Mobile Site & App Awards Revamped for 2017 American Business Awards

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Fri, Feb 10, 2017 @ 05:18 PM

The 15th annual American Business Awards are the premier business awards competition in the U.S.A. They attract more than 3,000 nominations from organizations nationwide each year.


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The American Business Awards recognize achievement in every facet of the workplace. Full entry details are available at

The entry deadline is Thursday, February 16 but late entries will be accepted through Wednesday, March 15.

There are more than 30 categories for Mobile Site Awards & App Awards, and many of them are new for the 2017 competition. These categories are simple to enter because your mobile website or app is what is being judged -- a long submission essay is not required.

Information to be submitted online for entries in these categories for the 2017 ABAs will include:

a. An essay of up to 200 words describing the mobile site’s or app's purpose and results to date.

b. The mobile site or app itself, in the form of a demonstration video of up to three (3) minutes in length. You must attach the video to your entry through our attachment/link uploading tool. 

c.. Optional: list the people and organizations who contributed to your site or app, whether it was creative, production or development services.

Mobile Site Awards & App Awards:

Note the new categories for 2017 are highlighted in red.

F55. Business/Government
F56. Education & Reference
F57. Entertainment
F58. Events
F59. Experimental & Innovation
F60. Family & Kids (new category for 2017)
F61. Fashion & Beauty (new category for 2017)
F62. Financial Services / Banking (new category for 2017)
F63. Fitness & Recreation (new category for 2017)
F64. Food & Drink (new category for 2017)
F65. Games
F66. Guides/Ratings/Reviews
F67. Health (new category for 2017)
F68. Integrated Mobile Experience
F69. Lifestyle
F70. Magazine / Editorial (new category for 2017)
F71. Marketing
F72. Messaging (new category for 2017)
F73. Music
F74. News
F75. Productivity (new category for 2017)
F76. Professional Education
F77. Professional Services (new category for 2017)
F78. Public Service & Activism (new category for 2017)
F79. Real Estate (new category for 2017)
F80. School / University (new category for 2017)
F81. Shopping
F82. Social
F83. Sports
F84. Training
F85. Travel
F86. Utilities & Services

App Award winners in The 2016 American Business Awards include:

Business/Government – Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations and Business Services Industries
EffectiveUI, Denver, CO: City and County of Denver’s PocketGov Web App Allows Citizens to Interact with Government from Anywhere

Business/Government – All Other Industries
Applied Systems, University Park, IL: Applied Mobile

Education & Reference
Neocate, Rockville, MD: Neocate Footsteps App

BMO Capital Markets, Chicago, IL: Global Metals and Mining Conference App

Experimental & Innovation
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:, Atlanta, GA: Sharecare Voice App

Integrated Mobile Experience
LogMeIn, Boston, MA:

ACTIVE Network, Dallas, TX: Couch to 5K: Running App, Training Coach and GPS Tracker

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