FAIRFAX, Virginia, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
- Awards to be Presented This Autumn in Abu Dhabi
The Stevie(R) Awards today issued the call for entries for the Eighth Annual International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards competition which last year attracted nominations from more than 40 nations.
All individuals and organisations worldwide - public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small - may submit nominations to the IBAs. The early-bird entry deadline, offering discounted entry fees, is 12 April. The final entry deadline is 11 May and results will be announced in early July. Entry details are available at http://www.stevieawards.com/iba.
"The International Business Awards are the pre-eminent indicator of achievement in the global business community and are judged by a panel of more than 150 business leaders," said Michael Gallagher, president of The Stevie Awards. "Each year we celebrate the achievements of individuals and organisations who are making a positive difference for their customers, their shareholders, their employees, and their communities."
The International Business Awards recognise achievement in every facet of the workplace including management, human resources, IT, marketing, advertising,
PR and digital.
2011 honorees will be celebrated at the 8th annual awards banquet on Tuesday, 11 October at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, hosted under the patronage of H.E. Sheikha Lubna Al Qassimi, Minister for Foreign Trade, United Arab Emirates.
The 7th Annual International Business Awards were presented in September 2010 in Istanbul, Turkey. Winners in the UK included Astra Zeneca, Datanomic, Love Film, Nokia Corp, The Reading Room, The Royal College of Nursing, Telecity, Touch Bionics, and Weber Shandwick.
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. Honouring organisations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognise outstanding performance in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at http://www.stevieawards.com/, and follow the Stevie Awards on Twitter @TheStevieAwards.
Sponsors of The 2011 International Business Awards include IIR Exhibitions, the Korea Business Communications Association, Netezza Corporation, and Smart Reader Worldwide.
SOURCE The Stevie Awards