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The Stevie® Awards Issues Call for Entries in 18th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Wed, Jun 09, 2021 @ 11:07 AM

The Stevie® Awards, organizer of the world’s premier business awards programs, has issued the call for entries for its 2021 (18th annual) Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

Entry kits and complete details on the competition are available at http://www.StevieAwards.com/Women.

The awards are produced by the creators of the prestigious American Business Awards® and International Business Awards®.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor the achievements of working women in more than 100 categories, including Entrepreneur of the Year, Executive of the Year, Mentor or Coach of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award, Achievement in Equal Pay, Women Helping Women, Employee of the Year, Woman-Owned or -Run Company of the Year and Innovator of the Year. All female entrepreneurs, executives, employees, and the organizations they run, worldwide, are eligible to be nominated.

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The early-bird entry deadline is June 30, the final entry deadline is July 28, and late entries will be accepted through August 25 with payment of a late fee. Finalists will be announced on September 23, and the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on November 6 in Las Vegas.

New categories this year include Most Innovative Woman of the Year in Accounting and Healthcare, Mentor or Coach of the Year - Consumer, Women Helping Women - Social Change, Social Change Maker of the Year, and many more.

The Stevie Awards has partnered with Thought Leadership Leverage to offer Thought Leadership awards categories. These categories include:

  • Thought Leadership Campaign of the Year
  • Achievement in Thought Leadership
  • Female Thought Leader of The Year

The 2020 Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners reflected a diverse group of large and small organizations around the globe. Winners included, among others: 

  • Clare Riches, Group Chief Commercial Officer, thebigword group, New York, NY USA
  • Casey Coleman, Senior Vice President, Global Government Solutions, Salesforce, San Francisco, CA USA
  • Rebecca Wetherly, Principal Sales Executive, Amazon Web Services, Arlington, VA USA
  • Katherine Relle, Private Equity Portfolio Manager, Firmwide Business Resource Group Leader, JPMorgan Chase & Co., New York, NY USA
  • Reem AlAfaliq, Sales Planning and Development Manager, DHL Express Saudi Arabia, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia
  • Eunice Wong, Chief Growth Officer for Greater China markets, Ketchum, Hong Kong
  • Deana Scott, Founder and CEO, VMORE, Brisbane, QLD Australia
  • Gina Qiao, Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Marketing Officer, Lenovo, Beijing, China
  • Terri Khonsari, Founder and Executive Director, Families Without Borders, Moraga, CA USA
  • Robin Toft, Founder and CEO, Toft Group, San Francisco, CA USA
  • Project Box, Pacific Pines, QLD Australia
  • Bug Bite Thing, Port St. Lucie, FL USA
  • Hegen Singapore, Singapore
  • LinkedIn Corp, Sunnyvale, CA USA
  • REMAP Network, Toronto, ON Canada
  • John Hancock, Boston, MA
  • Burger King, Miami, FL

The 2021 Stevie Awards for Women in Business will be judged by more than 200 leading professionals around the world, and nominees will have access to all the judges’ comments and suggestions about their nominations.

Interested in the 2021 Stevie Awards for Women in Business?

Request the Entry Kit

 

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Grand Stevie Winners Announced In 2021 Asia-Pacific Stevie® Awards

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Mon, Jun 07, 2021 @ 09:00 AM

The Stevie® Awards, organizer of the world’s premier business awards programs, announced the winners of six Grand Stevie Award trophies in its eighth annual Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards. The Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards are the only awards to recognize innovation in the workplace throughout the entire 29-nation Asia-Pacific region. All organizations in the region are eligible to submit nominations to the competition.

Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners in the various categories were announced on 5 May. Those awards were determined by the average scores of more than 100 executives worldwide acting as judges in March and April. Winners will be celebrated during a virtual awards ceremony on Wednesday, 14 July at 2:00 pm KST. Tickets for the event are now on sale.

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The 2021 Grand Stevie® Award for Most Honored Organization of the Year goes to Telkom Indonesia, with 89 award points. This is the sixth time Telkom Indonesia has earned a Grand Stevie Award in the Asia-Pacific Stevies.  This award could not be applied for directly. The award is determined by a points system based on the total number of awards won in the competition, with a Gold Stevie win counting for 3 points, a Silver Stevie for 2 points, and a Bronze Stevie counting for 1.5.

