Video Awards

The International Business Awards Video Awards Categories

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Tue, Jul 05, 2016 @ 05:14 PM

The 13th Annual 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 entries through July 13. This is the extended final entry deadline this year.

REVIEW THE ENTRY KIT HERE.

Stevie2016_Logo_L.jpgAll individuals and organizations worldwide -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small -- may submit nominations to The International Business Awards. An international judging panel of more than 200 executives will determine the Stevie Award winners. Results will be announced in mid-August. Stevie Award winners will be presented their awards at a gala banquet in Rome, Italy on October 21.

Today we will highlight the Video Awards Categories. These categories recognize excellence in videos produced for a business- or work-related purpose that were first released or otherwise made public since January 1, 2015 .

Information to be submitted online for entries in these categories in the 2016 competition include: 

a. An essay of up to 125 words describing the video's purpose and results to date
b. If applicable, the video itself, in the form of an attachment or a URL, which you must attach to your entry through our attachment/link uploading tool
c. Optionally, you may list creative and production credits for your work - a list of the people and organizations that contributed to its development

We prefer that you submit your video online.  However, if you will submit your video on DVD for review by the judges, you must first submit your entry information online. Then print out a copy of your entry and mail it with one (1) copy of the DVD to: The Stevie Awards, 10560 Main Street, Suite 519, Fairfax, VA 22030. U.S.A.

Q01. Branded Entertainment
Q02. Corporate Overview
Q03. Events & Webcasts
Q04. Internal/Employee Communications
Q05. Magazine Format
Q06. Meeting Modules
Q07. Motivational
Q08. Orientation
Q09. P.R.: Annual Reports
Q10. P.R.: Government
Q11. P.R.: Industrial
Q12. P.R.: Media & Entertainment
Q13. P.R.: Non-Profit Fund Raising
Q14. P.R.: Other
Q15. P.R.: Technology
Q16. Sales: Direct Response Marketing
Q17. Sales.: Government
Q18. Sales.: Industrial
Q19. Sales.: Media & Entertainment
Q20. Sales.: Other
Q21. Sales.: Technology
Q22. Sales: Product Sales
Q23. Sales: Service Sales
Q24. Security/Safety
Q25. Tourism/Travel
Q26. Training
Q27. Viral

Past Stevie Award winners in the  Video Awards cateogries include:

  • Passion Film, Mumbai, India: Shakti Bhog Brand Film- Corporate Overview
  • PayPal, San Jose, CA USA: PayPal in 90 Encourages PayPal Employees to Be the Customer- Internal/Employee Communications
  • Hyundai Heavy IndustriesCo., Ltd (HHI), Ulsan, South Korea: The World’s Leading Heavy Industries Company, HHI- P.R.: Technology
  • Vend Limited, Auckland, New Zealand: Vend Ecommerce & TopShelf Style- Sales: Technology
  • The Korea Scholarship Foundation (KOSAF), Seoul, South Korea: Kim Hung Ki Mentor Team- Training
  • BBG Production, Istanbul, Turkey: Kerem Bürsin Destroys “Buffering”!- Viral
  • …and many more!

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4 Reasons to Submit Video Awards Entries in The 2012 IBAs

Posted by Liz Dean on Wed, May 30, 2012 @ 12:12 PM

Wednesday, 27 June, is the final entry deadline for The 2012 (Ninth Annual) International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards competition. All individuals and organizations worldwide may submit nominations to the IBAs. If you haven't already done so, you can request your entry kit here and you will receive it right away.  

We thought it would be helpful for communications professionals if we highlighted four reasons to submit entries to the 2012 IBA video awards categories.  

  1. Earn industry status. Gold Stevie Award
    Submitting IBA entries is a great way to benchmark your achievements against competitors in your industry.
  2. Low entry fees.
    Our corporate video categories are among the most reasonable. See all entry fees here.
  3. Flexible categories. 
    There are dozens of video award categories to choose from and videos are not limited to only one category. Your organization can submit as many entries as applicable!
  4. Free publicity.
    If chosen as a Stevie Awards winner, your organization’s video will be recognized in an awards ceremony and receive acknowledgment via press coverage and our radio cast and Internet streaming.

Our video competitions recognize excellence in videos first released or otherwise made public since January 1 2011. Submissions for these categories should include:

  1. An essay of up to 100 words describing the video's purpose and results to date.
  2. The video itself, in the form of an attachment or a URL, which you must attach to your entry through our attachment/link uploading tool.
  3. Optionally, you may list creative and production credits for your work - a list of the people and organizations that contributed to its development.

If you wish to submit your video offline, on DVD, for review by the judges, you must first submit your entry online. Then, print out a copy of your entry and mail it with one (1) copy of the DVD to: The Stevie Awards, 10560 Main Street, Suite 215, Fairfax, VA 22030.

Winners of the competition will be celebrated at the ninth annual awards banquet on Monday, 15 October at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Seoul, South Korea.

Want more communications awards? There are a number of other IBA categories that should be of interest to communications professionals, including many of the annual report awards and other literature categories, website awards categories, app awards categories, video awards categories, and live event awards categories

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24 Video Awards Categories in The International Business Awards

Posted by Liz Dean on Thu, Apr 05, 2012 @ 12:34 PM

Showcase your organization’s business-related films by submitting entries in the video awards categories of The 2012 International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards program. (We are now accepting early-bird submissions with discounted entry fees through 11 April. If you can't make April's deadline, the entry deadline is 16 May and we will continue to accept late entries through 27 June; get your entry kit here.) Our corporate video competitions recognize excellence in films or videos first released or otherwise made public since January 1, 2011.

Our best video award categories include:

  • Internal/Employee Communications
  • Magazine Format
  • Meeting Modules
  • Motivational
  • OrientationThe Stevie Awards
  • P.R.: Annual Reports
  • P.R.: Government
  • P.R.: Industrial
  • P.R.: Media & Entertainment
  • P.R.: Non-Profit Fund Raising
  • P.R.: Other
  • P.R.: Technology
  • Sales: Direct Response Marketing
  • Sales: Government
  • Sales: Industrial
  • Sales: Media & Entertainment
  • Sales: Other
  • Sales: Technology
  • Sales: Product Sales
  • Sales: Service Sales
  • Security/Safety
  • Teleconferences
  • Tourism/Travel
  • Training

Starting in 2012, as part of our 10th anniversary celebration of the start of the Stevie® Awards movement, all video award entrants will be eligible to participate in our first international business award celebration with our three levels of award distinction: gold, silver and bronze. The top scoring qualifying entry in each category will receive a Gold Stevie Award.  Finalists that receive a final average score of at least 8.0 out of a possible 10 will be designated as Silver Stevie winners. All other Finalists will be designated as Bronze Stevie winners. Learn more here.

Benefits of submitting entries to the IBA's
video of the year categories include: 

  1. Free international publicity
    If chosen as a Stevie Awards winner, your organization’s video will be recognized in an international awards ceremony. Your organization will also receive acknowledgment via press coverage and our radio cast and Internet streaming.
  2. Multiple chances to win
    Our video awards and film awards categories are flexible to give you more options and increase your chances of winning a Stevie. Your organization can submit as many entries as applicable.
  3. Low entry fees
    Our video award categories have some of the lowest entry fee costs. See all entry fees here.

Leave us a comment and let us know which video you'll be submitting in the 2012 IBAs.

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