SOURCE: The Stevie Awards
May 13, 2010 12:00 ET
2010 American Business Awards(SM) Announce Finalists for Coveted Annual Honors
8th Annual Stevie® Awards Will Be Presented on June 21 in New York City
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 13, 2010) - Finalists were announced today in The 8th Annual American Business Awards. Companies as diverse as Apple, Ford Motor Company, Life Technologies and PepsiCo are among those recognized. For a full list of Finalists, please visit: www.stevieawards.com/aba.
The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit entries -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.
This year's Stevie Award winners will be announced during the annual gala on Monday, June 21 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. More than six-hundred executives from across the U.S.A. are expected to attend. The event will benefit Oceana (oceana.org), the largest international organization focused solely on ocean conservation. The ceremonies will be broadcast on radio nationwide by the Business TalkRadio Network.
More than 2,700 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Corporate Environmental Responsibility Program of the Year.
Members of the Awards' Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and specialized final judging committees will select Stevie Award winners from among Finalists in final judging that will continue through May 28. Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May.
For press credentials for the awards banquet or for more information, contact Nicole Amato, Nicole@mediashoppr.com, (212)-867-8778 x226.
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 about The Stevie Awards at http://www.stevieawards.com/, and follow the Stevie Awards on Twitter
Sponsors and partners of The 2010 American Business Awards include Infogroup, Netezza, CIGNA, Citrix Online, Epic Media Group, High Performance Technologies Inc., imagistic, John Hancock, LifeLock, Lionbridge, PetRays, RCN, and SoftPro.