The finalists for in the 14th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business have been announced, as the event for the world’s top honours for women entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organisations they run approaches. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are produced by the creators of the prestigious American Business Awards and International Business Awards. The Stevies are widely considered to be the world’s premier business awards.
Among the finalists of this year’s Stevie Awards for Women in Business are ten companies and women from the UK that have prevailed over the global competition. The organisation with most finalist nominations from the UK is Tropic Skincare. The London based cosmetic company is candidate for five Stevie Awards in the categories Women of the Year, Female entrepreneur of the Year (Consumer Products – 11 to 2,500 Employees), Young Female Entrepreneur of the Year, Company of the Year (Consumer Products – More Than 10 Employees) and Fastest Growing Company of the Year.
Another company with multiple finalists is the Vodaphone PLC Group Enterprise with three award winning entries in the categories Female Executive of the Year (Business Services – More Than 2,500 Employees), Most Innovative Women of the Year (Business Services) and Women of the Year – Technology. In for two Stevie Awards is the London based PR agency GingerMay PR (London) in the categories Women-Run Workplace of the Year (More Than 10 Employees) and Fastest Growing Company of the Year.
Other finalists in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business include Jones Publishing (London,) SUITCASE Group (London), WERKIN (London), Global Listings Limited (London), Talbots Consortium Ltd (Birmingham), #CookForSyria (London) and The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (London).
This year’s Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced at an awards dinner at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City on 17th November. More than 500 women and their guests from around the world are expected to attend the presentations, which will be broadcast live on livestream.
More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year by organisations and individuals around the world for consideration in more than 90 categories including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Startup of the Year, Women Helping Women and Women-Run Workplace of the Year.
Nominations were submitted by organisations in 25 nations including Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Germany, Iceland, India, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom and the United States.