Call for entries issued for 17th Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service
The Stevie® Awards, organizer of the world’s premier business awards programs, has issued a call for entries for the 2023 (17th annual) Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Entry kits and complete details about the competition are available at the following website. Eligible nominees for the Stevie® Awards include departments, teams, and professionals from around the globe working in customer service, contact centers, business development, and sales. New products and services and solution providers used by those professionals are also eligible. The 2023 awards edition will recognize achievements since July 1, 2020.
Val Morgan and The Guardian win IAB MeasureUp Awards 2021
Val Morgan was awarded Best Advertising Effectiveness for its ‘Hourly Outdoor Unified Reach (HOUR) Model’ which was developed with the sole aim of finding a new way to model audience reach with hourly granularity for its programmatic digital OOH buyers. The Guardian on the other hand won the Best Cultural, Societal or Consumer Behaviour award for its ‘The Power of Purpose’ research providing consumer insights supporting brands with purpose-driven campaigns to boost growth and retain customers.
HKSTP partners with Plug and Play in calling global startups for EPiC 2023
Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) has partnered with global innovation platform, Plug and Play, to call on ambitious startups and entrepreneurs to join the seventh Elevator Pitch Competition 2023 (EPiC 2023), one of the biggest pitch events in Hong Kong. The final entry deadline for the Competition has been extended to January 20th.
Asian tech startups to compete for the 11th AEA 2022 Innovation Award
The Asian Entrepreneurship Award Steering Committee announced that it will hold the Asian Entrepreneurship Award 2022 event (AEA 2022) online from Wednesday, October 26th to Thursday, October 27th. Now in their 11th year, the Asian Entrepreneurship Awards recognize and reward innovation among emerging entrepreneurs and tech startups in Asia.
ASTN and Melbourne Renegades launch open innovation program
The Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN) has announced that Aussie sportstech startups will have the opportunity to pitch their tech to the Melbourne Renegades as part of a pilot opportunity in a new Open Innovation Pathway program facilitated by ASTN. The Melbourne Renegades will share three business challenges with participating startups that the Big Bash League team is looking to solve by piloting technology solutions or products.
TOKEN2049 returns to Asia with Formula One’s Singapore Grand Prix
TOKEN2049, the premier crypto conference, announced the return of its Asia edition. Debuting at Marina Bay Sands, TOKEN2049 is returning on 28-29 September 2022 in conjunction with the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix 2022, ahead of the race weekend.
LaunchVic’s latest CivVic Labs challenge to ignite energytech ideas
A new partnership between LaunchVic, Victoria’s startup agency, and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) will see startups apply innovative thinking to some of the state's most pressing energy challenges. Ten participants will be selected to undertake the six-week CivVic Labs program where they will receive $15,000 each to co-design and test their solutions with energy policy experts.
AWS launches AWS Healthcare Accelerator to boost health equity
AWS is accepting applications for the next Healthcare Accelerator, which focuses on bettering health outcomes for the underserved. Where someone lives can have a profound impact on their health. Simply being born in a high-income country versus a low-income country gives a person an 18-year advantage in life expectancy, according to the World Health Organization.
Shane Warne and Ron Clarke added to the Sport Australia Hall of Fame
Two of Australia’s late great sportsmen, cricket great Shane Warne AO and champion distance runner Ron Clarke AO MBE have been elevated to Legend status in the nation’s most prestigious sporting club, the Sport Australia Hall of Fame. Warne, who was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 2009 as an athlete Member, he popularised the art of leg-spin bowling like no other person before him taking a fantastic 708 wickets from his 145 Tests.
Immediation casts Dinner Dialogues Program to discuss dispute resolution
Immediation, an international online dispute resolution provider, announced the official launch of its “Immediation Dinner Dialogues” program. The program features a series of invitation-only thought leadership dinner events with industry influencers to discuss opportunities for dispute resolution sector a multi-billion dollar component of legal services. The series was devised in Jeffersonian style, to provoke debate and generate solutions and innovation.