Allen Interactions’ Innovative e-Learning Solution with Motorola Garners Coveted Stevie Award

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Eighth Annual American Business Awards(SM) Crown Winners of America's "Best in Business"

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“This Stevie Award and finalist recognition is a direct reflection of Motorola’s innovative thinking and creativity in mobile device product launches.”

Shining a spotlight on the most outstanding executives, organizations and employees nationwide after a year in which the American economy began to see signs of recovery, The 2010 American Business Awards crowned this year's winners, Monday, June 21st, at the gala event in New York City.

Allen Interactions, an internationally acclaimed custom design, development and strategic consulting firm of learning solutions, was named winner and finalist in the Interactive Multimedia – Training category for its creative work with Motorola, Inc.

The DROID by Motorola e-learning course was named the winner in the Interactive Multimedia – Training category and the Motorola Cliq e-learning course was a finalist in the same category. These e-learning courses are part of a product launch campaign, created to introduce sales representatives at Motorola carriers to the features and operation of these smart phones. As an innovative company, a key strategy for Motorola is to increase its market presence and sales by educating its many distributors, channels and partners about the benefits, features and capabilities of new Motorola products.

“What an honor this Stevie Award is to our work here at Allen Interactions and our partnership with Motorola,” stated Michael W. Allen, Ph.D., chairman and CEO of Allen Interactions. Paul Howe, strategic relationship manager for Allen Interactions added, “This Stevie Award and finalist recognition is a direct reflection of Motorola’s innovative thinking and creativity in mobile device product launches.”

With more than 500 executives in attendance, The 2010 American Business Awards honored a diverse cross-section of American business people, corporations, non-profits, and government agencies reflecting every important aspect of business today, from: C-Suite executives to support staff; major public companies to emerging start-ups; customer services teams to corporate communicators.

Some notable winners of 2010 Stevie® Awards include:

  •     Executive of the Year: Lawrence J. Ellison, founder and CEO of Oracle
  •     Best Overall Company of the Year: Apple Inc.
  •     Business Turnaround of the Year: Ford Motor Company
  •     Best Home Page:
  •     Environmental Responsibility Program of the Year: The Timberland Company
  •     Customer Service Team of the Year: Cigna
  •     Support Staffer of the Year: Lynn Holgate, Executive Assistant, High Performance Technologies
  •     Most Innovative Company of the Year: Mozilla
  •     Fastest Growing Company of the Year: Yodle
  •     Communications or PR Campaign of the Year: Hilton Hotels
  •     New Product or Service of the Year: Chase Card Services, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Winners in People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Products, determined by more than 150,000 public votes, were also awarded at the event to companies including Boost Mobile, Citrix Online, Dow Jones, PetRays, and Samsung.

The American Business Awards are the only national, all-encompassing awards program honoring great performances in the workplace. For a complete list of 2010 American Business Award honorees in all categories, visit:

More than 2,700 entries were submitted for The 2010 American Business Awards and more than 200 executives nationwide participated in judging to determine this year's Finalists and Stevie Award winners.
Winners of multiple awards include Accenture, Akavit, Apple Inc., Boost Mobile, Chase Card Services, CNN, Creative Channel Services, EffectiveUI, High Performance Technologies, iCrossing, iolo technologies, Juniper Media, Life Technologies, Makovsky + Company, MOST Brand Development + Advertising, MWW Group, PetRays,, Samsung, Sun Life Financial, Weber Shandwick and XPLANE.

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 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, and follow the Stevie Awards on Twitter @TheStevieAwards.

Sponsors and partners of The 2010 American Business Awards include Infogroup, Netezza, CIGNA, Citrix Online, Epic Media Group, High Performance Technologies Inc., imagistic, John Hancock, LifeLock, Lionbridge, Optimum Lightpath, PetRays, RCN, and SoftPro.

About Allen Interactions
With more than fifteen years of experience, Allen Interactions has an unrivaled track record in delivering interactive custom learning solutions that serve employees, partners and customers at many of the world’s leading companies. Allen Interactions has designed and developed the highest impact custom e-learning and blended learning available for leading organizations like Apple, Essilor, HSBC and Motorola. Blending best practices with technology, content and service, Allen Interactions assists these companies that need to execute business change, drive and improve performance, accelerate speed to profit and improve people effectiveness. For more information:

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