– EventsAIR was named the winner of five Stevie® Awards in the 17th Annual International Business Awards® announced on 16 August. EventsAIR as a company and its OnAIR virtual and hybrid event solution both won the Gold Stevie® Awards, CEO Trevor Gardiner and The EventsAIR Support Department both won the Silver Gold Stevie® Awards, and the EventsAIR Software Development Team won the Bronze Gold Stevie® Award.
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 2021 IBAs received entries from organizations in 63 nations and territories.
More than 3,700 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. This year’s competition also featured a number of categories to recognize organizations’ and individuals’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
EventsAIR won in the following categories:
• GOLD Stevie® Award in the Most Innovative Tech Company Of The Year - Up To 100 Employees category for EventsAIR
• Gold Stevie® Award in the Event Management Solution category for OnAIR by EventsAIR
• Silver Stevie® Award in the Support Department of the Year category for The EventsAIR Support Department
• Silver Stevie® Award in the Lifetime Achievement Award - Business Services Industries category for Trevor Gardiner, CEO, Founder and Chief Software Architect at EventsAIR (Centium Software)
• Bronze Stevie® Award in the Product Development/Management Department or Team of the Year category for EventsAIR Software Development Team
To the judges, it was viewed that EventsAIR transformed into this comprehensive end-to-end platform offer to support for all event types – Virtual, Hybrid and In-Person during the COVID-19 pandemic, and that it as a great technology solution for a gaping need. The judges felt EventsAIR has a “great customer focus” through testing and evaluating with feedback to get right on track is super, where feedback was a way to implement things better and not just measure.
About OnAIR, the judges felt that it was “clearly an excellent and technologically advanced product” that is ideal at a time when virtual conferences are essential, that the platform has numerous features such as white labelling, gamification, live broadcast, Q&A, live polls, meeting hub and networking.
“We are very honored and humbled to win these prestigious awards and congratulate all the nominees. I would like to dedicate these awards to our hardworking teams who work tirelessly to design, develop, and deliver great software so that event planners can add value for their attendees and delegates,” says CEO Trevor Gardiner.
Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 260 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process from June through early August.
“What we’ve seen in this year’s IBA nominations is that organizations around the world, in every sector, have continued to innovate and succeed, despite the setbacks, obstacles and tragedies of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,” said Stevie Awards president Maggie Gallagher. “All of this year’s Stevie Award winners are to be applauded for their persistence and their resilience. We look forward to celebrating their achievements with them during our 8 December virtual awards ceremony.”