MIRAMAR, Fla., Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Arise Virtual Solutions Inc., the leader in on-demand customer management solutions, has won a Gold Stevie® Award in the Best Use of Technology in Customer Service - Business Services category in the 11th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.
The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world's top honors for customer service, contact center, business development and sales professionals. The Stevie Awards organizes several of the world's leading business awards programs including the prestigious American Business AwardsSM and International Business AwardsSM.
The awards were presented during a gala banquet on Friday, February 24 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. More than 650 executives from around the world attended. Arise's own Kimberly Layne, Vice President of Business Development, Health and Life Sciences, was on hand to accept the award on Arise's behalf.
"It is a privilege to work with an organization that has so much brain power behind their innovative technology, people, and processes," said Kimberly Layne as she accepted the award. "It is especially rewarding to be with an organization that makes a difference."
More than 75 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. Finalists were determined by another 77 judges.
The Gold win for "The Right Technology to Support Rapid Resource Changes in Customer Service" award reflects the flexible and innovative Arise Platform-as-a-Service, which allows for secure, quality customer service solutions across multiple industries. Using the Arise Platform, clients are able to scale resources up or down in as little as 30 to 60 minutes, with the ability to flex 20-40% intraday, thereby minimizing adverse impact to customers.
"It is truly an honor to be recognized by the Stevie Awards and our peers," said John A. Meyer, CEO of Arise Virtual Solutions Inc. "Arise is meeting the future of the on-demand economy head-on with our unique platform. The inherent capacity, flexibility, and scalability that is seen in the Arise platform technology ensures that customer demand is – as our award says – rapidly, instantly addressed and supported. Since 1997, Arise has served some of the largest and most iconic brands in the world and we're elated to keep moving forward."
More than 2,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were evaluated in this year's competition, an increase of 10% over 2016. Finalists were determined by the average scores of 77 professionals worldwide, acting as preliminary judges. One judge remarked that the innovative technology of Arise can provide a "desperately needed" tool to "accommodate a flexible work force."
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.
About Arise Virtual Solutions Inc.:
Arise is a pioneer of on-demand customer management technology and business process outsourcing. Our powerful cloud-based platform provides a virtual nationwide network to connect primarily work-at-home service professionals running small call center businesses to companies needing contact center and other business services. Built to scale, Arise makes the way for a superior customer experience for innovative enterprises from startups to Fortune 500.
About The Stevie Awards Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German 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 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 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 www.StevieAwards.com.
Sponsors and supporters of the 11th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service include Sales Partnerships, Inc. and ValueSelling Associates, Inc.