Most Innovative Company of the Year - Up to 100 Employees
Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) October 25, 2008
Bonitas International was named a Finalist in the "Most Innovative Company of the Year - Up to 100 Employees" category in The 5th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. Bonitas is the creator of the BooJeeBeads™ brand of fun, fashionable and functional workplace jewelry, including colorful beaded lanyards, retractable badge reel jewelry, fashion ID clips and eyeglass necklaces.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, and the companies they run. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world's premier business awards. More than 1,200 entries were submitted for consideration in 50 categories.
Finalists were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging. Members of the Awards' Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and their staffs will select Stevie Award winners from among the Finalists during final judging.
"We are especially honored to be a finalist in a category that recognizes innovation," says Bonitas International co-founder Kimberly Martinez. "Our company's success is proof that the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in America. We are obsessed with creating new ways for women in the workplace to look and feel their best."
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word "crowned," winners will be announced during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York on Friday, November 14. Nominated women executives and entrepreneurs from the U.S. and several other countries are expected to attend.
"Being named a Finalist in The Stevie Awards for Women in Business is an important achievement," said Michael Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards. "It means that independent business executives have agreed that the nominee is worthy of recognition. We congratulate all of the Finalists on their achievement and wish them well in the competition."
Details about The Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at http://www.stevieawards.com/women.
About Bonitas International:
Bonitas International has been redefining workplace chic since 2003, when pediatric nurse Lisa Harrington and her sister-in-law Kimberly Martinez, a corporate executive joined forces with a mission to free working women around the world from the fashion disaster that comes from wearing an employee ID. Today, the flagship product line, called BooJeeBeads™ is a collection of fun, functional and fashion-forward lanyards, retractable badge reel jewelry, ID clips, eyeglass necklaces and eyeglass pins. The company has been featured in the homepages of the Wall Street Journal and Entrepreneur as well as in print and broadcast media around the county. Their products can be found at over 4000 retail outlets and on the retail websites http://www.BooJeeBeads.com and http://www.EyeGlassHolders.com For more information, visit http://www.BonitasInternational.com or call Contact: Karen Bryant, Bonitas International, LLC. 941-548-1931; KBryant@BonitasInternational.com
About The Stevie Awards:
The 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 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 http://www.stevieawards.com.