DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. - Aug. 30, 2013 // PRNewswire // - Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System, a leading franchisor of commercial cleaning businesses, was presented with a bronze Stevie® Award in the Support Team of the Year category at The 10th Annual International Business Awards.
More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration. Coverall's latest bronze Stevie® Award comes on the heels of other 2013 Stevie recognitions, including a bronze Stevie for Support Department of the Year, another bronze Stevie for Demand Generation Program of the Year and a silver Stevie awarded to Michael Gumiela, Coverall's Regional Vice President of Sales, for National Sales Executive of the Year.
"This honor reflects our commitment to support our Franchised Business Owners and help them reach their business goals and objectives," said Coverall's President and CEO, Rick Ascolese. "The Coverall System's continued success reflects the dedication of our employees and business partners in supporting Coverall Franchisees. We are proud to earn this latest accolade."
The International Business Awards are the world's premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and nonprofit, large and small – are eligible to submit nominations. The 2013 IBAs received entries from more than 50 nations and territories.
Nicknamed the "Stevies" for the Greek word for "crowned," the awards will be presented to winners at a gala awards banquet at the W Hotel in Barcelona, Spain on Oct. 14.
Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 250 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.
"The 2013 International Business Awards are noteworthy for featuring the best collection of entries we have ever received," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "The judges have been unanimous in their comments about the quality of achievements and the expertise with which they were portrayed in the nominations we received this year. We extend our most heartfelt congratulations to all of this year's Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners."
Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/IBA.
Founded in 1985, Coverall offers motivated entrepreneurs the opportunity to independently own and operate franchised commercial cleaning businesses using the Coverall® brand and System. In 2008, the company launched its Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System® Program with an emphasis on helping to improve the cleanliness, health and wellness of facilities. This unique Program combines environmentally friendly and innovative cleaning technologies and tools, hospital-grade disinfectants, professional training programs, customer support and communication, and a passion for healthy cleaning to do one thing: remove the maximum amount of dirt and germs as efficiently as possible. Today, the Coverall® Program, implemented by independently owned and operated franchised businesses, is the first choice in cleaning for offices, medical offices and healthcare facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, schools, daycares, retail businesses, restaurants, manufacturing plants, auto dealerships, religious centers, fitness centers and other businesses. For more information, visit www.coverall.com
Stevie Awards are conferred in five programs: The International Business Awards, The American Business Awards, the Asia-Pacific Stevie 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.
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Coverall North America, Inc. has grown into a leading franchised brand, licensing thousands of entrepreneurs to operate independent commercial cleaning businesses using the Coverall® brand and system.