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Southborough, MA, United States, 2012/11/14 - BeeVisual, LLC’s Choiceworks App has been named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Smartphone or Tablet App of the Year category in the 10th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world’s top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives, and the organizations they run. All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2012 awards received entries from 17 nations and territories.
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards were presented to winners during a dinner at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.
More than 1,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Entrepreneur of the Year, Executive of the Year, Company of the Year, Mentor of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Communications Campaign of the Year, among others.
"We are truly honored to be chosen as the winner of the Gold Stevie Award for smartphone or tablet app of the year. It is an amazing feeling to help children achieve success in their daily lives and to be recognized for our work is incredible,” said Michele Walker, owner and founder of BeeVisual LLC. The Choiceworks App is an essential learning tool for helping children complete daily routines, understand and control their feelings and improve their waiting skills. This app is designed for caregivers, therapists and teachers to provide clear and consistent support to foster a child's independence, positive behavior, and emotional regulation. It was created with the support of leading hospitals and child development specialists. The Choiceworks app is being used and researched in homes, schools, teaching universities and hospitals around the world. Released in December 2011, users of the Choiceworks app have logged nearly 500,000 app sessions.
Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 250 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.
“I’m very pleased that we were able to conclude our tenth year of organizing Stevie Awards programs with a very successful Women in Business event,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “This year’s Stevie Award-winning women are the most accomplished, impressive group we’ve ever had. Their stories of success will be an inspiration to women around the globe who dream of starting and growing a business and making a difference in the world.”