Hailed as “the business world’s own Oscars” by the New York Post (April 27, 2005), The American Business Awards are the only national, all-encompassing business awards program honoring great performances in the workplace. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word “crowned,” winners will be announced during the annual gala on Monday, June 12 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. More than 800 executives from across the USA. are expected to attend. The ceremonies will be videocast on the Internet and broadcast on radio.
More than 1,500 entries from companies of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories, including Best Overall Company, Best Executive, Best New Product or Service, and Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program. Mr. Smith will be competing in the Best Executive Marketer category.
Mr. Smith specializes in developing high impact marketing campaigns that are designed for success in the 21st century. Recognized as one of the most progressive marketing consultants in the country by national organizations such as CPA Society of America, National Association of Engineers, Women Entrepreneurs of America, National Independent Association of Financial Advisors and the Small Business Administration, Mr. Smith is leading many new initiatives in his field. Mr. Smith has added over $1.5 billion in proven, documented new revenues for his business clients in the last six years. He has worked in over 165 major industries throughout the world and has in-depth hands-on experience in developing successful international, national, and regional marketing strategies and roll out campaigns.
Members of the Awards' Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and their staffs will select Stevie Award winners this week from among the Finalists. Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in March through early May.
“Being named a Finalist in The American Business Awards is an important achievement,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of The Stevie Awards. “It means that independent business executives have agreed that the nominee is worthy of national recognition. We congratulate all of the Finalists on their achievement and wish them well in the competition.”
Mr. Smith commented, “I am honored to be recognized for my career achievements and to be chosen as a finalist for such a prestigious award. I’m looking forward to going to New York and enjoying the festivities no matter who wins.”
About Genimation Group, Inc.
Robert C. Smith founded The Genimation Group Inc. (TGG) in 1989 as a full service, marketing consulting firm. In the last six years alone, TGG has added over one and a half billion dollars in proven new revenues at average 30%+ margins for client companies (many of them small and mid-sized firms). TGG specializes in developing high-impact marketing campaigns that are specifically designed for acquiring customers using the new marketing rules of the new economy. TGG is recognized by national organizations (SBA, AFAI, ASBDC) as one of the most innovative marketing-consulting firms in the country.
About The Stevie Awards
Hailed as “the business world’s own Oscars” by the New York Post (April 27, 2005), Stevie Awards are conferred in three programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, and The Stevie Awards for Women Entrepreneurs. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.
Premier sponsors of The 4th annual American Business Awards include the City of Toronto, Pitney Bowes, ValueVision Associates, RealLife HR, and The Professional Society for Sales & Marketing Training.
Media sponsors include CIO Decisions magazine, CRMAdvocate, Human Resource Executive magazine, ProductionHub.com, and Selling Power magazine. HB Group will videocast the awards ceremonies live on the Internet. The Business TalkRadio Network will broadcast the ceremonies live on radio nationwide.