Stevie Awards for Women in Business Announce Winners in 14th Annual Competition

World’s Top Honours for Women Entrepreneurs, Executives, Employees and the Organisations They Run Were Presented in New York Before More than 500 Accomplished Women From Around the World

Australian Women Leaders Among This Years Winners

Shining a spotlight on women executives, entrepreneurs and organizations run by women, winners in the 2017 Stevie® Awards for Women in Business were announced on Friday, November 17.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business is an international competition produced by the creators of the prestigious International Business Awards and American Business Awards. The Stevie is widely considered to be the world’s premier business award.

With more than 500 businesswomen and their guests in attendance, the awards were announced at a gala dinner at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Nations represented at the event include Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Germany, Iceland, India, Mexico, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, U.S.A., and the United Kingdom.

The presentations were broadcast live worldwide.

Among the winners of this year’s Stevie Awards for Women in Business are 30 women leaders from Australia that have prevailed over the global competition. In total they’ll receive 62 Stevie Awards: 7 Gold Stevies, 22 Silver and 33 Bronze. This high number of Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevies is evidence of the great performance of Australian woman leaders.

The leading winner among the Australian companies is Clariti Group based in Brisbane, with two Gold, a Silver and three Bronze in various categories. Also among the Australian Gold winners are Kit Out Your Crib (Gold Coast), Bendalls Group (Sydney), Ultimate Business Propellor (Gold Coast), Randa Habelrih (Sydney) and Sageco (Sydney).

From Australia, Kit Out Your Crib, air events global (Sydney), Ultimate Business Propellor, Clariti Group, Flourish Nutritional Medicine (Melbourne), Recipe4Change P/L (Melbourne), Bendalls Group, Institute of Women International (Sunshine Coast), Randa Habelrih, Triple A Financial Services Pty Ltd (Adelaide), Publicity Genie (Brisbane) and One Purse One Planet (Brisbane) attended the Stevie Awards for Women in Business ceremony to receive their awards in New York.

More than 1,500 nominations from organisations and individuals in 25 nations were submitted to the awards this year for consideration in categories including Entrepreneur of the Year, Executive of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, and Startup of the Year, among others. More than 170 professionals around the world participated in the judging process to determine the Finalists and then the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award placements.

The 2017 Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners reflect a diverse group of large and small organizations from around the globe. Organizations that won more than one Gold Stevie Award include Accenture, BioSafe Technologies, Inc., Clariti Group, Envolve, Inc., FIS, Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, GingerMay PR, Jeunesse Global, Pink Elephant, Sari Bari Private Limited, Science Exchange, and The Author Incubator.

For a complete list of Stevie Award winners and more information, visit

Entries for the 2018 edition of the awards will open in May.

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 nominations each year from organisations in more than 60 nations. Honouring organisations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognise outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

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