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Callidus Software Inc.

August 22, 2013 07:00 ET

CallidusCloud Honored With Nine Wins in the 2013 International Business Awards

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 22, 2013) - Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in sales and marketing effectiveness software, announced today they won nine Stevies® in the 2013 International Business Awards. CallidusCloud was recognized in nine categories including the Best New Product, Best Marketing App and Marketing Team of the Year categories. Additionally, CallidusCloud received the prestigious Grand Stevie award reserved for the most successful companies in the International Business Awards program.

"It's extremely rewarding to see that out of more than 3,000 nominations, our unrivalled products and teams were honored," said Leslie Stretch, President and CEO at CallidusCloud. "We strive to develop ground-breaking solutions that simplify the sales process to drive more revenue, faster. The recognition of our products in International Business Awards further validates the importance of accelerating and maximizing the lead to money process. Delivering value to our customers with the most innovative solutions in the market is what drives us as a company."

The International Business Awards are the world's premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small -- are eligible to submit nominations. The 2013 IBAs received entries from more than 50 nations and territories.

More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration. Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 250 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.

"The 2013 International Business Awards are noteworthy for featuring the best collection of entries we have ever received," said Michael Gallagher, President and Founder of the Stevie Awards. "The judges have been unanimous in their comments about the quality of achievements, and the expertise with which they were portrayed, in the nominations we received this year. We extend our most heartfelt congratulations to all of this year's Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners."

CallidusCloud's nine awards include:

  • Grand Stevie for Most Recognized Companies
  • Gold in the 'Sales Technology' category for MySalesGame
  • Gold in the 'Marketing Team of the Year' category
  • Silver in the 'Sales Product' category for MySalesGame
  • Silver in the 'Computer Software' category for Best Website
  • Bronze in the 'Marketing' category for our Sales and Marketing Effectiveness Suite
  • Bronze in the 'Best New Product of the Year - Business to Business Software' category for our Sales and Marketing Effectiveness Suite
  • Bronze in the 'Best New Product of the Year - New Version' category for our Sales and Marketing Effectiveness Suite
  • Bronze in the 'Marketing Department of the Year' category

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for "crowned," the awards will be presented to winners at a gala awards banquet at the W Hotel in Barcelona, Spain on 14 October. 

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About CallidusCloud
CallidusCloud®, (NASDAQ: CALD), is the leading provider of sales and marketing effectiveness software. CallidusCloud enables organizations to accelerate and maximize their lead to money process with their complete suite of solutions that identify the right leads, ensure proper territory and quota distribution, enable sales forces, automate quote and proposal generation, and streamline sales compensation -- driving bigger deals, faster. Over 2000 leading organizations, across all industries, rely on CallidusCloud for their lead to money process for better marketing and smarter selling. For more information, please visit

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in five programs: The International Business Awards, The American Business Awards, the Asia-Pacific Stevie 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

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