Posted on March 13, 2023 by Categories: Uncategorized

Press Release – March 2023


United Kingdom, 10th March 2023 – Purpol Marketing has been presented with 7 Stevie® Awards in the Business Development, Leadership or Management Training Practice of the Year and Best Use of Thought Leadership in Business Development categories in the 17th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.
Purpol won the prestigious Gold Stevie® Award award in the Business Development Achievement of the Year – Media & Entertainment Industries category.
The recognition was for the provision of Remote digital internships addressing the COVID-19 Challenge and how the company had developed the content using gamification to increase audience uptake.
The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top honours for customer service, contact centre, business development and sales professionals. The Stevie Awards organizes eight of the world’s leading business awards programs, also including the prestigious American Business Awards® and International Business Awards®.
Winners were announced during a gala event attended by more than 400 professionals from around the world at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday, March 3.
More than 2,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry, in 49 nations and territories, were considered in this year’s competition. Winners were determined by the average scores of more than 170 professionals worldwide on seven specialized judging committees. Entries were considered in more than 90 categories for customer service and contact centre achievements, including Contact Centre of the Year, Award for Innovation in Customer Service, and Customer Service Department of the Year; more than 60 categories for sales and business development achievements, ranging from Senior Sales Executive of the Year to Sales Training or Business Development Executive of the Year to Sales Department of the Year; and categories to recognize new products and services, solution providers, and organizations’ and individuals’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Denise O’Leary MBE founder of Purpol Marketing attended the awards banquet at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas – her first international business trip since the Covid Pandemic: “To be awarded as a 7 x winner by the most prestigious awards for business development and sales in the world is both humbling and amazing. To gain recognition in Business Development, our core area is incredible, but we were thrilled to also be recognised within the Leadership or Management Training Practice and Best Use of Thought Leadership in Business Development categories as well. To be identified in the same categories as IBM and ServiceNow amongst others is just phenomenal.”

Some of the judges wrote “Very impressive initiative. Especially during Covid and the world in a turbulent state; youth was very hopeless for the future. Such initiatives proved that there is light at the end of the tunnel. This initiative can well extent to cover companies around the globe to find a good match of interns with the technology.”
“Excellent when you deliver business growth with digital training Technology – • You Employed 229 young people on 6 month placements – • Mentored 45 start and scale up entrepreneurs and you team spoken to 600+ school children on career development . Well done.”
“Not only an excellent use of the company’s expertise and tools in the midst of a business pivot during COVID, but both the execution and end product are flawless.”
Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the list of Stevie winners in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Sales.
“The nominations we received for the 2023 competition illustrate that business development, customer service, and sales professionals worldwide, in all sorts of organizations, have continued to innovate, thrive, and meet customer expectations,” said Stevie Awards president Maggie Miller. “The judges have recognized and rewarded their achievements, and we join them in applauding this year’s winners for their continued success.”


About Denise O’Leary MBE and Purpol Marketing
Denise O’Leary MBE is the founder of Purpol Marketing who are bid writing and marketing strategy experts holding an impressive 90+% win rate with £3.8bn opportunity secured to date. Her book WINNER has been an Amazon No1 bestseller.
Denise measures her success on how much her clients win and is sharing knowledge as an author, mentor and speaker. Purpol coach on how to win awards, grants and bids.
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 Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries 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 http://www.StevieAwards.com.
Sponsors of the 17th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service include Sales Partnerships, Inc., Support Services Group, and ValueSelling Associates, Inc.