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9 Days Left to Vote for Your Favorite New Products of the Year

Posted by Liz Dean on Wed, Jul 31, 2013 @ 11:16 AM

The last day to vote in the 5th edition of the People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Products, as part of The American Business Awards, the nation’s premier business awards program, is August 9.

People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New ProductsIf you haven't yet voted, you can vote now: http://PeoplesChoice.StevieAwards.com.

This is a nationwide vote in which the general public will get to choose one favorite product in more than 30 categories. Among the categories are Favorite Cloud App/Service, Favorite Consumer Product, Favorite Telecommunications Service, and Favorite Hardware.

All new products and services that were nominated in the new product awards categories of The 2013 American Business Awards are automatically included in people’s choice voting. Organizations will have the opportunity to win two awards: a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award, as determined by professionals in the ABAs’ peer-review judging, and a crystal People's Choice Stevie Award, as determined by the public vote.

Winners of the crystal People's Choice Stevie Awards will be announced at The American Business Awards' new product and tech awards banquet at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco on September 16.

Past winners of the People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products include Apple, Boost Mobile, Dow Jones, and Samsung.

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24 Days Left to Vote for Your Favorite New Products of the Year

Posted by Liz Dean on Tue, Jul 16, 2013 @ 01:11 PM

New Products of the Year Logo

August 9 is the last day to vote in the 5th edition of the People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Products, as part of The American Business Awards, the nation’s premier business awards program.

If you haven't yet voted, you can vote now: http://PeoplesChoice.StevieAwards.com.

This is a nationwide vote in which the general public will get to choose one favorite product in more than 30 categories including:

  • Favorite Cloud App/Service
  • Favorite Consumer Product
  • Favorite Hardware
  • Favorite Telecommunications Service

All new products and services that were nominated in the new product awards categories of The 2013 American Business Awards are automatically included in people’s choice voting. Organizations will have the opportunity to win two awards: a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award, as determined by professionals in the ABAs’ peer-review judging, and a crystal People's Choice Stevie Award, as determined by the public vote.

Winners of the crystal People's Choice Stevie Awards will be announced at The American Business Awards' new product and tech awards banquet at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco on September 16.

Past winners of the People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products include Apple, Boost Mobile, Dow Jones, and Samsung.

Leave us a comment and let us know about your favorite new product!

Tags: product of the year, stevie awards, new product awards, American business awards, ABAs

People's Choice New Product Awards to Return in 2013

Posted by Liz Dean on Wed, Apr 17, 2013 @ 01:48 PM

The 2013 American Business Awards, the premier business awards competition in the USA, will feature the 5th edition of the People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Products, a nationwide vote in which the general public will get to choose one favorite product in more than 30 categories. (The final entry deadline for the 2013 ABAs is April 24, request your entry kit here and you will receive it right away.)People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Products

All Finalists in the new product awards categories of The 2013 American Business Awards will automatically be included in the People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products, a public vote that will commence in July. Finalists in the Best New Product or Service categories will have an opportunity to win two awards: a Stevie® Award, as voted by peers, and a crystal People's Choice Stevie Award, as voted by customers.

Products and services introduced to the marketplace since January 1, 2012 are eligible for our new product awards and nominees may be brand new or new versions. Our product of the year awards categories include:

  • Business-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 on September 16 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom.   

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

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16 Ways to Win New Product Awards in the 2013 Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service

Posted by Liz Dean on Mon, Dec 03, 2012 @ 05:07 PM

There are 16 new product awards categories in the 2013 Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service, the world's top  honors for contact center, customer service, business development, and sales professionals. (All organizations and individuals worldwide are eligible to submit entries for sales awards and customer service awards. January 15, 2013 is the last day that late entries will be accepted; you can download your entry kit here.)

Our new product and service awards categories recognize new and new-version solutions for sales, contact center, and customer service operations.  Any type of product or service offering may be nominated in these categories. Our business awards categories include:

  1. Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer ServiceBusiness Intelligence Solution – New
  2. Business Intelligence Solution – New Version
  3. Collaboration Solution – New
  4. Collaboration Solution– New Version
  5. Contact Center Solution – New
  6. Contact Center Solution – New Version
  7. Incentive Management Solution – New
  8. Incentive Management Solution – New Version
  9. IVR or Web Service Solution – New
  10. IVR or Web Service Solution – New Version
  11. Marketing Solution – New
  12. Marketing Solution – New Version
  13. Relationship Management Solution – New
  14. Relationship Management Solution – New Version
  15. Sales Automation Solution – New
  16. Sales Automation Solution – New Version       

Information required for entries in these categories include:

  1. An essay of up to 500 words describing the nominee’s accomplishments since July 1, 2011. 
  2. A brief biography (up to 100 words) of the leader of the nominated product or service development team.
  3. Optional (but highly recommended), a collection of supporting files and web addresses that you may upload to our server to support your entry and provide more background information to the judges.

