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This is the English-language entry kit for The 8th Annual International Business Awards – everything you'll need to know to be able to prepare and submit International Stevie® Award-winning entries to the premier global business awards competition. We encourage you to bookmark this page so that you can return to it easily.

We encourage you to watch the video entitled HOW TO ENTER THE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AWARDS. You'll find it here.

If you are with a public relations agency, we invite you to nominate your agency in the Public Relations Agency of the Year category with our compliments. Simply nominate one or more of your agency’s clients in any of the IBA's many categories. Supply the promotion code “agency” when your agency’s entries are submitted, and free submission will be granted for your Public Relations Agency of the Year entry.


Most organizations submit their entries directly through The International Business Awards web site at www.stevieawards.com/iba. It's very easy to do. The first step is to register. If you're ready to submit your entries, register now:

Download and review the following four documents. They explain the categories, how to write and prepare your entries, and the entry fees.

Management, Company, Product, Department, Team & Individual Categories: this documents lists these types of categories, outlines the submission requirements and the entry fees.

Advertising, Web Site or Blog, Video, Annual Report, Live Event & Other Media Categories: this document lists these types of categories, outlines the submission requirements and the entry fees.

Entry Cover Sheet: You will use the cover sheet only if you will submit your entry forms by mail or by fax. Otherwise you can submit your information through the web site.

Summary of the Rules & Regulations of the Competition

Entry Fees

If you cannot access these files, contact us at info@stevieawards.com and we will fax or mail them to you.

The IBAs have representatives in a number of countries around the world. We encourage you to contact the representative in your country if you need help preparing and submitting your entries. View the list of representatives here.


Helpful Article

The Strategic Value of Corporate Awards

Background Information

About The International Business Awards

Lists of categories

What's new and different for the 2011 IBAs

Entry fees & methods of payment

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Summary of the results of the 2010 awards

The Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors

International Representatives


Read the article "How to Submit Winning Entries" on our web site for a summary of how to prepare and submit your entries.

Entries may be written in the following languages: Chinese (simplified and traditional), English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Submit your entries as soon as possible. You may submit them by mail or fax, but we encourage you to submit them directly through our web site - it's very easy to do. To begin, click here

2011 IBA Calendar

12 April:

Early-bird deadline

11 May:

Entry deadline

30 June:

Final entry deadline


Preliminary judging

Mid- July:

Final judging

July 27:

Results announced

11 October:

Gala awards dinner in Abu Dhabi, UAE