Grand Stevie Awards are also presented to the highest-scoring nomination from each of the four nations that submitted the most nominations to the competition:

Australia: The nomination of VivoPower International PLC’s organizational turnaround by Arowana (North Sydney), which won a Gold Stevie for Innovative Achievement in Organization Recovery.

China: The nomination by CITIC Telecom International CPC Limited, Hong Kong, of AR Remote Hand - an AR-based operations and maintenance solution to transform customer experience. The nomination won a Gold Stevie Award for Innovation in Technology Development.

Indonesia:  Telkom Indonesia’s nomination of their collaboration with other state-owned companies on the National Vaccine Distribution System (NVDS), winner of a Gold Stevie Award for Most Valuable Service During COVID-19.

Philippines: There is a tie for the highest-scoring nomination from the Philippines, which is second only to China in the number of nominations submitted. Both of the following nominations will receive Grand Stevie Awards:

  • Prime Metro BMD Corporation(Pasay City), winner of a Gold Stevie Award for Most Valuable Corporate Response During COVID-19, for their role in the rapid construction of medical facilities at the outset of the pandemic.
  • SM Supermalls / SM City Clark(Angeles City), for their release of SM Buddy, a virtual shopping assistant developed during the pandemic, which tied Prime Metro BMD’s nomination for the Gold Stevie for Most Valuable Corporate Response During COVID-19.

The 2021 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards have recognized organizations in 20 nations including Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China including Hong Kong and Macao, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Vietnam. More than 900 nominations about innovative achievements in the 29-nation of the APAC region were considered by the judges this year.

“So many of the nominations we received this year address how organizations and people have met the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, so it makes sense that a majority of our 2021 Grand Stevie Awards will go to nominations that recognize those efforts,” said Maggie Gallagher, President of the Stevie Awards. “We commend all of this year’s Stevie Award winners for their achievements, and we look forward to celebrating them on 14 July.”

Details about the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards and the 14 July awards ceremony, and the list of Stevie Award winners, are available at http://Asia.Stevieawards.com.

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Winners Announced in 2021 People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Products

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Thu, Jun 03, 2021 @ 08:00 AM

Generator Exchange's Virtual In Home Consultation Service received the most votes in the 2021 People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Products, an annual feature of The American Business Awards®, the U.S.A.’s top business awards program, which are now in their 19th year.

The worldwide public vote was conducted last month, with the highest number of votes deciding the winners in a variety of product categories. More than 92,000 votes were cast. To win, a category’s leading vote-getter had to have received at least 100 votes.

The winners of the crystal People’s Choice Stevie Awards will be recognized during the ABA’s virtual awards ceremony on June 30, along with the winners of the Grand, Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevies announced in April and May.

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All new products and services nominated 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.

The winners of the 2021 People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products are:

-AI/Machine Learning Solution: Datamatics Global Services' TruCap+
-Business Technology - Other: Digital Air Strike's Sales Boost
-Business-to-Business Product: True Influence's Marketing Cloud
-Business-to-Business Service: Aerial Group's G-FORCE
-Career/Workforce Readiness Solution: Infosys' LeX- Next generation learning experience platform
-Cloud Infrastructure: CoreStack's Enterprise Cloud Governance
-Cloud Platform: Birdeye
-Cloud Storage & Backup: Nasuni 8.8
-Collaboration/Social Solution: Koch Industries's EverLearn
-Consumer Service: Generator Exchange's Virtual In Home Consultation Service
-Corporate Learning/Workforce Dev. Solution: Skyllful's Mobile Digital Adoption Platform
-Digital Process Automation Solution: IQVIA's Vigilance Platform
-Electronic Commerce Solution: Generator Exchange's Virtual In Home Consultation Technology System
-Financial Management Solution: Century Business Solutions EBizCharge
-Financial Service: John Hancock's ZOOM (Zeroing in On Our Moments) mobile web portal
-FinTech Solution: Online Trading Academy's CLIK
-Governance, Risk & Compliance Solution: PKWARE's Data Security Platform
-Health & Pharmaceutical: SanMelix Laboratories' BEECure line of products
-Healthcare Technology Solution: iPro Healthcare's iOrder V8.4.6.2
-Identity & Access Security Solution: IDology's ExpectID Decision Builder
-Insurance Solution: BenefitMall's Agency Workspace
-Mathematics Instructional Solution: Savvas Learning Company's enVision® Mathematics Common Core © 2020/2021 Grades K-8
-Mobile Operations Mgmt. Solution: Windstream Enterprise's WE Connect from Windstream Enterprise
-Network Security Solution: Ericom Software's Ericom Shield Cloud Service
-Other Products & Services: Newberry Tanks and Equipment's New Code Compliant Skid Tank
-Software Defined Infrastructure: Windstream Enterprise's SD-WAN Concierge
-Software Development Solution: MSys Technologies' Digital Wealth Aggregator App
-Solution for Special Needs Students: PresenceLearning's Therapy Essentials
-Supply Chain Management Solution: Link Labs' AirFinder SuperTag
-Transportation: BFGoodrich's® Off Road Wiper Blades
-Virtual Learning Solution: UWorld's  Learning Tools for AP® (Advanced Placement®) Courses