Our 2012 new product and service Gold Stevie® Award winners include: Donlen (Business Intelligence Solution – New), LeanLogistics (Business Intelligence Solution – New Version), Enterasys (Collaboration Solution – New), ISOdx Solutions (Contact Center Solution – New Version), FedEx (IVR or Web Service Solution – New), Schedulicity (IVR or Web Service Solution – New Version), Salesforce (Marketing Solution – New), Aprimo (Marketing Solution – New Version), Broadview Networks (Relationship Management Solution – New), Groupcars (Sales Automation Solution – New), and Eloqua (Sales Automation Solution – New Version).

Finalists will be notified on January 23 and 2013 honorees will be celebrated at the 7th annual awards banquet at Paris Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on February 25.

Need help deciding which category your should enter?
 Email us at help@stevieawards.com  or call us at + 1 703-547-8389.

Tags: product of the year, product awards, best new product, new product awards, business awards, product management, service of the year, Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service

49 Ways to Win New Product Awards in The 2013 American Business Awards

Posted by Liz Dean on Tue, Nov 06, 2012 @ 12:37 PM

There are 49 Best New Product or Service of the Year categories in The 2013 (11th Annual) American Business Awards, the premier business awards program in the U.S.A. (Friday, November 16, is the first early-bird entry deadline for the 2013 ABAs, request your entry kit here  and you'll receive it right away.)

Products and services introduced to the marketplace since January 1, 2012 are eligible for our new product awards and nominees may be brand new or new versions. Our product of the year awards categories include:

  • Business-to-Business ProductsThe Stevie Awards
  • 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

Every new product that's nominated in the new product or service of the year categories will automatically be included in voting for the People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products.  Public voting will open in July, and the winners will be honored at The American Business Awards' tech awards ceremony in San Francisco in September 2013.

Our product management awards include:

  • Product Development/Management Department or Team of the Year
  • Product Development/Management Executive of the Year
  • Product Developer of the Year (for all non-executive product development or management professionals)


The following information is generally required for product awards and product management submissions:

  • An essay of up to 525 words describing the nominee's achievements since January 1, 2012.  For the best new product or service of the year categories, this should be an essay about your product or service: Its features, functions, benefits, and performance to date,
  • A biography of the nominee or the leader of the nominated company, department, or team of up to 125 words, and
  • Optional (but highly recommended), a collection of supporting files, product demonstration videos, and/or web addresses that you may upload to our server to support your entry and provide more background information to the judges

Need help deciding which new product or service award you should apply for? Call us at + 1 703-547-8389 or email us at help@stevieawards.com.

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WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN PEOPLE’S CHOICE STEVIE® AWARDS FOR FAVORITE NEW PRODUCTS

Posted by Liz Dean on Wed, Sep 12, 2012 @ 10:19 AM

Awards to Be Presented at Gala Ceremony on September 17 in San Francisco

Fairfax, VA – September 12, 2012 – More than 98,000 votes were cast in the 2012 People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Products, part of The 10th Annual American Business Awards, the U.S.A.’s top business awards program. 

People's Choice Stevie AwardsThe nationwide public vote was conducted this summer, with the highest number of votes deciding the winners in 30 categories.  Among the winners, which will each receive the coveted crystal People's Choice Stevie Award at a gala ceremony in San Francisco on September 17, are:

-      Favorite Smartphone: Apple iPhone 4S

-      Favorite Business-to-Business Product: Humana Integrated Proposal System

-      Favorite Collaboration/Social Software: Mindjet Connect

-      Favorite Financial Service: FreeMonee

-      Favorite Media/Entertainment Product or Service: appsbar

The complete list of People’s Choice Stevie Award winners is available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.

Nicknamed the Stevie® for the Greek word “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at The American Business Awards’ new product and tech awards banquet on Monday, September 17 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco.  Tickets for the event are now on sale.  More than 200 nominees and their guests are expected to attend.

All organizations honored in the new product awards categories of this year’s American Business Awards were eligible to be included in voting for the people’s choice awards.

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  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.

Sponsors and partners of The 2012 American Business Awards include American Support, Business TalkRadio Network, Callidus Software, Citrix Online, Dynamic Research Corporation, iolo technologies, John Hancock Funds, LifeLock, PetRays, Primus Telecommunications Group, SoftPro, and VerticalResponse.

Tags: product of the year, new product awards, American business awards, ABAs, iPhone 4S, Humana, Mindjet Connect, FreeMonee, appsbar

12 Hours Left to Vote for Your Favorite New Products of the Year

Posted by Liz Dean on Wed, Aug 29, 2012 @ 11:44 AM

Vote for Your Favorite New Products
Today is the last day to vote in the 4th edition of the People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Products
, as part of The American Business Awards, the nation’s premier business awards program.

Voting will close tonight at 11:59PM EST, if you haven't yet voted, you can vote now: http://peopleschoice.stevieawards.com.

This is a nationwide vote in which the general public will get to choose one favorite product in 30 categories. Among the categories are Favorite New Smartphone, Favorite New Tablet, Favorite Consumer Product, and Favorite Media or Entertainment Product.

