LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – February 28, 2012 – Launch Leads was recently presented with a Silver Stevie® Award in the outbound marketing category in the sixth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.
“Being recognized as the outbound marketing program of the year is such an exciting thing for us,” said Launch Leads CEO Brandt Page. “The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top sales awards and receiving this award is an honor.”
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the trophies were presented to honorees during a gala banquet on Monday, February 27 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. More than 350 nominated customer service and sales executives from the U.S.A. and several other countries attended. The presentations were broadcast live by the Business TalkRadio Network.
More than 1,000 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted to this year’s competition, an increase of almost 30% over 2011. Finalists were determined by the average scores of 93 professionals worldwide, acting as preliminary judges. Entries were considered in 27 categories for customer service professionals and more than 100 members of seven specialized judging committees determined Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during the final judging.
“We’re delighted to kick off our celebration of the 10th year of the Stevie Awards movement with the 2012 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “It’s gratifying and inspiring to have received so many remarkable entries for this year’s competition.”
Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the list of Stevie winners in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/sales.