FAIRFAX, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/23/13 -- The Stevie® Awards today issued the call for entries for The 10th Annual International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards competition, which last year attracted nominations from more than 50 nations and territories.
All individuals and organizations worldwide -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small -- may submit nominations to The International Business Awards. The final entry deadline is 15 May. Late entries will be accepted through 12 June, and results will be announced in mid-August. Entry details are available at www.StevieAwards.com/IBA.
Stevie Awards will be conferred at three levels of distinction: Gold, Silver and Bronze. New for 2013, several Grand Stevie Awards will be conferred as best-of-competition prizes. The Stevie Award trophies, made by the company that makes the Oscar and other major international awards, are among the world's most coveted prizes. Stevie Award winners will be selected by an international judging panel of more than 200 executives.
The International Business Awards recognize achievement in every facet of the workplace. Categories include:
•Management Awards •Company of the Year Awards •Customer Service Awards •Human Resources Awards •Information Technology Awards •Marketing Awards •New Product Awards •Public Relations Awards •Web Site Awards, Smartphone and Tablet App, and other media awards
For a full list of categories visit: http://www.stevieawards.com/pubs/iba/awards/171_695_3021.cfm.
The 2013 International Business Awards will include the People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Companies, in which the general public worldwide will vote for their favorite companies. Each company honored with a Gold, Silver or Bronze Stevie Award in The International Business Awards' company of the year categories will automatically be included in people's choice voting. Voting will open on 15 August.
Because 2013 Stevie Award winners will be celebrated on Monday, 14 October at the W Hotel in Barcelona, Spain, all organizations in Spain may submit an unlimited number of entries to the IBAs this year without having to pay the entry fees.
The 9th Annual International Business Awards were presented in October 2012 in Seoul, South Korea. Stevie winners included A.P. Moller Maersk AS, Accenture, Coca Cola Turkey, Delta Air Lines, Inc., Etisalat Group, HSBC, Hyundai Motor Company, Infosys, Lenovo Group, Qualcomm Incorporated, Samsung Electronics, TATA Power, and Unilever, among others. 2012 results are summarized at http://www.stevieawards.com/pubs/iba/awards/408_2219_21728.cfm.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. A fifth program, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, will debut later this year. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com, and follow the Stevie Awards on Twitter @TheStevieAwards.
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