See the Full List of People's Choice Stevie Winners

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Winners Announced in “Technology for the Next Decade, Today” Categories in The 19th American Business Awards®

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Tue, May 25, 2021 @ 09:00 AM

HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global IT services company, sponsored the Technology for the Next Decade, Today categories in The 2021 American Business Awards®, the premier business awards program in the USA.

The Technology for the Next Decade, Today Awards categories recognize leadership, customer experience, and redefining the workplace. This is the 19th year that The American Business Awards have recognized achievements of organizations operating in the USA, and the fourth year that HCL Technologies has sponsored awards in the competition.

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Winners in the six categories were determined by a panel of independent professionals convened by the Stevie Awards. Winners in these categories include:

Excellence in Elevating Customer Experience for the Next Normal
Gold Stevie® Award Winner
NBCUniversal (CNBC News): Vijay Koneru, VP – Product & Technology
Silver Stevie® Award Winner
T-Mobile: Warren McNeel, SVP, Product & Technology
Bronze Stevie® Award Winners
Stanley Black & Decker: Tony Gazikas, Chief Information Officer – Global IT Operations
Club Corp: Harsh Uchariya, CIO

Excellence in Redefining the Next Gen Workplace
Gold Stevie® Award Winner
Walden University: Karthik Venkatesh, Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Silver Stevie® Award Winner
Tronox: Todd M. Putnam, CIO
Bronze Stevie® Award Winner
SC Johnson & Son, Inc.: Imran K. Warrich, Head of Global Infrastructure & Operations

Leader in Operations and Business Resilience
Gold Stevie® Award Winner
Occidental Petroleum: Yanni Charalambous, VP, Chief Information Officer
Silver Stevie® Award Winner
Oncor Electric Delivery: Malia Hodges, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Bronze Stevie® Award Winners
True Value CO.: John Armbrecht, Chief Technical Officer
Brightstar Corp: Dean Dawes, CIO

Leading Innovation in a Time of Crisis
Gold Stevie® Award Winner
AARP: Najeeb Uddin, Chief Information Officer
Silver Stevie® Award Winner
Pearson VUE: Farzana Ashraf, Chief Product & Technology Officer
Bronze Stevie® Award Winners
Meritor, Inc: Ryan M Olivier, Vice President & CIO
Tru Kids: Paul Pansini, VP IT and Security

Leading Through Digital Disruption
Gold Stevie® Award Winner
Conduent Business Services, LLC: Mark Prout, Chief Information Officer
Silver Stevie® Award Winners
Verizon: Nicola Palmer, Chief Product Development Officer
Johnson and Johnson: Pallaw Sharma, Chief Data Science Officer, Supply Chain
Bronze Stevie® Award Winner
Stanley Black and Decker: John Rizzo, Chief Information Officer – Shared Services

Leading through Uncertainty
Gold Stevie® Award Winner
Western Union: Ernesto Boada, Chief Technology Officer
Silver Stevie® Award Winner
Direct Energy: Tanis Kozak, Vice President & General Manager – Canada Home
Bronze Stevie® Award Winners
IHG Hotels & Resorts: David Jordan, Chief Information Security Officer
PHC Holding Corporation: John Marotta, President and CEO of PHC Holding

All organizations operating in the U.S.A. – large and small, public and private, for-profit and non-profit - are eligible to submit nominations to the ABAs in a wide range of categories, honoring achievement in every aspect of work life, from customer service and management to public relations and product development. More than 3,800 nominations, a record number, were reviewed in the judging process this year by more than 250 professionals worldwide, whose average scores determined the winners.

