Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Business Awards Program to Celebrate Excellence Worldwide at Paris Event

FAIRFAX, VA -- (Marketwired) -- High-achieving organizations and executives around the world have been announced as Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie® Award winners in The 11th Annual International Business Awards, the world's only international, all-encompassing business awards program.

Nicknamed the Stevies from the Greek word "crowned," the awards will be presented at a gala event on Friday, 10 October at the Westin Vendôme Hotel in Paris, France. Tickets for the event are on sale now at

Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie winners were selected from more than 3,500 nominations received from organizations and individuals in more than 60 nations. All organizations worldwide are eligible to compete in The International Business Awards, and can submit entries in a wide range of categories, including management awards, company of the year awards, marketing awards, public relations awards, customer service awards, human resources awards, new product awards, IT awards, web site awards, and more.

More than 250 executives worldwide participated in the judging process this year.

The top Gold Stevies winner this year are Quality Systems, Inc. (USA) and Weber Shandwick, worldwide, with seven each. Accenture (USA), Akbank (Turkey), LLORENTE Y CUENCA (Spain), MSLGROUP worldwide, MWW Group (USA), and Plasenta Conversation Agency (Turkey) are runners-up with five each. Winners of four Gold Stevies are AT&T (USA), CallidusCloud (USA), Jack Morton Worldwide, Maras Group (Australia), and Oxford City Football Club (USA).

Among the winners of three Gold Stevie Awards are Advanced Bionics (USA), AECOM (USA), ASDA'A Burson-Marsteller (United Arab Emirates), DHL Express worldwide, Globe Telecom (Philippines), Kanyon (Turkey), Odea Bank (Turkey), and PS Communication (Denmark).

A complete list of all 2014 Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners by category is available at

"The entries we received this year were some of the most noteworthy we have ever seen," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "We congratulate all of the winners, and we look forward to recognizing them for their achievements at our gala event in Paris on 10 October."

Next week the winners of the Best of the IBA Awards, five best-of-competition prizes, will be announced.

For high-resolution photos of the Stevie Award trophy or International Business Awards logo, visit Other information and resources for press are available at

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The sixth program, the new German Stevie Awards, will open for entries on 18 August. 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 and on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.

Media Contact:

Maggie Gallagher
Communications Manager
The Stevie Awards
[email protected]
telephone: +1-703-547-8389


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