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Website Awards Categories in The 2017 International Business Awards

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Thu, Mar 16, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

The International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards competition, which attracts nominations from organizations in more than 60 nations and territories each year, is currently accepting nominations. The early-bird deadline is February 1 with discounted entry fees.

The final entry deadline is May 10 but late entries will be accepted through June 14 with the payment of a late fee.

IBAextendedfinaldeadline-1.jpgAll individuals and organizations worldwide -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small -- may submit nominations to The International Business Awards.

REVIEW THE ENTRY KIT HERE.

Today we will highlight the Website Awards categories of The 2017 International Business Awards. 

Recognizing excellence in web sites and blogs.   There is no eligibility timeframe for these categories - it doesn't matter when the site or blog was first published.

Information to be submitted online for entries in these categories in the 2017 competition include
a. An essay of up to 200 words describing the site's purpose and achievements
b. A link to the site, which you must attach to your entry through our attachment/link uploading tool.  If your site is not publicly available (i.e. it's private or password protected), upload a video of up to three (3) minutes that demonstrates the features and functions of your site
c. Optionally, you may list creative and production credits for your site - a list of the people and organizations that contribute to its development

Industry Categories

P05.    Accounting
P06.    Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
P07.    Aerospace & Defense
P08.    Automotive & Transport Equipment
P09.    Banking
P10.    Business or Professional Services
P11.    Chemicals
P12.    Computer Hardware
P13.    Computer Software
P14.    Computer Services
P15.    Conglomerates
P16.    Consumer Products - Durables
P17.    Consumer Products - Non-Durables
P18.    Diversified Services
P19.    Electronics
P20.    Energy
P21.    Financial Services
P22.    Food & Beverage
P23.    Health Products & Services
P24.    Hospitality & Leisure
P25.    Insurance
P26.    Legal
P27.    Manufacturing
P28.    Materials & Construction
P29.    Media & Entertainment
P30.    Metals & Mining
P31.    Non-Profit Organizations, including Charities and Government
P32.    Pharmaceuticals
P33.    Real Estate
P34.    Retail
P35.    Telecommunications
P36.    Transportation
P37.    Utilities

Specialty Categories

P40. Best Blog
P41. Best Email Newsletter
P42. Best Events Website
P43. Best User Experience (new category for 2017)
P44. Best User Interface (new category for 2017)
P45. Best Web Writing/Content
P46. Best Home/Welcome Page
P47. Best Investor Relations Site
P48. Best Overall Web Design
P49. Best Online Press Room
P50. Best Training Site
P51. Best Use of Video or Moving Image
F52. Best Facebook Fanpage or Group
F53. Best Use of Instagram
P54. Best Twitter Feed

Winners of the 2016 International Business Awards in the Website Categories include: 

Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations & Business Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Accenture, Chicago, IL USA: Accenture Corporate Website

Automotive & Transport Equipment
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Indivirtual Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Mercedes-Benz Middle East and Levant - Luxury Passenger Cars

Banking
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Türk Ekonomi Bankasi A.S., Istanbul, Turkey: CEPTETEB

Computer Services and Software
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
CallidusCloud, Dublin, CA USA: CallidusCloud Website

Diversified Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Reklam5 Digital Agency, Istanbul, Turkey: Istanbul Akvaryum Web Site


Energy & Utilities
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
PWW, London, United Kingdom: Low Carbon website

Financial Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Garanti Bank, Istanbul, Turkey: Garanti Bank / Garanti.com.tr

Hospitality & Leisure
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
GuestCentric, New York, NY USA: The Leathes Head Website

Insurance
GOLD STEVIE WINNERS:
Delvinia, Toronto, ON Canada: SureHealth
Real Integrated, Bloomfield Hills, MI USA: Burns & Wilcox Website

Legal
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Go To Court Lawyers, Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Go To Court Lawyers Website Award Nomination

Media & Entertainment
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
AttitudeLive, Auckland, New Zealand: AttitudeLive

Non-Profit Organizations
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Dubai Statistics Center, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Statistics Center Website

Real Estate
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Ayala Land, Metro Manila, Philippines: Ayala Land Corporate Website

Retail
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Harvey Norman Australia, Homebush West, NSW, Australia: Harvey Norman Digital - Omnichannel Driven

Telecommunications
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Telkom Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia: Increase a Business Experience through Telkomtelstra Website

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At Least 76 New Reasons to Enter The International Business Awards

Posted by Michael Gallagher on Thu, Jan 20, 2011 @ 02:34 PM

The entry kit for The 2011 (8th annual) International Business Awards is now available. The IBAs are the world's premier business awards, honoring achievement in every facet of the workplace, including management awards, PR awards, IT awards, web awards, and more. All organizations worldwide are invited to participate.  Last year organizations in 28 nations won International Stevie Award trophies.

Get the entry kit.

IBA LogoHere are highlights of what's new and different for the 2011 IBAs.

Eligibility Timeframe
Eligibility now extends from 1 January 2010.  Nominations should cite achievements since that date.  Advertising, video, and other media issued since that date are eligible to be entered.  There is no eligibility timeframe for web site and blog entries, however - it doesn't matter when web sites and blogs were first published.

Entry Deadlines
- 12 April 2011: Early-bird deadline, offering discounted entry fees. This is the first year in which the IBAs have offered an early-bird deadline
- 11 May 2011: Final deadline
- 8 June 2011: Last day that late entries will be accepted (late fees charged in addition to any entry fees)

Entry Fees
For the fifth year in a row entry fees have not been raised. In fact, entry fees for several categories have been lowered, specifically the categories that welcome entries exclusively from non-profit and government organizations.

New Categories
- 33 new industry-specific Company of the Year categories
- 33 new industry-specific Executive of the Year categories
- 6 new region-specific Fastest-Growing Company of the Year categories
- Best New Product or Service - Health Products & Services
- Three new Web Site or Blog categories

  • Best Mobile Site
  • Best Facebook Fanpage or Group
  • Best LinkedIn Group

Changed Categories
The categories that were formerly for Interactive Multimedia productions exclusively are now also open to Apps for smartphones and tablets.

Contact us if you have any questions about how to choose categories, prepare or submit entries to The 2011 International Business Awards.

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