All new products and services that were nominated in the new product awards categories of The 2012 American Business Awards are automatically included in people’s choice voting. Organizations will have the opportunity to win two awards: a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award, as determined by professionals in the ABAs’ peer-review judging, and a crystal People's Choice Stevie Award, as determined by the public vote.

Winners of the crystal People's Choice Stevie Awards will be announced at The American Business Awards' new product and tech awards banquet at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco on September 17.

Winners in the 3rd edition of the People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products were celebrated in New York on Monday, June 20, 2011. Past winners include Apple, Boost Mobile, Dow Jones, and Samsung, among others. 2011 results are summarized, at http://blog.stevieawards.com/new-product-awards/bid/55322/People-s-Choice-Stevie-Awards-for-New-Products-Award-Winners.

Leave us a comment and tell us about your favorite new product!

Tags: product of the year, stevie awards, new product awards, American business awards, ABAs

Less Than One Week Left to Vote for Your Favorite New Products of the Year

Posted by Liz Dean on Thu, Aug 23, 2012 @ 12:43 PM

Voting for the 4th edition of the People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Products, as part of The American Business Awards, the nation’s premier business awards program ends in less than one week on August 29 at 11:59PM.

If you haven't yet voted, you can vote now: http://peopleschoice.stevieawards.com.

People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New ProductsThis is a nationwide vote in which the general public will get to choose one favorite product in 30 categories including Favorite New Smartphone, Favorite New Tablet, Favorite Consumer Product, and Favorite Media or Entertainment Product.

All new products and services that were nominated in the new product awards categories of The 2012 American Business Awards are automatically included in people’s choice voting. Organizations will have the opportunity to win two awards: a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award, as determined by professionals in the ABAs’ peer-review judging, and a crystal People's Choice Stevie Award, as determined by the public vote.

Winners of the crystal People's Choice Stevie Awards will be announced at The American Business Awards' new product and tech awards banquet at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco on September 17.

Past winners of the People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products include Apple, Boost Mobile, Dow Jones, and Samsung.

Leave us a comment and let us know about your favorite new product!

Tags: product of the year, stevie awards, new product awards, American business awards, ABAs

Three Weeks Left to Vote for Your Favorite New Products of the Year

Posted by Liz Dean on Wed, Aug 08, 2012 @ 11:38 AM

Favorite New ProductsAugust 29 is the last day to vote in the 4th edition of the People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Products, as part of The American Business Awards, the nation’s premier business awards program.

If you haven't yet voted, you can vote now: http://peopleschoice.stevieawards.com.

This is a nationwide vote in which the general public will get to choose one favorite product in 30 categories including:

  • Favorite New Smartphone
  • Favorite New Tablet
  • Favorite Consumer Product
  • Favorite Media or Entertainment Product

All new products and services that are nominated in the new product awards categories of The 2012 American Business Awards are automatically included in the public voting for the People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products. Organizations will have the opportunity to win two awards: a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award, as determined by professionals in the ABAs’ peer-review judging, and a crystal People's Choice Stevie Award, as determined by the public vote.

Winners of the crystal People's Choice Stevie Awards will be announced at the American Business Awards' new product and tech awards banquet at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco on September 17.

Leave us a comment and let us know your favorite new product!

Tags: product of the year, stevie awards, new product awards, American business awards, ABAs

VOTING OPENS FOR PEOPLE'S CHOICE STEVIE® AWARDS FOR FAVORITE NEW PRODUCTS

Posted by Liz Dean on Thu, Jul 12, 2012 @ 09:54 AM

 Results of Public Poll to Be Announced on September 17 in San Francisco

Fairfax, VA – July 12, 2012 – Voting is now open for the fourth annual edition of the People’s Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Products, a feature of The American Business Awards.  Anyone may vote for their favorite new products and services in any of 30 categories at PeoplesChoice.StevieAwards.com.People's Choice Awards

Among the categories are Favorite New Smartphone, Favorite New Tablet, Favorite Consumer Product, and Favorite Media or Entertainment Product.  Voting will close on August 29.

All new products and services that were nominated in the new product awards categories of The 2012 American Business Awards are automatically included in people’s choice voting. Organizations will have the opportunity to win two awards: a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award, as determined by professionals in the ABAs’ peer-review judging, and a crystal People's Choice Stevie Award, as determined by the public vote.

Winners of the crystal People's Choice Stevie Awards will be announced at The American Business Awards' new product and tech awards banquet at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco on September 17.

Past winners of the People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products include Apple, Boost Mobile, Dow Jones, and Samsung.

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s top business awards program, honoring achievement in every facet of the American workplace.  For information about the ABAs visit www.StevieAwards.com/ABA

About the Stevie® Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  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, and follow the Stevie Awards on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube

Sponsors and partners of The 2012 American Business Awards include American Support, Business TalkRadio Network, CallidusCloud, Citrix Online, Dynamic Research Corporation, iolo technologies, John Hancock Funds, LifeLock, PetRays, Primus Telecommunications Group, SoftPro, and VerticalResponse.

Tags: product of the year, stevie awards, new product awards, American business awards, ABAs