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The Stevie Awards

May 12, 2011 12:00 ET

2011 American Business Awards(SM) Announce Finalists for Coveted Annual Honors

Voting Now Open for People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Products

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 12, 2011) - Finalists were announced today in The 9th Annual American Business Awards. Companies as diverse as Apple, Groupon, General Electric, Procter & Gamble, and The Walt Disney Company are among those recognized. Lists of Finalists by category have been published at http://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 nominations -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

This year's Stevie® Award trophy winners will be announced during the annual gala on June 20 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York. More than six-hundred executives are expected to attend. The event will benefit Camfed, which fights poverty and HIV/AIDS in Africa by educating girls and empowering women to become leaders of change. The ceremonies will be broadcast nationwide by the Business TalkRadio Network.

A record number of nominations were submitted this year with more than 2,800 from organizations of all sizes and from virtually every industry. The ABAs include a wide variety of categories including management awards, new product awards, marketing awards, public relations awards, human resources awards, information technology awards, web site awards, and more.

Members of 10 specialized final judging committees will select Stevie Award winners from among Finalists in judging that will begin next week. Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May.

Voting opened today for the People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products, a component of The American Business Awards that invites the general public to vote for their favorite new products in a number of categories including Favorite New Smartphone, Favorite New Tablet, Favorite New Consumer Product, and Favorite New Smartphone or Tablet App. Voting is open through June 3 at http://www.stevieawards.com/FavoriteNewProducts.peopleschoice.

For press credentials for the June 20 awards banquet or for more information, contact nicole@mediashoppr.com.

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
@TheStevieAwards.

Sponsors and partners of The 2011 American Business Awards include Infogroup, IBM Netezza, American Support, Citrix Online, Epic Media Group, High Performance Technologies Inc., iolo technologies, LifeLock, Merisel, PetRays, SDL, SoftPro, and Vérité, Inc.

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