5th Annual Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards issues call for entries

Asia-Pacific Stevie Award winners in 2017.

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct 31: The Stevie Awards has issued a call for entries for the 2018 (fifth annual) Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the only business awards programme to recognise innovation in business throughout the entire Asia-Pacific region.

The early-bird entry deadline is Nov 29. The final entry deadline is Feb 7, 2018, but late entries will be accepted through March 14 with the payment of a late fee. Complete entry details are available at http://Asia.StevieAwards.com.

The Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards are open to all organisations in the 22 nations of the Asia-Pacific region: large and small, for-profit and non-profit, public and private. The awards focus on recognising innovation in all its forms, wherever it is achieved in the workplace. Entries are accepted in seven languages.

Categories include:
– Annual Report Awards and Other Publication Awards
– Customer Service Awards
– Company/Organisation Awards
– Human Resources Awards
– Information Technology Awards
– Management Awards
– Marketing Awards
– New Product Awards
– Corporate Communications, IR, and PR Awards
– Website Awards and Smartphone and Tablet App Awards

New awards categories introduced for 2018 include Award for Innovative Management in Government, Award for Innovative Management in Non-Profit Organisation or NGOs and Award for Innovative Management in Public Enterprises.

Asia-Pacific Stevie Award winners will be announced on April 18. Winners will be celebrated and presented their awards during a gala banquet on June 1 in Hong Kong.

Scores of professionals from throughout the region will participate in the judging process to determine the Stevie winners.

Some of the Asia-Pacific region’s most innovative organisations have won Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards in the past four years including ABS-CBN Corporation, Bangkok Health Research Center, Delta Air Lines, Freelancer.com, GE Indonesia, Globe Telecom, Hong Kong Tourism Board, Huawei, Maras Group, MetLife Asia Ltd., MSLGROUP China, Ooredoo, PT Petrokimia Gresik, Samsung, Seoul Metropolitan Government, Singapore Power, Sony, Telkom Indonesia, Xiaomi, and more.

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programmes: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers and the Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 nominations each year from organisations in more than 60 nations. The Stevies recognise outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com. — Bernama