American Business Award FinalistHaystak has been named a Finalist in the Best New Company of the Year and Fastest-Growing Company of the Year categories in The 2013 American Business Awards (ABA), and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver or Bronze Stevie® Award winner in both categories.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

The American Business Awards will be presented at two awards events: the ABA’s traditional banquet on Monday, June 17 – in Chicago for the first time, after 10 years in New York; and the new product & technology awards event on Monday, September 16 in San Francisco.

More than 3,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year and Executive of the Year, among others. Haystak is nominated in the Best New Company of the Year and Fastest-Growing Company of the Year categories for all industries.

Haystak Digital Marketing was founded in early 2012 and quickly became one the leading providers of online marketing in the automotive retail industry. In the company’s first year of operation, total accounts grew by 400% and the work force grew by over 700%. The year’s highlights also included numerous awards, accolades and events involving companies such as Google and Microsoft. Haystak’s proprietary digital marketing platform was also upgraded.

Haystak Digital Marketing founder and chairman, Duncan Scarry, commented, “It’s an honor to be selected as a finalist in both the Best New Company of the Year and Fastest-Growing Company of the Year categories of the American Business Awards. Our selection for the awards is a testament to the talented team that we have assembled at Haystak. Everyone’s hard work and dedication are reflected in our clients’ success, and our growth and recognition.”

Finalists were chosen by more than 140 business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May. More than 150 members of nine specialized judging committees will determine Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during final judging, to take place May 13 – 24.

Sponsors and partners of The 2013 American Business Awards include the Business TalkRadio Network, Callidus Software, Citrix Online, Dynamic Research Corporation, Experian, John Hancock Funds, LifeLock, PetRays and SoftPro. Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available here.

About the Stevie Awards:
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. A fifth program, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, will debut this year. 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.