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2009 AMERICAN BUSINESS AWARDS ANNOUNCE FINALISTS FOR COVETED ANNUAL HONORS
Stevie® Award Winners to Be Honored June 22 in New York City; Event Will Benefit SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business
New York, NY – May 20, 2009 – Companies as diverse as BMO Capital Markets, Doral Bank, Harris Corporation, KPMG, and MWW Group are among those vying for Stevie Awards in The Seventh Annual American Business Awards. Finalists are now listed at www.stevieawards.com/aba.
The American Business Awards honor achievements in the American workplace, from the executive suite to the mailroom. More than 2,600 entries were submitted this year in more than 40 categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Executive of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Best New Product or Service of the Year.
Finalists were selected by business professionals nationwide during more than five weeks of preliminary judging. Members of the Awards' Boards of Distinguished Judges & Advisors, plus business leaders on nine specialized judging committees, will perform final judging through June 3 to determine this year’s Stevie Award winners.
Nicknamed Stevie for the Greek word “crowned,” the coveted award was designed by the same company that makes the Oscar® and other major awards. Stevie winners will be announced during a banquet at New York’s Marriott Marquis Hotel on Monday, June 22. The event will be broadcast nationwide by the Business TalkRadio Network. Tickets are on sale now.
A portion of each ticket sold will be contributed to SCORE, "Counselors to America's Small Business," a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide. Learn more at www.score.org.
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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 at www.stevieawards.com.
Supporting sponsors of The 2009 American Business Awards include High Performance Technologies Inc., John Hancock, Lifelock, RCN Corporation, Softpro, and Ultimate Software. Media sponsor is the Business TalkRadio Network. Localization partner of the 2009 Stevie Awards is Lionbridge.