The Stevie® Awards, organizer of the world’s premier business awards programs, announced the winners of five Grand Stevie® Award trophies in its seventh annual Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards. The Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards are the only awards to recognize innovation in the workplace throughout the entire 29-nation in Asia-Pacific region. All organizations in the region are eligible to submit nominations.
Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners in the various categories were announced on 8 July. Those awards were determined by the average scores of more than 100 executives worldwide acting as judges in May and June. Winners will be celebrated during a virtual awards ceremony on Tuesday, 22 September at 2 pm, KST. Tickets for the event are now on sale.
The 2020 Grand Stevie® Award for Organization of the Year goes to SM Prime Holdings, the Philippines, owner of SM Supermalls and Shopping Center Management, which earned 56.5 points from three Gold, 11 Silver, and 17 Bronze Stevie wins. SM Supermalls also won this honor in 2019.
Grand Stevie winners also include those with the highest-scoring nominations in the four nations that submitted the most nominations:
Australia: OnAIR by EventsAIR - the Virtual/Hybrid Event Solution, Gold Stevie winner for Award for the Innovation in Technology Development > Computer Industries
China: Application of IoT Technology to Demand Control Ventilation in Carpark at Three Garden Road, Hong Kong, Gold Stevie-winning nomination for Award for Innovation in Technology Management, Planning & Implementation > All Other Industries submitted by Great Eagle Holdings Limited
Philippines: CultureCX Fuels Employee and Client Success, TTEC's Gold Stevie Award-winning nomination for Award for the Innovative Use of Technology in Human Resources > All Other Industries
South Korea: Kyoung Gu Kang, Team Leader, D.TRIBE, Gold Stevie winner for Most Innovative Marketing or Advertising Professional of the Year
The 2020 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards have recognized organizations in 20 nations including Australia, China including Hong Kong and Macao, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Vietnam. More than 1000 nominations about innovative achievements in the 29-nation of the APAC region were considered by the judges this year.
“Though 2020 has had more challenging times than anyone expected, the Grand Stevie Awards winners prove that through determination, resiliency, and innovation that it’s still possible to succeed during rough times” said Maggie Gallagher, President of the Stevie Awards. “We commend this year’s Stevie Award winners for their achievements, and we look forward to celebrating them on 22 September.”
Details about the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards and the 22 September awards ceremony, and the list of Stevie Award winners, are available at http://Asia.Stevieawards.com.
Sponsors and partners of the 2020 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards include adobo magazine and PR Newswire Asia.