Grand Stevie Award Winners Announced in 2023 American Business Awards®

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Tue, May 09, 2023 @ 09:00 AM

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The Stevie® Awards announced today the Grand Stevie Award winners in The 21st Annual American Business Awards® competition. Winners will be honored during the ABAs’ awards banquet on June 13, 2023 in New York City. Registration for the event is now open.

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.

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This year more than 3,700 nominations were considered in the judging process by more than 240 professionals, whose average ratings determined the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners announced earlier this month. For a complete list of the 2023 Stevie Award winners, visit

The Best of the ABA Awards are best-of-competition prizes awarded to the organizations that submit the best body of work to the competition, in their own name or in the names of one or more clients, or have the highest-rated nomination in the competition. Grand Stevie Awards cannot be applied for directly.

2023 Grand Stevie winners in The American Business Awards are as follows:

Highest-rated New Product or Service of the Year: There is a tie this year for this Grand Stevie Award, with both nominations receiving average scores from the judges of 9.0/10.  Both are in the competition’s categories that recognize excellence in education-related products and services:

  • The Chief Information Security Officer Business Simulation, nominated by Advantexe Learning Solutions, West Conshohocken, PA, also won a Gold Stevie for Best Game-based Curriculum Solution
  • Kiddopia, Wilmington, DE, a subscription-based early learning app for kids ages 2-7, also won Gold for Best PreK / Early Childhood Learning Solution 

Highest-Rated Nomination of the Year: With a perfect score from the judges of 10.0/10.0, the “Ask The Question - Suicide Awareness PSA Campaign,” submitted by Avera Health, an integrated health system based in Sioux Falls, SD, also won Gold for Communications or PR Campaign of the Year – Healthcare in the competition’s public relations categories.

Most Honored Marketing Agency of the Year: FG|PG, Huntington, CA is one of the largest WBENC-certified woman-owned marketing experience creative and production agencies in the country.  The agency earned 27 award points for nine Gold Stevie Awards in the competition’s event categories, all for the immersive experience event it created for Marvel SNAP, a partnership among Bytedance, Marvel, and Nuverse.

Most Honored Public Relations Agency: Lumina Communications, with offices in New York and Silicon Valley, earned 27.5 award points for Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie wins for nominations submitted on behalf of clients Aryaka, Cowbell Cyber, DoControl, Gluware Inc., Keysight Technologies, Salt Security, SlashNext, Solvo, and Whatfix.

Organization of the Year: For the second year in a row the winner is AT&T, Dallas, TX, which earned 39 points for Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevies earned primarily by AT&T Business Multimedia Solutions. As the first truly modern media company, AT&T has been changing the way people live, work and play for the past 145 years. AT&T also won Grand Stevie Awards in the ABAs from 2013-2016. This award is determined by 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.  

Sponsors of The 2023 American Business Awards include HCLTech, Melissa Sones Consulting, and SoftPro.

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