NEW YORK, June 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company ("Continental") is pleased to announce that it has been named as a finalist in the Business-to-Business Marketing Campaign of the Year category in the 11th annual 2013 American Business Awards. Continental will ultimately be a Gold or Silver Stevie® Award winner when the results are announced on June 17, 2013.
To celebrate Continental's 50 years of premier service, the Company unveiled a new brand identity and logo earlier this year. Continental partnered with Go East, St. Paul, MN, to develop the enhanced brand and design the Company's newly launched website.
The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The American Business Awards will be presented at two awards events: the ABA's traditional banquet on Monday, June 17 – in Chicago for the first time, after 10 years in New York; and the new product & technology awards event on Monday, September 16 in San Francisco.
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. Finalists were chosen by more than 140 business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May. More than 150 members of nine specialized judging committees will determine Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during final judging.
"We are thrilled to be recognized as a Finalist for a Stevie® Award and be among many distinguished world-wide nominees," said Steven Nelson, President and Chairman of Continental. "Our commitment to provide quality services within the stock transfer agent industry has been consistent for 50 years, and we look forward to serving public and private companies with innovation and excellence for many decades to come."
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. A fifth program, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, will debut this year. 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.
About Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company
Continental Stock Transfer & Trust is the 4th largest agent in North America, handling more than 1,100 public issues and aggregating more than 2.5 million shareholders. The Company has been ranked the #1 Transfer Agent in North America for each of the past 3 years; And, for the past 9 years running, industry-wide surveys have found Continental to be the lowest-priced major agent in the United States, delivering an unmatched value to its customers.
CONTACT: Karri Van Dell, Vice President and Director, Marketing & Sales 212.845.3224 email@example.comSource:Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company