[TORONTO, ON] – 10 September, 2020 – Backwoods Promotions Inc. was named the winner of two Silver Stevie® Awards in the Company of the Year - Diversified Services, and Company of the Year - Business & Professional Services categories in The 17th Annual International Business Awards® today. In addition, the company received a Bronze award in the Company of the Year - Hospitality & Leisure category.

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 2020 IBAs received entries from organizations in 63 nations and territories.

As the ongoing COVID-19 crisis will prevent winners from receiving their awards on stage during a traditional gala IBA banquet, winners will be celebrated instead during a virtual ceremony on Tuesday, 1 December.

More than 3,800 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.  


“After years of hard work and perseverance, we’re thrilled to receive these awards in recognition of our work within the specialized and diversified services arena. We are so thankful to our team, staff, and clients, who have exhibited ongoing support and loyalty to our company over the years,” says Jessica Kline, CEO of Backwoods Promotions. “In addition, we would like to congratulate all who were nominated for the Stevie Awards this year.”

Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 250 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process from July through early September.

Backwoods Promotions received a great deal of feedback from Judges’, including comments stating,

  • “Backwoods Promotions has carved out an interesting niche market and has demonstrated rapid growth. Retaining high profile companies as customers is indicative of a job well done.”
  • “Very interesting nomination. Backwoods Promotions has successfully carved out their own niche market and demonstrated consistent growth.”
  • “What a genius approach to event staffing. I can see how this would make interacting at events so much more enjoyable as a guest.”

“Despite the unprecedented impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on organizations and working people worldwide, the number and quality of nominations we received in this year’s International Business Awards attests to the continued outstanding performance of many organizations.  The commitment we’ve seen through these nominations to maintaining the success, health, and safety of employees, customers, and communities is truly impressive,” said Stevie Awards president Maggie Gallagher.

Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/IBA.


About the Stevie Awards
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. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.