Constant Contact®, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTCT), a leading provider of email marketing, event marketing and online survey tools for small organizations, today announced it has been named a finalist in three categories in the fourth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The fourth annual Stevie Awards will be presented February 22nd in Miami Beach, Florida.
Constant Contact was selected from more than 500 organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry. The company was named a finalist for Customer Service Department of the Year - IT & Telecommunications, and Sales Department of the Year - Computer Software. In addition, Tier 3 Technical Support Representative, Dave Berard was named a finalist for Customer Service Contact Center Professional of the Year.
"At Constant Contact, we work to delight our customers at every turn," said Gail Goodman, CEO of Constant Contact, Inc. "This commitment starts with the very first customer contact and carries forward with every additional customer interaction. Superior customer support can only be achieved by hiring bright and dedicated employees. We''re fortunate to have people like Dave Berard working on our behalf to provide every customer with the best experience possible."
Members of the Awards'' Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors will select Stevie Award winners from among the Finalists during final judging, to take place January 25 - February 3. Finalists were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging.
Nicknamed the Steviesfor the Greek word "crowned," winners will be announced during a gala banquet on Monday, February 22 at the Eden Roc Renaissance Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. Nominated customer service and sales executives from the U.S.A. and several other countries are expected to attend.
About Constant Contact, Inc.
With more than 300,000 customers, Constant Contact, Inc. is a leading provider of email marketing, event marketing, and online surveys for small businesses, non-profits, and member associations. Founded in 1995, Constant Contact helps small organizations grow stronger customer relationships by delivering professional, low cost, easy-to-use online tools backed with award-winning support, education and personal coaching. Constant Contact is a publicly traded company (Nasdaq: CTCT) with offices located in Waltham, Mass., Loveland, Colo., and Delray, Fla. To learn more, please visit www.ConstantContact.com or call 781-472-8100.
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 4th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service include official publications Sales & Marketing Management (SMM) and Training magazines, as well as the Sales Association, SalesLabs, and ValueSelling Associates.
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