NEW YORK, March 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MetTel, a leading communications solutions provider for enterprise businesses, was awarded two Silver Stevie® Awards in the Customer Service Department of the Year – Telecommunications and the Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year – Technology Industries categories in the tenth annual Stevie® Awards program for Sales & Customer Service.
The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world's top sales awards, business development awards, contact center awards, and customer service awards. The Stevie Awards organizes several of the world's leading business awards shows including the prestigious American Business AwardsSM and International Business AwardsSM. The awards were presented to honorees during a gala banquet on Friday, March 4 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. More than 500 executives from the U.S.A. and several other nations attended.
"We are thrilled to be recognized by the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer service for the second year in a row," said Mark Marshall, executive director of customer care, MetTel. "These award wins are both an honor and a testament to the incredible work our customer care team accomplishes day in and day out. Congratulations to the team and to senior leadership for their ongoing commitment to providing unwavering and award-winning customer care."
More than 60 members of several specialized judging committees determined the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during final judging earlier this month. Over 2,100 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were evaluated in this year's competition, an increase of 11% over 2015. Finalists were determined by the average scores of 115 professionals worldwide, acting as preliminary judges.
"Entries to the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service continue to grow every year, further validating the essential roles that business development, customer service, and sales play in business success," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "The widespread support of this program made the 2016 competition that much more intense among finalists. The judges were deeply impressed by the winner's accomplishments and we congratulate all of the winners on their commitment to excellence and innovation."
Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the list of finalists in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Sales.
MetTel is a leading global provider of customized, integrated and managed communications solutions for enterprise customers. By converging all communications over a proprietary network, MetTel enables enterprise companies to easily deploy and manage technology-driven voice, data, wireless and cloud solutions nationwide. With one of the most comprehensive offerings, award-winning customer care and the ability to help manage, maintain and secure your communications needs, our portfolio of customer-centric solutions boosts enterprise productivity, reduces costs and simplifies operations. Combining customized and managed communication solutions with a powerful platform of cloud-based software, the company's MetTel Portal® enables customers to manage their inventory, usage, spend and repairs from one simple, user friendly interface. MetTel is a PCI DSS V3.0 Level 1 compliant solution provider. MetTel was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in New York City. For more information visit www.mettel.net or contact us at 877.963.8663. MetTel. Smart Communications Solutions.™
About The Stevie Awards
The Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: The American Business Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, and the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards. A seventh program, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, will debut in April 2016. 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, and follow the Stevie Awards on Twitter @TheStevieAwards.
Sponsors of the 10th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service include Sales Partnerships and ValueSelling Associates.