Fairfax, VA (PRESS RELEASE – March 27, 2010) – The Stevie Awards today issued a call for entries for the Seventh Annual International Business Awards, the awards that honor achievements in the workplace worldwide, from the executive suite to the factory floor. The 2010 awards will be presented this fall in Istanbul, Turkey and will recognize work since 1 January 2009.
The International Business Awards are the only global, independent business awards program. All organizations worldwide may participate – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The entry deadline is 12 May. Late entries will be accepted through 9 June, and results will be announced in early July. Entry details are available at www.stevieawards.com/iba.
Entries may be submitted in multiple languages and are accepted in various categories ranging from Executive of the Year and Most Innovative Company of the Year to Human Resources Department of the Year and Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year. New categories in 2010 include 13 Communications or PR Campaign of the Year categories, 33 industry-specific categories for advertising campaigns, 33 industry-specific categories for web sites and blogs, and two new Marketing Campaign of the Year categories, among others. For a full list of categories please visit: http://www.stevieawards.com/pubs/iba/awards/171_695_3021.cfm.
“Executives, workers and their organizations worldwide are under pressure to perform despite the difficult economic environment, and many continue to innovate and thrive,” said Michael Gallagher, president of The Stevie Awards. “Participation in The International Business Awards is a great way to boost morale and to celebrate those individual and organizational achievements during challenging economic times.”
The 6th Annual International Business Awards were presented in September 2009 in New York City to organizations from 27 nations including ASDA\\\\\\\’A Burson Marsteller, Bank of Montreal, Core Spirit, Gameforce AG, The Procter & Gamble Company, Turk Telekom, Wipro Ltd. and Xinhua Sports & Entertainment Limited. 2009 results are summarized at http://www.stevieawards.com/pubs/iba/awards/408_2219_19926.cfm.
To request an entry kit for The 2010 International Business Awards, visit www.stevieawards.com/iba.
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. 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 http://www.stevieawards.com/, and follow the Stevie Awards on Twitter @TheStevieAwards.
Sponsor of the awards for management, large companies, and small companies in The 2010 International Business Awards is Infogroup. Localization partner of the 2010 Stevie Awards is Lionbridge.