More than 3,000 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others. RateSpecial Interactive is nominated in the Best of the ABA Awards category for Marketing or Advertising Agency of the year.
"We are extremely excited with the nomination and the fact that we are finalists in the Stevie Awards is very humbling. This further showcases that our strategy and ability to navigate the tricky waters of the marketplace has allowed our company to flourish. We thank all of our partners and co-workers for helping us get to this point" commented Tom McErlane, President & Co-Founder of RateSpecial Interactive.
Finalists were chosen by more than 140 business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May. More than 150 members of 10 specialized judging committees will determine Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during final judging, to take place May 14 - 25.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. 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. Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/aba.
About RateSpecial Interactive
RateSpecial Interactive (www.ratespecial.com) is a results-oriented interactive advertising agency specializing in traffic acquisition, monetization and product strategy. Our core focus is matching relevant traffic to relevant products, while creating an added-value experience for the consumer. At the same time generating significant secondary revenue for our traffic partners and high quality consumers for our advertisers. RateSpecial Interactive was recognized as the #1 Fastest Growing Private Company in Los Angeles for 2011, by the LA Business Journal. For more information about RateSpecial Interactive, visit http://www.ratespecial.com .