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Awards Shortlist Announced

Awards Shortlist Announced

Think Global Forum Awards Shortlist Announced

March 15, 2019 | Dublin, Ireland / Mountain View, California.

Think Global Forum Awards have announced this year’s shortlisted applicants. The judging panel – made up of leading professionals from a broad array of industries – carried out a meticulous review of every entry across 12 award categories and has presented their findings to the award committee.

The importance of connecting with a global audience effectively and efficiently is critical in today’s marketplace. The awards are a way to recognize achievements in this area and to promote the awareness of thinking globally for individuals, communities, start-ups, small and medium sized businesses, global brands and large-scale international organizations.

All categories and shortlisted applicants are listed below.

Brand of the Year

NetApp Globalization
Samsung STEM
Samsung India

Community

The Worldly Marketer Podcast
Women in Localization
PWN Global

Advertising

IKEA Advertising 
Greenpeace Canada

Language Industry Person of the Year

Michele Carlson
Maria Scheibengraf

Localization Recognition

Rotary International
CA Technologies

Going Global

Sage Advice
LinkedIn

Start-up

WIA Technologies
Retro Digital
Globechain
Abodoo

Technology

XTM International
Survey Monkey

Travel

American Express Global Bus 
Lonely Planet Travel News Daily

Life Sciences

Integrated DNA
Fluidigm
Acibadem

Retail & eCommerce

Gamestop
PitneyBowes

Manufacturing

Alps Electrics
Zimmer Bio

Congratulations to all shortlisted companies and individuals! The winners will be announced at this year’s ceremonies, hosted at the Gibson Hotel in Dublin, Ireland and the Rosewood Sandhill Hotel in Menlo Park, California, USA, on April 3, 2019.

About Think Global Forum

The Think Global Forum is a body of industry professionals designed to provide insights and thought leadership in the context of the globalization of products and services around the world. With a strong interest in all things localization the forum is made up of industry thought leaders who can offer keen insights into the here and now and, most importantly, the future. For more information please visit: https://www.thinkglobalforum.org

Media Contact

Priscillia Charles
Communications Director, Think Global Forum
priscillia@thinkglobalforum.org
https://www.thinkglobalforum.org

Think Global Awards

Think Global Awards

Think Global Awards Update

Simon Hodgkins, Founder, Think Global Forum.

“Firstly, let me start with a big thank you. Thank you to everybody who has taken the time to submit an entry to this year’s Think Global Awards. We are absolutely delighted with the amount of responses and interest that you have shown in this years awards program. The awards this year cover everything from brand and advertising to thinking globally and also cover a number of industry sectors. We have a brand of the year award, a community award, an advertising award, a language industry person of the year award. We focus on localization, companies that are going global and also for the first time this year we have a dedicated startup award.

Our industry sectors cover technology, travel, life sciences, retail, e-commerce, manufacturing, and the awards submissions are truly outstanding this year. We have people from all over the world, individuals, companies, global brands, small startups and some really fascinating submissions for the various awards categories.

We are so looking forward to announcing the shortlist and also the winners, who will all be announced on March 6, 2019. We will be hosting awards events both in the US and also in Europe, so stay tuned to all things Think Global Forum and all things Think Global Awards for more details. Thank you.”

Think Global Awards Application Deadline Extended

Think Global Awards Application Deadline Extended

Think Global Awards Application Deadline Extended

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. December 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

The Think Global Awards application deadline has been extended from December 20, 2018, to January 15, 2019.

The competition, running across 12 different categories, from Community to Start-Up Award, will reward successful brands, projects, and individuals across the globe.

The full list of the awards includes:

  • Brand of the Year Award

  • Community Award

  • Advertising Award (Digital, Online & Traditional)

  • Language Industry Person of the Year Award (Individual)

  • Localization Recognition Award (Company/Team)

  • Going Global Award

  • Start-Up Award

  • Technology Award

  • Travel Award

  • Life Sciences Award

  • Retail & eCommerce Award

  • Manufacturing Award

A judging panel of leading professionals from various industries will select the winners, and the awards will be announced at events taking place in Europe and the United States in March 2019.

The awards are open for entries at www.thinkglobalawards.com

Media Contact

Priscillia Charles
Communications Director, Think Global Forum
priscillia@thinkglobalforum.org
https://www.thinkglobalforum.org

Think Global Awards Deadline Extended

Think Global Awards Deadline Extended

Deadline Extended for the Think Global Awards

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. December 10, 2018

For Immediate Release

The deadline for the Think Global Awards has been extended to Thursday, December 20, 2018.

This year, the competition is across 12 categories including new areas added for this year's awards. The awards cover branding and advertising, thinking globally and awards by industry sectors.

