Epicor Software Corporation , a global leader in business software solutions  for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, recently announced that Epicor has been awarded a Silver Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year and a Bronze Stevie Award for Fastest-Growing Company of the Year in Canada and the United States in the 2012 International Business Awards .
This year marks the third consecutive Stevie Award honor for Epicor customer service and support, and the first for company growth. The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations¾public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2012 IBAs received entries from more than 50 nations and territories.
“It’s an honor to receive this recognition on behalf of the International Business Awards,” said Dan Whelan, senior vice president of worldwide support. “Both awards are a testament to our focus and dedication to ensuring that our customers worldwide derive maximum business value from their Epicor investment -- delivering innovative software solutions, backed by world-class global service and support.”
More than 3,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others.
“Entries to the IBAs grew substantially this year,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “Despite slow economic conditions in much of the world, the quality of nominations was outstanding, demonstrating that there are many companies that are innovating and growing regardless. We’re looking forward to celebrating this year’s Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie winners at our gala event in Seoul on October 15, 2012.”