SOURCE: The Stevie Awards

September 17, 2008 10:46 ET

Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service Seeks World's Best Professionals, Departments

Worldwide Call for Entries Issued - October 15 Entry Deadline

FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwire - September 17, 2008) - Giving customer service and sales professionals the opportunity to be recognized for the results they achieve every day for their customers and companies, the Third Annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service (formerly called the Selling Power Sales Excellence Awards) issued a call for entries today.

Entry kits for the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are available at http://www.stevieawards.com/sales. The entry deadline is October 15. Late entries will be accepted through November 14 with a late fee.

All for-profit and non-profit organizations worldwide are eligible to submit entries. There are 27 categories for customer service professionals, including Contact Center of the Year, Award for Innovation in Customer Service, and Customer Service Department of the Year; as well as 41 categories for sales professionals, ranging from Global Sales Leader of the Year to Sales Training Program of the Year to Sales Department of the Year. For a full list of categories, please visit: http://www.stevieawards.com/pubs/sales/general/399_2065_13423.cfm.

The Third Annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service will be presented at a gala banquet event in Las Vegas in early February 2009.

The winners of the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service in 2007 included Best Buy, Careerbuilder.com, FedEx, Genentech, Heartland Payment Systems, Marriott International, Richardson, Salesforce.com, and Sales Partnerships. A full list of 2007 honorees is available at http://www.stevieawards.com/pubs/sales/awards/398_2081_14151.cfm.

For entry kits and more information, please visit http://www.stevieawards.com/sales or contact The Stevie Awards by phone (703) 547-8389 or email info@stevieawards.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 companies 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.

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