McGallen & Bolden Pte Ltd Wins Silver Stevie® Award in 2017 International Business Awards (sm) for “PR Agency of the Year for Asia, Australia and New Zealand”
Singapore, 10 August 2017 – McGallen & Bolden Pte Ltd was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the 2017 Corporate Communications, Investor Relations & Public Relations category in The 14th Annual International Business Awards today.
The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small – are eligible to submit nominations. The 2017 IBAs received entries from more than 60 nations and territories.
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala awards banquet at the W Hotel in Barcelona, Spain on 21 October.
A record total of more than 3,900 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Company of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Startup of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others.
McGallen & Bolden Pte Ltd won in the 2017 Corporate Communications, Investor Relations & Public Relations category for Public Relations Agency of the Year in Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
“Against very vigorous competition, we are grateful for the Stevie® Awards in recognizing our ongoing efforts in providing cutting-edge, visionary, and sustainable digital marketing, public relations and training programs for our clients. ‘Kaizen’ (continuous improvement) is in our agency ethos – we never stand still. Technology has always been a powerful enabler in our firm for over 25 years, emblazoned in our corporate logo. As a training and development provider, we have been a pioneer in interactive learning solutions such as interactive video, as seen in our FlightLeaders.com programs for airlines. As a digital video pioneer, we have successfully integrated video into both public relations as well as digital marketing and training. We have also demonstrated our ongoing creative brand launches and PR campaigns,” said Seamus Phan, head of content and technology, McGallen & Bolden Group. “We are very grateful for the esteemed judges, who commented that our submission showed impressive and commendable work, really nice work for diverse clients, and a solid submission package.”
Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 200 executives worldwide who participated on 12 juries.
“The IBA judges from across the world were highly impressed with the nominations they reviewed this year. With the level of achievement documented in the nominations from 60 nations, the Stevie Awards are proud to honor organizations that demonstrate a high level of achievement in a variety of industries” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “We look forward to sharing many of these stories with people around the world over the coming months, through the Stevie Awards blog and social media channels, with the hope to inspire others to high achievement.”
Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/IBA.
About McGallen & Bolden Group
Founded in 1991 in Singapore (first as a design consultancy), McGallen & Bolden Group is today one of the most established “boutique” full service digital marketing and public relations consultancies focused on Asia. The firm has consulted for government agencies, large multinational corporations, emerging technology enterprises, fast-moving consumer products companies, medical and pharmaceutical companies, etc. The small agency is an Internet technology pioneer since the inception of commercial Internet in the 1990s, and have kept pace with every facet of Internet and digital media development, with in-house expertise and managed infrastructure to serve clients’ needs. The firm is also an established corporate leadership, sales, media training and crisis communication provider since its inception. Visit https://mcgallen.com.
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 organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.
Dr Seamus Phan is the Head of Content and CTO at McGallen & Bolden. He is an expert in branding, marketing, communication, leadership training, crisis management, and entrepreneurship. This article may appear concurrently on his blog. Connect on LinkedIn. ©1984-2018 Seamus Phan et al. All rights reserved.