Department / team categories

Best in Biz Awards International offers the following 14 department / team categories.

Companies are allowed and encouraged to submit entries in multiple categories in Best in Biz Awards 2018 International. Since each entry is judged separately in each category it is submitted in, entries submitted in multiple categories are eligible to win multiple awards. Companies winning multiple awards are automatically considered for the coveted Most Awarded companies list.

01

EXECUTIVE TEAM OF THE YEAR

All executive management teams from all industries and regions worldwide are eligible, regardless of the team’s size.

02

FOUNDING TEAM OF THE YEAR

New for 2018 awards
All founding teams from all industries and regions worldwide, who have created a new business since January 1, 2017 are eligible.

03

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT / TEAM OF THE YEAR

All business development departments and teams from all industries and regions worldwide are eligible, regardless of their size.

04

CREATIVE DEPARTMENT / TEAM OF THE YEAR

All creative departments and teams from all industries and regions worldwide are eligible, regardless of their size. This includes in-house graphic and art departments, as well as teams at advertising, creative or marketing agencies.

05

FINANCE DEPARTMENT / TEAM OF THE YEAR

All finance departments and teams from all industries and regions worldwide are eligible, regardless of their size.

06

HR DEPARTMENT / TEAM OF THE YEAR

All human resources departments and teams from all industries and regions worldwide are eligible, regardless of their size.

07

LEGAL DEPARTMENT / TEAM OF THE YEAR

All legal departments and teams from all industries and regions worldwide are eligible, regardless of their size. This includes in-house law departments, as well as teams at law firms.

08

MARKETING DEPARTMENT / TEAM OF THE YEAR

All marketing departments and teams from all industries and regions worldwide are eligible, regardless of their size. This includes in-house marketing departments, as well as teams at advertising, digital marketing or marketing agencies.

09

OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT / TEAM OF THE YEAR

New for 2018 awards
All operations departments and teams from all industries and regions worldwide eligible, regardless of their size. This includes general operations, front-of-the-house, manufacturing, and others. Also, operations departments can encompass other functional teams, such as HR, legal, etc.

10

PR DEPARTMENT / TEAM OF THE YEAR

All public relations and corporate communications departments and teams from all industries and regions worldwide eligible, regardless of their size. This includes in-house PR and corporate communications departments, as well as teams at PR agencies.

11

SALES DEPARTMENT / TEAM OF THE YEAR

All sales departments and teams from all industries and regions worldwide are eligible, regardless of their size. This includes channel, direct, online and retail sales.

12

SUPPORT DEPARTMENT / TEAM OF THE YEAR

All support departments and teams from all industries and regions worldwide are eligible, regardless of their size. This includes customer care, customer support, tech support, etc.

13

TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT / TEAM OF THE YEAR

All technology departments and teams from all industries and regions worldwide are eligible, regardless of their size. This includes engineering, IT, web development, etc.

14

BOARD OF THE YEAR

All boards of publically owned companies from all industries and regions worldwide are eligible.