RESTON, Va., August 13, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The International Business Awards are the world's premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small - are eligible to submit nominations. The 2019 IBAs received entries from organizations in 74 nations and territories.
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for "crowned," the awards will be presented to winners at a gala awards banquet at the ANDAZ Hotel am Belvedere, Vienna, Austria on 19 October.
A record total of more than 4,000 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Company of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Startup of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others. UZIO was named the winner of the Silver Stevie® Award in the Startup of the Year category.
"We are truly honored and humbled to have been chosen for this prestigious award. This is the recognition of a customer centric work culture we have nurtured here at Uzio. Our team members work hard every day with a singular mission of helping small to mid-size businesses provide cost-effective benefits to their employees. This is our North Star and it guides us as we continue our journey to make benefits easily accessible to SMBs," said Sanjay Singh, CEO and Founder of UZIO.
Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 250 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process from May through early August.
"The IBA judges from across the world were highly impressed with the nominations they reviewed this year. With the level of achievement documented in the nominations from 74 nations, the Stevie Awards are proud to honor organizations that demonstrate a high level of achievement in a variety of industries," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "We received more nominations than ever and look forward to honoring the Stevie winners at our gala in Vienna, Austria this October."
Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at http://www.StevieAwards.com/IBA.
UZIO http://www.uzio.com, provides the Benefit Administration and HRIS SaaS technology platform for brokers, employers and employees in the SMB space. With over 150+ broker partners, 1700+ Employers relying on UZIO and 70+ carrier serving plans, UZIO digitally transforms traditional brokers, thereby differentiating them from their peers.
For small and midsize businesses looking to provide comprehensive benefits in a cost-effective way, UZIO provides a marketplace of products and partners, which simplifies the benefits management by combining the power of technology and the experience of the local brokers. UZIO enables small and mid-size businesses to manage HR and compliance with its user-friendly platform and advanced features.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: 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 & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. 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.
Sr. Director - Head of Marketing & Inside Sales at UZIO, Inc