The final entry deadline for the 2020 (17th annual) edition of The International Business Awards (R) is Tuesday, July 28.

The International Business Awards are widely considered to be the world’s premier business awards competition.  In 2019 the competition attracted more than 4000 nominations from organisations in more than 70 nations. All individuals and organisations worldwide—public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small—may submit nominations to The International Business Awards.

Juries featuring more than 150 executives will determine the Stevie Award winners. The Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced on September 9. Stevie Award winners will be honored at a virtual awards ceremony this year. New this year are a variety of COVID-19 response awards categories that do not have entry fees. These aim to honor heroes of every industry including medical, education, food delivery, media, public service, business response, and more.

The International Business Awards recognise achievement in every facet of the workplace. Categories include: Management Awards, Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, Company of hte Year Awards, Customer Service Awards, Human Resources Awards, Information Technology Awards, Marketing Awards, New Product Awards, Public Relations Awards, Website Awards, Smartphone and Tablet App, and other media awards.

The IBAs feature more than 40 categories that do not require the payment of entry fees, including all 35 of the Company/Organisation of the Year categories, and that there are many new and revised features of the IBAs for 2020, including nine new categories to recognise singular business achievements in areas such as business turnaround, finance, revenue generation, and science and technology, among others. The simplification of submission requirements in the Company/Organisation, Corporate Communications & Public Relations, Marketing, and New Product & Product Management category groups.

Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, and the new Middle East Stevie Awards. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organisations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognise outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.

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