awards were presented in October 2012 in Seoul, South Korea.  Stevie winners included A.P. Moller Maersk AS, Accenture, Coca Cola Turkey, Delta Air Lines, Inc., Etisalat Group, HSBC, Hyundai Motor Company , Infosys, Lenovo Group, Qualcomm Incorporated, Samsung Electronics, TATA Power, and Unilever, among others.  2012 results are summarized at http://www.stevieawards.com/pubs/iba/awards/408_2219_21728.cfm.  

Have questions regarding the 2013 IBAs? Don't hesitate to contact us with your questions or call us at + 1 703-547-8389.

Topics: hr awards, business awards, app awards, website awards, International business awards, PR awards, stevie awards, it awards, The International Business Awards

Would You Like to Judge The 2013 International Business Awards?

Posted by Liz Dean on Wed, May 08, 2013 @ 02:05 PM

We invite you to apply to be a preliminary-round judge for The 10th Annual International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards program. Interested?  Apply here.

If you're a working professional with experience in your discipline, you'll be assigned categories related to your expertise. The IBAs have many different categories: app awards, customer service awards, HR awards, marketing awards, new product awards, PR awards, website awards, and more. Even if you've already entered or plan to enter the IBAs this year, you can still participate in the judging process, because you can still judge categories in which your organization is not an entrant.

You Be The Judge LogoHow does preliminary-round judging work?

  • All judging is done online so judges will be able to review nominations on their own time and at their own pace.
  • Judges will be assigned categories based on their experience, function, and industry.
  • There is no limit to how many (or how few) nominations judges can review.

See the introduction and application page on the IBA web site

What are the benefits of being a Stevie® Awards judge?

  • Judges get an inside look at how other organizations and individuals are achieving success and confronting challenges. 
  • All active judges will receive a certificate of appreciation, suitable for framing.
  • All judges will have a chance to win two free tickets to the 10th annual awards banquet on Monday, 14 October in Barcelona, Spain.

Need more information?

Apply to be a judge and be a part of a worldwide coalition of business heroes.

What's your top reason for applying to be a 2013 International Business Awards  judge?

Topics: customer service awards, hr awards, judging, app awards, website awards, marketing awards, International business awards, PR awards, new product awards

13 Days to 2013 International Business Awards Entry Deadline

Posted by Liz Dean on Thu, May 02, 2013 @ 11:58 AM

The entry deadline for The 2013 (10th Annual) International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards competition, is quickly approaching on 15 May. If you haven't already done so, you can request your entry kit here and it will be emailed to you right away.

Stevie Awards LogoThe International Business Awards recognize achievement in every facet of the workplace. All individuals and organizations worldwide -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small -- may submit nominations to the IBAs. Our business award categories include: annual report awards, app awards, company/organization awards, customer service awards, human resources awards, information technology awards, management awards, marketing awards, new product awards, public relations awards, support awards, and website awards, among others. See all corporate awards categories.

Nominations should cite achievements during our eligibility period: January 2012 through 12 June 2013, the last day that late entries will be accepted. There is no eligibility timeframe for web site entries - it does not matter when the web sites were first published.

Stevie® Awards are conferred upon top-scoring nominations in each category, as chosen by an international judging panel of more than 200 business leaders. Nominations should cite achievements during our eligibility period: January 2012 through 12 June 2013, the last day that late entries will be accepted. There is no eligibility timeframe for web site entries - it does not matter when the web sites were first published.

If you can't make the 15 May entry deadline, late entries will be accepted through 12 June with the payment of a late fee per entry. Results will be announced on 14 August.

Because the 2013 awards banquet will take place on 14 October in Barcelona, Spain, all organizations in Spain may submitted an unlimited number of entries to the IBAs free of charge this year. Organizations in Spain should submit the promotion code "Barcelona" where indicated in the online entry process to have their entry fees waived.

Have questions regarding the 2013 IBAs? Don't hesitate to contact us with your questions or call us at + 1 703-547-8389.

Topics: hr awards, business awards, app awards, website awards, International business awards, PR awards, stevie awards, it awards, The International Business Awards