2021 Stevie winners will be celebrated during a virtual awards ceremony on Wednesday, June 30 at 2pm ET. Details of the event are available on the website.

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Entry Deadline Approaching in the 2021 Stevie® Awards for Great Employers

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Mon, May 24, 2021 @ 09:30 AM

The Stevie Awards is currently accepting nominations for the sixth annual Stevie® Awards for Great Employers, which honor the world’s best companies to work for and the human resources teams, professionals, suppliers, and new products and services that help to create and drive great places to work.

All individuals and organizations worldwide—public and private, for-profit, and non-profit, large and small—may submit nominations to the Stevie Awards for Great Employers. The entry deadline is June 2, but late entries will be accepted through July 13 with payment of a late fee. Entry details are available at www.StevieAwards.com/HR.

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An international judging panel of more than 50 executives will determine the Stevie Award winners. Finalists will be announced on August 19. Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be revealed and presented their awards at a gala event at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on October 1. The Stevie Awards are hopeful that this will be their first in-person awards ceremony of 2021.

The Stevie Awards for Great Employers recognize achievement in many facets of the workplace. Categories include:

There are many new categories in 2021 for HR achievements including Achievement in Managing a Remote Workforce, Achievement in Leadership Development for Racial/Ethnic Minorities, and Best Transformation Strategy. Two new categories for Solutions and Implementations include Remote Workforce Management Solution - New or New-Version and Implementation. 14 of the 16 HR Individual categories do not have entry fees.

Winners in the 31 industry-specific Employer of the Year categories will be determined by a unique blend of public votes and professional ratings. Public voting will take place from July 19–August 9.

“We are thrilled to be able to honor organizations and professionals that went above and beyond during a difficult year. The Stevie Awards for Great Employers recognizes those that put human resources and employees as a top priority during a crisis, which is beyond commendable. The judges are eager to score these exciting stories and achievements from companies around the globe,” said Stevie Awards President, Maggie Gallagher Miller.

Interested in entering the 2021 Stevie Awards for Great Employers?

Request Your Entry Kit

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Winners in 2021 Asia-Pacific Stevie® Awards Announced

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Wed, May 12, 2021 @ 02:00 AM

Winners in the eighth annual Asia-Pacific Stevie® Awards, the only awards program to recognize innovation in business throughout the entire Asia-Pacific region, have been announced. The list of Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners is available at http://Asia.StevieAwards.com.

The Stevie Awards are widely considered to be the world's premier business awards, conferring recognition for achievement in the workplace over the past 19 years in programs such as The International Business Awards® and The American Business Awards®. The name Stevie is derived from the Greek word for “crowned.”

The 2021 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards have recognized organizations in 20 nations including Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China including Hong Kong and Macao, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Vietnam. More than 900 nominations about innovative achievements in the 29-nation APAC region were considered by the judges this year in categories such as Award for Excellence in Innovation in Products & Services, Award for Innovative Management, and Award for Innovation in Corporate Websites, among many others.

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Among the top overall winners are Telkom Indonesia (Indonesia) with 15 Gold, 16 Silver, and eight Bronze Stevie Awards, and Tata Consultancy Services (India) with five Gold and one Silver Stevie wins.

Winners of two or more Gold Stevie Awards include Arowana (Australia), Brand Head (Beijing) Consulting Limited Liability Company (China), Cisco Systems (India), Cisco Systems Singapore (Singapore), Elegant Media (Australia), Freelancer.com (Australia), George P Johnson China (China), HYYH - EQUO International (Vietnam), KT (South Korea), Lead8 (Hong Kong, China), Link Asset Management Limited (Hong Kong, China), NESTLÉ India (India), OCBC NISP (Indonesia), Presidential Communications Operations Office (Philippines), Purifas™ (Australia), Sino Group (Hong Kong, China), SM Supermalls (Philippines), STEM Punks (Australia), TTEC Holdings, Inc. (USA), USANA Health Sciences (USA), vivo Philippines (Philippines), VNPT VinaPhone (Vietnam), Wolters Kluwer CCH (Australia), and Yiyang Communications (China).

Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 100 executives around the world acting as judges in March and April.

“The eighth edition of the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards attracted many remarkable nominations,” said Stevie Awards president Maggie Gallagher. “The organizations that won this year have demonstrated that they have continued to innovate and succeed despite the COVID-19 pandemic, and we applaud them for their perseverance and creativity. We look forward to celebrating many of this year’s winners during our virtual awards ceremony on 14 July.”

Details about the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards and the 14 July awards ceremony, and the list of Stevie Award winners, are available at http://Asia.Stevieawards.com.

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Grand Stevie® Award Winners Announced in 2021 American Business Awards®

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Tue, May 11, 2021 @ 10:39 AM

The Stevie® Awards announced today the Grand Stevie Award winners in The 19th Annual American Business Awards® competition. Winners will be honored during the ABAs’ virtual awards ceremony on June 30, 2021. Registration for the virtual ceremony is now open.

All organizations operating in the U.S. - large and small, public and private, for-profit and non-profit - are eligible to submit nominations to the ABAs in a wide range of categories, honoring achievement in every aspect of work life, from customer service and management to public relations and product development.

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This year more than 3,800 nominations were considered in the judging process by more than 250 professionals, whose average ratings determined the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners announced earlier this month. For a complete list of the 2021 Stevie Award winners, visit http://www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.

Grand Stevie Awards cannot be applied for directly.  Winners are determined by a points system based on the total number of awards won in the ABAs, with a Gold Stevie win counting for 3 points, a Silver Stevie for 2 points, and a Bronze Stevie counting for 1.5. 

2021 Grand Stevie winners in The American Business Awards are as follows:

Organization of the Year: Wolters Kluwer, the Dutch information services company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands and with offices in the U.S., EMEA and Asia Pacific, earned 41 award points, more than any other entrant in the 2021 ABAs, for Gold, Silver and Bronze wins by teams and divisions throughout the USA.

Most Honored Marketing Agency: Tinuiti, the New York-based performance marketing firm, wins for 26.5 award points earned for Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie wins in a variety of marketing and technology categories.

Most Honored Public Relation Agency: 5W Public Relations, the New York based PR agency earned 35 award points for Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie wins on behalf of themselves and a multitude of clients, including CarParts.com, CommerceHub, Contakt World, and Five9, among others.

Highest-rated Nomination of the Year: The nomination of Rebecca Stenholm, Director of Public and Government Affairs, by EPCOR USA (Phoenix, AZ), received the highest-average (9.57 / 10) score of all nominations submitted to the 2021 ABAs.  The nomination won the Gold Stevie for Communications Professional of the Year.

Highest-rated New Product or Service of the Year: Graylog (Houston, TX), winner of the Gold Stevie Award for Best New DevOps Solution, received the highest-average (9.25 / 10) score of all new product or service nominations submitted to the 19th ABAs.

Highest-rated COVID-19 Response Category Nomination: The Salvation Army’s (New York, NY) nomination of Seth Ditmer, their Deputy Director of Operations - Emergency Services, won Gold for Delivery Hero of the Year, for his oversight of the delivery of pantry boxes to home-bound seniors, people with compromised immune systems, and coordinated mass grocery deliveries to soup kitchens at The Salvation Army’s 38 community centers in the New York City area.   With an average score from the judges of 9.5/10, the nomination wins a Grand Stevie Award as the highest rated of all those in the competition’s COVID-19 Response categories.

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Stevie® Winners Announced in 19th American Business Awards®

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Thu, Apr 29, 2021 @ 11:38 AM

The Stevie® Awards, organizers of the world’s premier business awards programs, today announced the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie winners in The 19th American Business Awards®.

All organizations operating in the U.S.A. – large and small, public and private, for-profit and non-profit - are eligible to submit nominations to the ABAs in a wide range of categories, honoring achievement in every aspect of work life, from customer service and management to public relations and product development. More than 3,800 nominations, a record number, were reviewed in the judging process this year by more than 250 professionals worldwide, whose average scores determined the winners.