The awards categories include:

  • Brand of the Year Award

  • Community Award

  • Advertising Award (Digital, Online & Traditional)

  • Language Industry Person of the Year Award (Individual)

  • Localization Recognition Award (Company/Team)

  • Going Global Award

  • Start-Up Award

  • Technology Award

  • Travel Award

  • Life Sciences Award

  • Retail & eCommerce Award

  • Manufacturing Award

The judging panel consists of leading experts from a number of global organizations.

This year's judging panel includes:

Beatrice Whelan, Global Content Manager, Sage
Medhat Bassily, Principal Globalization Architect, ADP
Lucie Newcomb, CEO, The NewComm Global Group
Bruno Herrmann, Digital, Product, Content and Experience consultant, and Advisory Board Member, Brand2Global
Sibylle Eibl, Director of Solutions Architecture, Vistatec
Yuka Ghesquière Nakasone, Chief Strategist, Global Bridge, and Globalization and Localization Director, Beabloo

The Think Global Forum Awards recognize the achievements of people, projects, brands and companies around the world. Awards events will be held in Europe and the USA to announce the winners.

The awards are open for entries at: www.thinkglobalawards.com

Media Contact

Priscillia Charles 
Communications Director, Think Global Forum 
priscillia@thinkglobalforum.org 
https://www.thinkglobalforum.org

Think Global Awards 2018

Think Global Awards 2018

Think Global Awards 2018

The Think Global Awards are open for entries

Simon Hodgkins, founder of the Think Global Forum, shares the news of the launch of the Think Global Awards 2018 after a growing interest and membership in the global community since the initial launch of events and activities in the United States.

Since 2017, The Think Global Forum has been expanding into Europe and many new European Think Global Forum events have been held. We continue to see progress and expansion in both the USA and European forums in many sectors including, Technology, Travel, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Retail and eCommerce.

The latest USA forum brought together our Life Sciences executives in San Diego and we recently concluded another successful European Retail and eCommerce event in London.

After a successful launch in 2017, the Think Global Awards 2018 are back for the second year.

Think Global Awards 2018.jpg

In the initial awards year, we were delighted with how well the Think Global Awards were received around the world. Individuals and companies entered the awards categories from across the globe; we saw many new innovative companies taking part, as well as a numerous large-scale global brands and organizations being nominated for awards.

We saw a vast amount of people nominating others for their achievement and people nominating themselves or their teams for the various awards categories.

The Think Global Awards in its very first year saw some of the biggest and best-known brands in the world taking part. This year, the Think Global Awards 2018 will be larger again in scale and will see new awards categories and additional judges added to the panel.

The Awards are open for entries from October 3, 2018, through to December 2018. The shortlisted entries will be announced in December, and the overall winners will once again be awarded in January at the awards ceremonies planned for Europe and the US.

The Think Global Forum Awards recognize the achievements of people, projects, brands and companies around the world.

The importance of reaching a global audience effectively and efficiently is so critical in today’s marketplace, and the messaging and essence of the communication is so important as you grow and expand your products and services into new markets and geographies.

Global content available in local languages plays such an important factor in your organization global success, along with a thorough understanding of the locale and its cultural, ethnic, educational, social and political realities.

With many new awards categories, the Think Global Awards 2018 aim to recognize the achievements in these areas and help promote the awareness of thinking globally.

We are pleased to announce that the 2018 Awards are officially open and available for entries at www.ThinkGlobalForum.org/Awards/

Enter the awards today!

Think Global Awards 2018

Think Global Awards 2018

 

Think Global Awards 2018

Following the initial launch of the awards last year and the overwhelming number of entries and interest we experienced, we are scaling up and improving the awards even further for 2018. Hosting the awards for the 2nd year will see new categories added and an extended judging panel. The team behind the scenes are busy getting everything in place for what promises to be another very busy awards season. 

We will be hosting awards events in Europe and the USA to announce the 2018 winners, once all of the entries are in and the judging has taken place! 

The Think Global Awards 2018 will be open to individuals, companies, and brands again this year. 

Following the growth of the Think Global Forum in Europe and the USA and the high level of interest we received in the first year of the Think Global Awards we are delighted to be expanding the awards program for 2018. 

If you would like to find out more about the Think Global Awards, please visit:

https://www.thinkglobalforum.org/awards/

 

The USA Think Global Awards Lunch

The USA Think Global Awards Lunch

USA Think Global Awards Lunch

WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT THINK GLOBAL AWARDS EVENT

March 26, 2018 - Palo Alto, California

For Immediate Release

The USA winners of the Think Global Forum Awards will be hosted at an awards event lunch on March 26, 2018, in Silicon Valley.

The Awards, running for the first time, recognize industry excellence and highlight achievements that help and promote the awareness of thinking globally.

