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ENTRY DEADLINE FOR 2004 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AWARDS
IS EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 21
First Worldwide, All-Encompassing Business Awards Seeking
Nominations of Companies, Individuals, Teams, and
Advertising & Corporate Media
New York, NY – October 16, 2003 – Due to the overwhelming numbers of requests for deadline extensions received for The 2004 International Business Awards - "The International Stevie Awards," the organizers have officially extended the entry deadline to Friday, November 21.
"To date we have received several hundred nominations from companies large and small around the world," said Stevie Awards founder and president Michael Gallagher. "But we've also received scores of requests for deadline extensions. We're extending the deadline so that every company has the opportunity to participate in the first edition of this important new award."
He added that entrants will not be charged any late or penalty fees, and that nominations submitted after the original entry deadline (October 15) will in no way be penalized.
For information on submitting nominations, visit the Awards Web site at www.stevieawards.com/iba, or contact the Stevie Awards office at 11 Penn Plaza, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10001; phone 212-946-4773; fax 212-504-3014; email email@example.com.
About The Stevie Awards
The Stevies were created to honor and generate public recognition of the efforts, accomplishments, and positive contributions of companies and business people worldwide. Beginning with the introduction of The American Business AwardsSM in 2002, and The International Business AwardsSM in 2003, the organization’s mission is to raise the profile of exemplary companies and individuals among the press, the business community, and the general public. The New York Post called the Stevies "the business world's own Oscar Awards."
Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Awards recognize outstanding leadership, innovation, perseverance, creativity, teamwork, and integrity through more than 40 categories.
Sponsors of the 2004 International Business Awards include BusinessDay, BusinessTalkRadio Network, Financial Times, Mundo Ejecutivo, Propaganda & Marketing, Selling Power Magazine, and Semana Economica.
Learn about the sponsors at: http://www.stevieawards.com/pubs/iba/general/173_708_3161.CFM