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Winners of three or more Gold Stevie Awards include:

Altium LLC (La Jolla, CA), ARRAY Information Technology (Greenbelt, MD), Bursali (Bursa, Turkey), Comcast Business (Philadelphia, PA), C-Strategies Inc. (Chicago IL), Estée Lauder Companies (New York, NY), Global Citizen (New York, NY), GN Hearing (Copenhagen, Denmark and Bloomington, MN), Hearts & Science (New York, NY), Ingersoll Rand (Charlotte, NC), Jeunesse Global (Orlando, FL), John Hancock (Boston, MA), Katalyst Productions (Philadelphia, PA), New American Funding (Tustin, CA), Other World Computing (Woodstock, IL), St. Croix Chocolate Co. (Marine on St. Croix, MN), State Farm (Bloomington, IL), Tinuiti (New York, NY), T-Mobile (Bellevue, WA), and Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. (New York, NY).

Among other winners, organizations with five or more Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie wins include:

5W Public Relations (New York, NY), BMO Financial Group (Chicago, IL), Department of Labor Office of the Chief Information Officer (Washington, DC), Fannie Mae (Washington DC), Grant Thornton LLP (Chicago, IL), IBM (Armonk, NY), Makers Nutrition (Hauppauge, NY), Merkle (Columbia, MD), Nature's Sunshine (Lehi, UT), OnBoard (Indianapolis, IN), POWERHOME SOLAR (Mooresville, NC), RepairSmith (Los Angeles, CA), Salesforce (San Francisco, CA), SmartLinx (Iselin, NJ), SoftPro (Raleigh, NC), TriNet (Dublin, CA), Wesley Financial Group (Nashville, TN), Wolters Kluwer (Minneapolis, MN), and Xandr (Boston, MA).

For a complete list of the Stevie Award winners announced today, visit www.StevieAwards.com/ABA

Winners of six best-of-show prizes will be awarded Grand Stevie Award trophies. Those winners will be announced the week of May 10.

2021 Stevie winners will be celebrated during a virtual awards ceremony on Wednesday, June 30 at 2pm ET. Details of the event are available on the website.

The categories that recognize outstanding new products and services introduced in the USA are among the most heavily subscribed in the ABAs, and every new product or service nominated in The 2021 American Business Awards is included in voting for the People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products, a worldwide public vote. Voting opened today at at http://peopleschoice.stevieawards.com and will conclude on May 28. People’s Choice Stevie winners will be announced the week of June 1 and will be honored during the June 30 virtual presentations.


“The American economy continues to show its resilience, and as we’re poised on the beginning of what should be a phenomenal period of growth, we celebrate the remarkable achievements of a wide range of organizations and people over the past 18 months,” said Stevie Awards president Maggie Gallagher. “This year’s Stevie-winning nominations in The American Business Awards are testament to the ingenuity, the commitment, the passion, the adaptability, and the creativity of the American people. We look forward to celebrating this year’s winners during our virtual ceremony on June 30.”

Sponsors of The 2021 American Business Awards include John Hancock, Melissa Sones Consulting, and SoftPro.

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Entry Deadline Approaching in The 2021 International Business Awards®

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Thu, Apr 29, 2021 @ 11:32 AM

The entry deadline is fast approaching in The 18th 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.

Submit nominations in more than 400 business awards categories through 12 May to avoid late fees.

All individuals and organizations worldwide - public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small - may submit nominations to The International Business Awards. Late entries will be accepted through 16 June. Entry details are available at www.StevieAwards.com/IBA.

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Juries featuring more than 150 executives around the world will determine the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners. Winners will be announced on 12 August, and celebrated at a gala banquet in Paris, France on 23 October, conditions permitting.

The International Business Awards recognize achievement in every facet of the workplace. Categories include:

