FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

About The Stevie Awards
What are the Stevie Awards
How many different Stevie Awards competitions are there?
What are the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards?
Who are the organizers and sponsors?
How long have the Stevie Awards been in existence?
What are the categories for the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards?
What will winners receive?
Where can I find a list of past winners?

Benefits of Participation
What are the benefits of submitting entries?
What sort of publicity can Stevie Award winners expect to receive?

Submitting Entries
Who can be nominated in the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards?
Who can submit entries for consideration?
Does a company have to be publicly held to be able to submit entries?
May government agencies and non-profit organizations submit entries?
When is the entry deadline?
Are there entry fees?
Where can I see examples of entries that other companies have submitted?
Are entry forms kept confidential?
In which languages will entries be accepted?

Judging
Who are the judges?
How can I apply to be a judge?

Awards Ceremony
Will the awards ceremony be broadcast?
When will the awards ceremony take place?
What will it cost to attend the awards ceremony?

Awards
How will the Stevie Award winners be determined?
When will Stevie Award winners be announced?
What will Stevie Award winners receive?
Will Stevie Award winners be able to purchase additional awards?

Q: What are the Stevie Awards?
A: The Stevie Awards are the world's premier business awards. The mission of the Stevie Awards is to recognize achievements in the workplace worldwide.

Q: How many different Stevie Awards competitions are there?
A: The Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards are one of seven Stevie Awards competitions.   The others are The International Business AwardsThe German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.
   The Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards are open to all organizations in the 22 nations in the Asia-Pacific region.
   The International Business Awards are open to all organizations worldwide.
   The German Stevie Awards are open to all organizations operating in Germany.
   The American Business Awards are open to American organizations and foreign companies with operations in the U.S.A.
   The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are open to all women executives and entrepreneurs, and the organizations they run, worldwide.
   The Stevie Awards for Great Employers are open to all organization worldwide.
   The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are open to all organizations worldwide.

Q: What are the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards?
A: Established in 2013, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards are open to all organizations and individuals in the 22 nations in the Asia-Pacific.  All enterprises in the region may submit entries.

Q: Who are the sponsors?
A: The organizers are the Stevie Awards organization in suburban Washington, D.C., U.S.A.   The sponsors include leading business-to-business publishers and marketers. Click here to learn about our sponsors and partners.

Q: How long have the Stevie Awards been in existence?
A: The Stevie Awards were founded in 2002.

Q: What are the categories for the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards?
A: There are scores of categories to recognize innovative achievement in every facet of the workplace, from the executive suite to the production line. For a list of categories, click here

Q: What will winners receive?
A: Grand Stevie Award winners will receive a Grand Stevie Award trophy and the  exclusive use of a special Grand Stevie Award winner logo.  Gold Stevie Award winners will receive a Gold Stevie Award trophy and the  exclusive use of a special Gold Stevie Award winner logo. Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners will receive Silver or Bronze Stevie Award medals, the  exclusive use of special Silver or Bronze Stevie Award winner logos, and the option to purchase their Silver or Bronze Stevie Award trophies.  To learn more about the Stevie Award trophy, click here.

Q: Where can I find a list of past honorees?
A: Stevie Award winners in the 2016 Asia Pacific Stevie Awards are listed here.

Q: What are the benefits of submitting entries?
A: Participating in the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards is a cost-effective way to honor and reward your valued employees.  Just by nominating them you reward them.  Click here to learn more about the value of winning corporate awards.
   The benefits of becoming a Stevie Award winner will also be significant. Winners can expect to receive a tremendous amount of publicity.  The brand-building or brand-burnishing benefits of winning a Stevie Award can be significant.

Q: What sort of publicity can International Stevie Award winners expect to receive?
A: The awards ceremony will be internationally broadcast, so Stevie winners will receive international exposure just from the broadcast.  The Awards' public relations agency will also work to generate international, regional, and local exposure for honorees.

Q: Who can be nominated in the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards?
A: All organizations and individuals in the 22 nations in the Asia-Pacific region are eligible to submit entries.  These nations include:

Australia
Brunei
Burma
Cambodia
China (PRC, including Hong Kong)
East Timor
Fiji
Indonesia
Japan
Laos
Malaysia
Mongolia
New Zealand
Philippines
Republic of China (Taiwan)
Samoa
Singapore
Solomon Islands
South Korea
Thailand
Tonga
Vietnam

Q: Who can submit entries for consideration?
A: Any person, group, or organizations can submit entries.

Q: Does a company have to be publicly held to be able to submit entries?
A: No, any eligible organization or individual can submit entries.

Q: May government agencies and non-profit organizations submit entries?
A: Yes they may. There are also several categories specifically for government and non-profit organizations.

Q: When is the entry deadline?
A: There are three deadlines for the 2017 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards:

  • November 30 2016 : Early-bird entry deadline
  • February 8 2017: Entry deadline
  • April 5 2017 : Last day for the submission of late entries

Q: Are there entry fees?
A: Yes, there are entry fees.  For a list of the entry fees, click here.
   Because the Stevie Awards is an independent organization, we are funded almost exclusively by entry fees and sponsorships.

Q: Where can I see examples of entries that other companies have submitted?
A: Click here to read the Stevie Award-winning entries from the 2016 Asia Pacific Stevie Awards.

Q: Are entry forms kept confidential?
A: Yes. The organizers ensure that only authorized judges will review entries, and that information about nominees is not released to anyone else without prior approval.

Q: In which languages will entries be accepted?
A: Entries will be accepted in the following languages: Chinese, English, Indonesian, Japanese, Korea, Malay, and Thai.

Q: Who are the judges?
A: More than 100 executives throughout the region will participate in the judging process.   If you would like to apply to be a judge, click here. You will be able to participate at your convenience over the Internet.

Q: How can I apply to become a judge?
A: To complete the application to participate in the preliminary round of judging, click here.

Q: Will the awards ceremony be broadcast?
A: Yes, the presentations will be broadcast live on the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards' website.

Q: When will the awards ceremony take place?
A: The 2017 awards banquet will take place on June 2 in Tokyo, Japan.

Q: What will it cost to attend the awards gala?
A: Tickets will be $475 each, or $4,650 for a table for 10.

Q: How will the Stevie Award winners be determined?

A: See this page for a description of the awards process.

Q: When will Stevie Award winners be announced?
A: Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced on 19 April.  The awards will be presented to the winners at the awards banquet which will take place on 2 June. The setting of the event will be announced soon.  Winners of the Grand Stevie Award trophies will be announced at the banquet.

Q: What will Stevie Award winners receive?
A: Grand Stevie Award winners will automatically receive one Grand Stevie Award trophy.  Gold Stevie Award winners will automatically receive one Gold Stevie Award trophy. Silver and Bronze Stevie winners will automatically receive one silver or bronze medal, and will have the option (but not the requirement) to purchase a Silver or Bronze Stevie Award trophy.

Q: Will Stevie Award winners be able to purchase duplicate awards?
A: Yes. A wide range of duplicate awards and other commemorative items will be available for purchase at StevieAwards.myshopify.com.