World’s Top Honors Accepting Nominations Through January 11
The final entry deadline for the 2017 (11th annual) Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service is Wednesday, January 11. Entry kits and complete details on the competition are available at http://www.StevieAwards.com/Sales.
These are the world’s top honors for customer service, contact center, business development and sales professionals. All organizations and individuals worldwide may submit nominations. The 2017 awards will recognize achievements since July 1, 2015.
Finalists will be announced on Thursday, January 19. Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners in the competition will be announced at a gala awards banquet on Friday, February 24 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Attendance is not required to win.
The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service feature more than 135 sales awards, customer service awards, business development awards, new product awards and solution provider awards categories. Entrants may submit any number of nominations to any number of categories.
The competition will be judged by more than 150 professionals around the world, and nominees will have access to all of the judges’ comments about their entries – an invaluable resource.
The 2017 program offers new categories for new products and services and solution providers. New categories for new products and services include Customer Service or Sales Book of the Year, Customer Service Training Product of the Year and Sales Training Product of the Year. The new solution provider category for 2017 is Leadership or Management Training Practice of the Year.
2017 will see the return of a popular feature of the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. All finalists in the Customer Service Department of the Year categories will be included in the People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service, a worldwide public vote. Voting will open January 19 and close February 10. Winners of the public vote will receive a special crystal People’s Choice Stevie Award trophy.
Winners of the 2016 edition of the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service included Cars.com, Comcast, CubeSmart, Delta Air Lines, Etiya, eZCom Software, FedEx, HubSpot, Kohl’s Department Stores, Office Depot, SAVO, ShopKeep POS, Vestmark, and VIZIO, Inc., among others.
The 2017 entry kit and a complete history of the awards program are available at http://www.StevieAwards.com/Sales.