  • Management Awards for Executive of the Year in 35 industries, Chairman of the Year, Maverick of the Year, Woman of the Year, and more.
  • COVID-19 Response Awards have no entry fees through the 12 May deadline. After that, there is a $55 late fee.
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in 35 industry categories and Founding Team of the Year in four industry groups.
  • Company of the Year Awards in 35 industry categories and broken down by company size, as well as Startup of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Fastest Growing Company of the Year, and more.
  • Customer Service Awards for Customer Service Department of the Year, Customer Service Team of the Year, and Customer Service Executive of the Year.
  • Human Resources Awards for Human Resources Department of the Year, Human Resources Team of the Year, and Human Resources Executive of the Year.
  • Information Technology Awards for IT Department of the Year, IT Team of the Year, IT Executive of the Year, and more.
  • Marketing Awards for Marketing Department, Team, and Executive of the Year as well as 50 Marketing Campaign categories.
  • New Product Awards for Product Management, Business Technology Solutions, Content & Content Technology Solutions, Education & Education Technology Solutions, and more.
  • Public Relations Awards for Agencies, Departments, Teams, Individuals, and Innovation, as well as for PR Campaigns and Programs.
  • Web Site, App, Event, Video and other media awards

The Stevie Awards has video resources on why and how to enter The 2021 International Business Awards:

“We are excited to see what so many businesses across the globe were able to achieve during one of the toughest years in our lifetimes. Through the hardships, judges are seeing innovation and compassion for employees and customers from Stevie Awards entrants. We have expanded the time frame for eligibility for Stevie Awards nominations to include 2019 to give organizations a broader scope of work to be recognized for” said Stevie Awards President, Maggie Gallagher.

Stevie Award winners in the 2020 IBAs included Deutsche Telekom Services Europe (Slovakia), Ernst & Young (USA), IBM (USA), Facebook India Online Services (India), Freelancer.com (Australia), Ooredoo Group (Qatar), REMAP (Canada), Türkiye İş Bankası (Turkey), Thai Life Insurance (Thailand), Telecommunication Services Limited (Hong Kong), LLYC (Spain), Warner Media (USA), and many more.

Interested in entering The International Business Awards?

Request the entry kit

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Grand Stevie® Award Winners Announced in the 2021 Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Mon, Apr 12, 2021 @ 12:32 PM
  • DP DHL and UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention win top Stevie Awards
  • Grand Stevie winners to be honored at a virtual award ceremony on 2 June

The Stevie® Awards have announced the Grand Stevie Award winners in the second annual Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards. The winners will be honored during a virtual award ceremony on 2 June.

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The Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, sponsored by the Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, is an international business awards competition open to all organizations in 17 nations in the Middle East and North Africa. The focus of the awards is recognizing innovation in all its forms.

This year more than 400 nominations were considered in the judging process by more than 70 professionals, whose average ratings determined the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners announced last month. For a complete list of the 2021 Stevie Award winners, visit https://MENA.StevieAwards.com.

In addition to the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Awards, the top winner overall (total number of points conferred by total Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie wins) and the highest-scoring nominations are awarded the Grand Stevie Awards.

The two Grand Stevie Award winners are:

ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR: DP DHL: which earned 26.5 award points for the achievements of their affiliates in Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The Germany-headquartered global logistics and transportation company is no stranger to the top honor in Stevie Awards competitions, having won numerous Organization of the Year honors in the German Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, and other Stevie Awards programs.

HIGHEST-RATED NOMINATION OF THE YEAR: The “Stroke Golden Hour” nomination submitted by the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention, in Dubai, received the highest average score from the judges (9.17 out of 10) in this year’s competition. The Gold Stevie winner for Excellence in Innovation in Government - Organizations with 100 or More Employees, the nomination describes the development of an IT solution that almost halved the “door to needle” treatment time for stroke victims at MOHAP facilities. One judge commented on the nomination, “A perfect example of an IT solution supporting a noble cause: reducing mortality and morbidity due to stroke. Using modern technologies like VR to assist patients is another welcome move.”

Stevie Award winners will be celebrated at a virtual awards ceremony on 2 June. Registration for the ceremony is ongoing.

“We are thrilled to announce the 2021 Grand Stevie Award winners. DP DHL and the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention have proven to be exceptional in the eyes of Stevie Award judges around the globe,” said Maggie Gallagher, President of the Stevie Awards.

Complete information about the virtual awards ceremony is available at https://stevieawards.com/mena/tickets

The virtual ceremony will feature digital versions of all of the things that people love about Stevie Awards events, including networking, acceptance speeches, red carpet photographs, and red-carpet interviews.

If you, as a representative of the press, are interested in participating in the virtual award ceremony of the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards on 2 June at 14 GST., please contact us at help+MENA@stevieawards.com.

The third edition of the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards will open for entries in September 2021.

Topics: Middle East Stevie Awards