Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners in the 2021 (18th annual) Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, an international competition, were announced on September 23. The awards shine a spotlight on women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and organizations run by women.
Winners of five Grand Stevie Award trophies, the highest honor in the competition, were announced today.
Grand Stevie Award trophies are presented to five organizations that submitted the best body of nominations to the competition, in their own names or in the names of one or more clients. Winners were determined by the number of Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Awards won in the competition, with three points earned for each Gold Stevie win, two for each Silver win, and one-and-a-half points for each Bronze Stevie win. The Grand Stevie Award winners for 2021 are:
- The Audacious Agency, Gold Coast, Australia, with 56 award points. The agency was also a Grand Stevie Award winner in 2020 and 2019.
- IBM, worldwide (24.5 points)
- New American Funding, Tustin, CA USA (21.5 points)
- AlterContacts, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (19.5 points)
- Melissa Sones Consulting, New York, NY USA (17.5 points) was also among the Grand Stevie honorees in 2020 and 2019.
More than 1,500 nominations from organizations and individuals around the world were submitted this year for consideration in categories such as COVID-19 Response, Entrepreneur of the Year, Executive of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, and Startup of the Year, among others. More than 160 business professionals working in eight specialized judging committees determined the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners.
Visit http://www.StevieAwards.com/Women for a complete list of Stevie winners by category. Winners will be celebrated during a virtual ceremony on January 13, 2022.
The 2021 Stevie Awards for Women in Business event will be complemented by the fourth annual Women|Future Conference, a five-day networking and learning event for female founders, business owners, entrepreneurs and women looking to move forward in their careers, also held virtually November 1-5. Registration is just $115, or $49 for current students with an active student ID. Details and registration are available at www.WomenFutureConference.com.