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The Stevie Awards

August 11, 2016 09:00 ET

Brazilian Businesses Win Big in 13th Annual International Business Awards

Stevie® Award Winners to Be Recognized at Gala Event in Rome, Italy on 21 October

FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 11, 2016) - The Olympics aren't the only competition in which Brazilians will excel this summer.

Stevie® Award winners in The 13th Annual International Business Awards, the world's only international, all-encompassing business awards program, were announced today, and five companies in Brazil are among this year's Stevie winners. 

The complete list of Stevie winners by category is available at The awards will be presented at a gala event on Friday, 21 October at the Rome Cavalieri Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Rome, Italy.

Five Brazilian companies won a total of eight Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Awards in a variety of categories. The big winner was Elle Magazine of Sao Paulo, a pioneer in the discussion about the diversity of beauty, fashion and lifestyle. Elle won Gold and Silver Stevies, with the Gold win coming in the marketing categories for their #youonthecover campaign.

Imagem Corpativa, the Sao Paolo communications consultancy, is also a Gold Stevie winner, named Public Relations Agency of the Year in Mexico, Central and South America.  

Other Brazilian companies winning Silver or Bronze Stevie Awards include DHL Express Brazil, Itaú Unibanco Holding S.A., and Textual Comunicação.

Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie winners were selected from more than 3,800 nominations received from organizations and individuals in more than 60 nations. All organizations worldwide are eligible to compete in The International Business Awards. Categories range from management awards, company of the year awards, marketing awards, public relations awards, customer service awards, human resources awards, new product awards, IT awards, web site awards, and more.

More than 200 executives worldwide participated in the judging process this year to determine the Stevie winners.

About The Stevie Awards
The Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: The American Business Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, and the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards. 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, and follow the Stevie Awards on Twitter @TheStevieAwards.

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