Grand Stevie Award Winners Announced in The 2024 American Business Awards®

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Thu, May 02, 2024 @ 01:00 PM

Delta Dental of Kansas, 5W Public Relations Among Those to Win Big in 22nd American Business Awards

The Stevie® Awards announced today the Grand Stevie Award winners in The 22nd Annual American Business Awards® competition. Winners will be honored during the ABA awards banquet on June 11, 2024 in New York City. Registration for the event is now open.

All organizations operating in the USA - 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 300 professionals, whose average ratings determined the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners announced in April. For a complete list of the 2024 Stevie Award winners, visit

The Grand Stevie Awards are best-of-competition prizes awarded to only a handful of 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. The Grand Stevie Award trophy cannot be applied for directly.

2024 Grand Stevie winners in The American Business Awards are as follows:

Organization of the Year: With 36.5 award points, earned through seven Gold, four Silver, and five Bronze Stevie wins, Delta Dental of Kansas, Wichita, is the most honored organization in The 2024 American Business Awards. The firm is the largest dental benefits company in Kansas.  As a member of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a national network of dental service corporations, they share in the role of being the largest dental carrier in the USA. 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.

Highest-rated New Product or Service of the Year: with an average score from the judges of 9 out of a possible 10, the nomination of the SugarCRM Platform by SugarCRM, Cupertino, California, received the highest average score of all new product or service nominations this year. The nomination also won the Gold Stevie for Best Relationship Management Solution.

Highest-Rated Nomination of the Year: with an average score of 9/5/10.0, the "Launch campaign of - EY's unifying AI platform," submitted by EY GS LLP, the global business consultancy, also won Gold for New Product or Service Introduction of the Year in the competition's marketing categories.

Most Honored Marketing Agency of the Year: Red @ Vanguard is the in-house agency at Vanguard, in Malvern, Pennsylvania. The agency earned 14 points for Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award-winning nominations for its work in support of personal investor marketing at Vanguard.

Most Honored Public Relations Agency: 5W Public Relations, based in New York, New York, earned 22 award points for Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie wins for nominations submitted on behalf of itself and clients, Epres, Foxwoods Resort Casino, G-SHOCK, InDrive, Perion, Restaurantware, and The Strong National Museum of Play. 5WPR last won this Grand Stevie in 2021.

One final group of 2024 winners, determined by a public vote in the People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products component of the ABAs, will be announced in late May.

Sponsors of The 22nd annual American Business Awards include Golden Hour, Melissa Sones Consulting, and SoftPro.

Nominations for the 2025 edition of The American Business Awards will be accepted starting this October. The entry kit may be requested at

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