BOISE, IDAHO– October 14,2010 – Auction Frogs was named a Finalist in the Community Involvement Program of the Year and Technology Innovator of the Year – Computer Software category in the 7th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, and the companies they run – worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word “crowned,” winners will be announced during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York on Friday, November 12. Nominated women executives and entrepreneurs from the U.S.A and several other countries are expected to attend. The presentations will be broadcast live on radio in the U.S.A. by the Business TalkRadio Network.
More than 1,200 entries – a record for the competition – were submitted this year for consideration in 54 categories, including Best Executive, Best Entrepreneur, and Best Community Involvement Program. Auction Frogs is a Finalist two categories, Community Involvement Program and Technology Innovator of the Year- Computer Software.
Auction Frogs is an innovative company that helps fundraising organizations ‘leap into online fundraising’ and avoid many of the hassles and pitfalls of traditional silent auctions. They provide far greater reach online that brings greater returns and with less volunteer hours. This year Kristi Saucerman, the founder and president of Auction Frogs, was also nationally recognized earlier this year when awarded the Wells Fargo and National Women’s Business Organization Trailblazer Award.
Finalists were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging.
Members of the Awards’ Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and their staffs will select Stevie Award winners from among the Finalists during final judging.
“It was harder than ever to be recognized in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business this year,” said Michael Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards. “Receiving a high score from the judges this year illustrates how well many women in business are doing despite the stiff challenges they face.”
“I am truly honored to be part of the prestigious award that recognizes women and their accomplishments in business,” said Kristi Saucerman.
Details about The Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/women.
About Auction Frogs
Auction Frogs unites extensive fundraising experience with innovative technology to help you avoid the hassles, challenges and pitfalls of staging a silent auction at a live event. With
Auction Frogs, you can utilize an outstanding, easy, fun, user-friendly ONLINE AUCTION platform to promote and execute an effective fundraising event that will draw more bidders, more auction items, and more sponsors with less volunteer resources than a traditional “live” silent auction event. Auction Frogs provides the knowledge, tools, and resources you need to create your own auction easily with a comprehensive approach coordinating and administering all phases of an online auction event.
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.
Sponsors of the 7th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business (as of October 11) include the Business TalkRadio Network and KeyBank. Localization partner of the 2011 Stevie Awards is Lionbridge.