Ky Wilson named triple finalist in the 16th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business

Ky Wilson, the Australasian Promotional Products Association’s General Manager of Membership & Marketing, was named a Finalist in the Female Executive of the Year, Female Innovator of the Year and Woman of the Year categories in the 16th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, the same award categories in which she won Gold, Silver and Bronze respectively in 2018.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honour women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run – worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.

Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Friday, November 15.

 “In its sixteenth year, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business received a record number of nominations” said Michael Gallagher, founder and Executive Chairman of the Stevie Awards. “We’re looking forward to recognising the Stevie Award winners next month.”

More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year for consideration across a range of categories including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Company of the Year, Startup of the Year, and Women Run Workplace of the Year. From this global collective of high performing women, to qualify as a Finalist in three of these categories is an exceptional achievement.

APPA’s CEO Steve Granland remarked “On behalf of the APPA Board and members I would like to congratulate Ky on being named as a finalist in the Government or Not-for-Profit category in the for Female Executive of the Year, Female Innovator of the Year and Woman of the Year of the highly prestigious and internationally recognised Stevie Awards for Women in Business. Being named as a finalist in these awards is a fantastic endorsement of Ky’s dedication, innovation and quality of work. APPA is very lucky to have Ky and benefit from her approach of absolute passion to every endeavour.”

APPA’s President Robert Williams spoke of her commitment and passion to drive APPA to new heights.

“Ky has done it again! Her fantastic work, commitment and passion to drive APPA has been amazing and recognised 2 years in a row with the Stevie Awards. On behalf of the Board, Congratulations Ky. This is a great token to your creativity and to the calibre of work you provide to APPA and our industry. Well done, on being nominated as a finalist – bring home the Gold as you so well deserve. Great work Ky and thank-you for your commitment to excellence.”

About APPA

APPA is the largest and most influential promotional products association in Australasia. New members are welcomed into a vibrant community of like-minded business professionals and the exchange of ideas. APPA promotes professionalism, integrity and creativity in the world-wide, multi-billion promotional industry. Working in close partnership with our members, APPA has been able to help companies navigate the complex and changing business landscape. Members are a vital part of any industry organisation, and APPA values the professionalism our members aspire to. APPA members represent 76% of the promotional products industry, equating to a massive $2 billion in annual turnover. This ‘buying power’ enables APPA to continue to negotiate and provide excellent services for its members, as well as providing APPA with significant lobbying strength on behalf of the entire promotional products industry. 

About AMI & APPA Reciprocal Membership Benefits

The Australian Marketing Institution and the Australasian Promotional Products Association (APPA) have established a partnership with a clear goal to strengthen their respective organisations over the coming years. APPA members can benefit today, with an exclusive APPA rate on AMI membership! The AMI new member pricing is normally $490 (GST inclusive) but APPA members will receive an exclusive price of $332 (GST inclusive). This saving of $158 including GST per is available until 30 September 2019 and applicable to all employees of APPA members. As the leading professional marketing association in Australia, the Australian Marketing Institute offers a platform to advance your thinking, develop your skills, fuel your development and fulfil your potential – so that you are equipped to take on the challenges of a changing marketplace. T: 02 8256 1650 | E: |

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