New Product Awards Blog

People's Choice New Product Awards to Return in 2012

Posted by Liz Dean on Thu, Apr 19, 2012 @ 12:41 PM

The final entry deadline for The 2012 American Business Awards, the premier business awards competition in the U.S.A., is Wednesday, April 25, and after Finalists are announced on May 9, voting will open for the fourth edition of the People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Products. The People's Choice Stevie Awards is a nationwide public vote in which the general public will get to choose their favorite products in a number of categories. (If you haven't yet received your 2012 entry kit, you can request your entry kit here and you will receive it right away.)

All new products and services that are nominated in the new product awards categories of The 2012 American Business Awards will automatically be included in public voting for the People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products. 

Product of the year categories include:

  • People's Choice Stevie AwardsBusiness-to-Business Products
  • Business-to-Business Services    
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Consumer Products
  • Consumer Services
  • Financial Services
  • Hardware
       a. Computer
       b. Networking
       c. Peripheral
       d. Semiconductor or Other Electronic Component
       e. Storage
       f. Other
  • Health & Pharmaceuticals
       a. Product
       b. Service
  • Industrial Products & Services
  • Media & Entertainment
       a. Product
       b. Service
  • Software
       a. Asset Management Solution
       b. Business or Competitive Intelligence Solution
       c. Cloud Application/Service
       d. Cloud Infrastructure
       e. Cloud Platform
       f. Collaboration/Social Networking Solution
       g. Content Management Solution
       h. Corporate Learning/Workforce Development Solution
       i. Database Innovation
       j. Document Management Solution
       k. Electronic Commerce Solution
       l. Financial Management Solution
       m. Human Capital Management Solution
       n. Integration Solution
       o. International Data Protection Solution
       p. Marketing/Public Relations Solution
       q. Mobile On-Demand Application
       r. Mobile Operations Management Solution
       s. Project Management Solution
       t. Relationship Management Solution
       u. Security Solution
       v. Software Development Solution
       w. Supply Chain Management Solution
       x. Systems Management Solution
       y. Web Services Solution
       z. Other
  • Telecommunications
       a. Hardware
       b. Service
  • Transportation

Voting will be conducted by the general public in July-August, and the winners will be honored at the ABA's tech awards ceremony in San Francisco in September.   

Which best new product will you nominate in this year's 2012 ABAs?

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