Nominees in the 2020 IBAs were not able to apply for the Best of the IBA Awards directly. Winners were determined by a points system based on the total number of awards won in the IBAs.
FAIRFAX, Va. (PRWEB) September 24, 2020
The Stevie® Awards have announced the winners of the Best of the IBA Awards in The 2020 (17th Annual) International Business Awards®, the world’s premier business awards competition.
Nominees in the 2020 IBAs were not able to apply for the Best of the IBA Awards directly. Winners were determined by a points system based on the total number of awards won in the IBAs, with a Gold Stevie win counting for three points, a Silver Stevie win for two points, and a Bronze Stevie win for 1.5 points.
This year’s Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners in The International Business Awards were announced on 9 September. The winners of the Best of the IBA Awards will be presented with Grand Stevie Award trophies, and recognized during The 17th Annual International Business Awards virtual ceremony on 1 December.
Winners of the 2020 Grand Stevie Awards are:
Most Honored Organization: The third largest private bank in Turkey, Yapi Kredi of Istanbul wins this honor with 43 points earned by Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie-winning entries for their website, mobile site, business technology solutions, and COVID-19 response.
Most Honored Public Relations Agency: LLYC, a global communications and public affairs consulting firm headquartered in Madrid, Spain, wins this honor with 42.5 points earned by Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie-winning entries for communication campaigns, videos, publications, and COVID-19 response. This is the third time in the past four years they have earned this honor.
Most Honored Marketing Agency: Magnet20, Istanbul, Turkey, which creates human experiences with products, services, and platforms to transform brands and grow businesses, wins with 9.5 points for Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevies on behalf of GSK Turkey & TOG. In 2019 they won the Grand Stevie for Most Honored Interactive Services Agency.
Most Honored Interactive Services Agency: mensemedia Gesellschaft für Neue Medien mbH of Düsseldorf, Germany earns this honor with 10.5 points for Gold and Bronze Stevie-winning nominations on behalf of Mercedes-Benz Buses Online.
Top 10: These are the top Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie winners among all other organizations honored in the 2020 IBAs, who will also receive Grand Stevie Awards:
1. Melissa Sones Consulting, New York, New York USA (41 points)
2. DP DHL, worldwide (37.5 points)
3. (tie) Jeunesse Global, Lake Mary, Florida USA (32)
Ayala Group of Companies, Manila, Philippines (32)
5. (tie) Thai Life Insurance Plc., Bangkok, Thailand (31)
PJ Lhuillier, Inc (PJLI), Makati City, Philippines (31)
Ooredoo Group, Doha, Qatar (31)
8. PAIRRELATIONS, Centennial, Colorado USA (29)
9. Türkiye İş Bankası, Istanbul, Turkey (29)
10. Makers Nutrition, Hauppauge, New York USA (25)
“Of all the outstanding organizations and achievements that were recognized among this year’s IBA nominations, these 14 organizations stand out as the ones with the widest breadth of achievement,” said Maggie Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards. “The Best of the IBA Awards honor organizations that show an especially strong dedication to honoring the work of their employees, the projects they produce and execute, and their commitment to customers. After the uncertainty 2020 has brought upon the world, these honorees should be especially proud of their “best of” recognition. We look forward to celebrating Grand Stevie winners during our virtual awards ceremony on 1 December.”
The International Business Awards feature a wide variety of categories to recognize achievement in every facet of work life, including management awards, new product awards, marketing awards, PR awards, customer service awards, website awards, and more.
Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award placements in the 2020 IBAs were determined by the average scores of more than 250 professionals worldwide in the three-month judging process.
For more information about The International Business Awards, including a complete list of all Stevie Award winners in the 2020 competition, visit http://www.StevieAwards.com/IBA.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Each year more than 12,000 nominations from more than 70 nations are judged by more than 1,000 professionals in Stevies competitions. 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.