Tenth Annual International Business Awards Issues Call for Entries

Tenth Annual International Business Awards Issues Call for Entries 
Stevie Awards to Be Presented This Fall in Barcelona 
FAIRFAX, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/23/13 --  The Stevie(R) 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 entrie
s 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. 
Contact:
Liz Dean
liz@thestevies.com
+1 703-547-8389