Coveted Stevie® Awards to Be Presented at Ceremonies in New York and San Francisco
New York, NY – May 10, 2012– Finalists were announced today in The 10th Annual American Business Awards. Companies as diverse as Apple, Chipotle Mexican Grill, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Ford Motor Company, ING DIRECT, NASCAR, Overstock.com, and YouSendIt are among those recognized. Lists of Finalists by category have been published at http://www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.
The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations and individuals in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations.
This year’s Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced at two award banquets: the first will take place on June 18 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York; and the second, a new event, will be held on September 17 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco, California and will honor Stevie Award winners in all tech-related categories. More than 800 executives are expected to attend the events. The ceremonies will be broadcast nationwide by the Business TalkRadio Network.
A record number of nominations were submitted this year with more than 3,000 from organizations of all sizes and from virtually every industry. The ABAs include a wide variety of categories including management awards, new product awards, marketing awards, public relations awards, human resources awards, information technology awards, web site awards, and more.
Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May. Members of 10 specialized final judging committees will determine Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award placements from among Finalists in judging that will begin next week. More than 250 executives will participate in the judging process this year.
Voting will open in early July for the People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products, a component of The American Business Awards that invites the general public to vote for their favorite new products of the year in a number of categories including Favorite New Smartphone, Favorite New Tablet, Favorite New Consumer Product, and Favorite New Smartphone or Tablet App.
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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, Callidus Software, Citrix Online, Dynamic Research Corporation, iolo technologies, John Hancock Funds, LifeLock, PetRays, Primus Telecommunications Group, SoftPro, and VerticalResponse.