Brisbane, Australia-based EventsAIR Global Customer Success Director Renee Elliott has been named the winner of a Silver Stevie Award in the Female Executive of the Year –Business Services –11 to 2,500 Employees category in the 17th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees, and the companies they run–worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards. Winners will be celebrated during a virtual awards ceremony on December 9.
More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 100 categories, including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Company of the Year, Startup of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Women Run Workplace of the Year.
EventsAIR Global Customer Success Director Renee Elliott won in the Female Executive of the Year category for Business Services –11 to 2,500 Employees. Elliott started out at EventsAIRin 2001 as a receptionist. Over her 19-year career, she moved through the ranks, taking on the roles of training manager, customer relations manager, project director, to global customer success director where she now manages a global group covering education, customer success and customer relations. She was instrumental in the user interface design of the award-winning EventsAIR event management solution that is used by thousands of event planners globally. Recently, she supported the development of their virtual event solution OnAIR that has allowed event organizers to run virtual events amidst the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and maintain some form of business continuity.
“We are very proud of Renee’s achievement in receiving this well-deserved award,” says CEO Trevor Gardiner. “Renee instills a can-do attitude in everything she does and has been a great mentor to her team. Having worked with Renee for the past 19 years, it has been a pleasure to watch Renee develop and grow into a valued team member at EventsAIR.”
Maggie Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards, says, “In a year like no other in our lifetimes, we’ve produced a cohort of amazing, Stevie-winning women, organizations and achievements like no other. At all times our winners show themselves to be fearless and indomitable, but their leadership and example are especially valued this year. We congratulate all of our Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie winners. We look forward to celebrating them during our December 9 virtual ceremony, and to hearing from some of them during our Women|Future Conference on November 12-13.”
The Stevie Awards will stage its third annual Women|Future Conference virtually on Nov. 12-13. Registration is just $99, or $49 for current students with an active student ID. Details and registration are available at www.WomenFutureConference.com.
Entries for the 2021 Stevie Awards for Women in Business will open in May. The 2021 awards dinner will be staged on Nov. 6 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
EventsAIR has been at the forefront of event technology and innovation for over 30 years, continually pushing the boundaries of what an event management platform can do. Built by event planners for event planners, EventsAIR is a secure, scalable, cloud-based solution that can manage everything from in-person, virtual to hybrid conferences, meetings and events in a single online platform—anywhere, anytime and on any device. In use in over 50 countries by multi-national corporations,professional conference organizers, government departments and tertiary education institutions, EventsAIR is also used in global congresses such as G20, APEC, CHOGM and ASEAN, as well as sporting events like The Olympic Games, World Rugby, Commonwealth Games and Pan Am Games. EventsAIR is trusted by event professionals around the globe. For more info, visit www.eventsair.com
The Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa 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 12,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. The list of Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Women. Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 180 business professionals around the world, working on seven juries. For more info, visit www.StevieAwards.com