Simon Hodgkins, Founder of Think Global Forum, said: "The Think Global Awards celebrate the contributions of individuals, brands, and organizations from around the world. We recently held the Think Global Awards event in Europe and this additional event in the USA helps to recognize the businesses and people who are driving innovation and excellence in a range of specific areas.”

We have seen outstanding submissions and interest in the awards. All of the winners have demonstrated that they are amongst the best in their respective areas.

Beatrice Whelan, one of the Think Global Awards Judges, said: “It was a pleasure to be involved in the first year of the Think Global Awards. Congratulations to all of the shortlisted entrants and to the Think Global Awards winners across all the categories.”

The Think Global Forum would like to thank all of the Think Global Awards Judges for their assistance and everyone who has taken the time to submit an entry to the Think Global Awards.

The 2018 Awards will be launched later this year.

THINK GLOBAL AWARDS WINNERS

Brand Of The Year Award

Netflix

Community Award

GDPR Awareness Coalition

Company Of The Year Award

GetYourGuide

Language Industry Person Of The Year Award

Anna Schlegel

Localization Recognition Award

Google in Partnership with Udacity

Life Sciences Company Of The Year

GE Healthcare

Technology Company Of The Year

VMware

Medical Devices Company Of The Year

Baxter

Manufacturing Company Of The Year

Tesla

Retail Company Of The Year

Salesforce

Travel Company Of The Year

Sanctifly

Most Innovative Use Of Technology Award

BMC Remedyforce

Online Advertising Award

TripAdvisor

 

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Notes to editors

The Think Global Forum Awards recognize the achievements of people, projects, brands and companies around the world. These awards are a way of recognizing achievements in the area of global communication and help to promote the importance and awareness of thinking globally. To find out more information on the Think Global Forum and the Think Global Awards please visit: https://www.thinkglobalforum.org

For further information please contact:

Bronwyn Hogan, Think Global Forum, info(at)thinkglobalforum.org

Think Global Awards Winners Announced

Think Global Awards Winners Announced

Think Global Awards Winners Announced

Winners Announced at Think Global Awards event

February 5, 2018 - Dublin, Ireland

For Immediate Release

The winners of the Think Global Forum Awards were announced during an awards event hosted on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 in Dublin, Ireland.

The Awards, running for the first time, recognize industry excellence and highlight achievements that help and promote the awareness of thinking globally.

Simon Hodgkins, Founder of Think Global Forum, said: "The Think Global Awards celebrate the contributions of individuals, brands and organizations from around the world. The awards help to recognize the businesses and people who are driving innovation and excellence in a range of specific fields.”

The award categories were extremely competitively fought. We have seen outstanding submissions and interest in the awards. All of the winners have demonstrated that they are amongst the best in their respective areas.

Beatrice Whelan, one of the Think Global Awards Judges, said: “It was a pleasure to be involved in the first year of the Think Global Awards. Congratulations to all of the shortlisted entrants and to the Think Global Awards winners across all the categories.”

The Think Global Forum would like to thank all of the Think Global Awards Judges for their assistance and everyone who has taken the time to submit an entry to the Think Global Awards.

The 2018 Awards will be launched later this year.

Think Global Awards Winners

Brand Of The Year Award

Netflix

Community Award

GDPR Awareness Coalition

Company Of The Year Award

GetYourGuide

Language Industry Person Of The Year Award

Anna Schlegel

Localization Recognition Award

Google in Partnership with Udacity

Life Sciences Company Of The Year

GE Healthcare

Technology Company Of The Year

VMware

Medical Devices Company Of The Year

Baxter

Manufacturing Company Of The Year

Tesla

Retail Company Of The Year

Salesforce

Travel Company Of The Year

Sanctifly

Most Innovative Use Of Technology Award

BMC Remedyforce

Online Advertising Award

TripAdvisor

 

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Notes to editors

The Think Global Forum Awards recognize the achievements of people, projects, brands and companies around the world. These awards are a way of recognizing achievements in the area of global communication and help to promote the importance and awareness of thinking globally. To find out more information on the Think Global Forum and the Think Global Awards please visit: https://www.thinkglobalforum.org

For further information please contact:

Bronwyn Hogan, Think Global Forum, info(at)thinkglobalforum.org

 

 

Awards Winners Announced

Awards Winners Announced

Think Global Awards Winners Announced

 

The Winners

 

Brand Of The Year Award

Netflix

___

Community Award

GDPR Awareness Coalition

___

Company Of The Year Award

GetYourGuide

___

Language Industry Person Of the Year Award 

Anna Schlegel

___

Localization Recognition Award

Google In Partnership with Udacity

___

Life Sciences Company Of The Year 

GE Healthcare

___

Technology Company Of The Year

VMware

___

Medical Devices Company Of The Year 

Baxter

___

Manufacturing Company Of The Year

Tesla

___

Retail Company Of The Year

Salesforce

___

Travel Company Of The Year

Sanctifly

___

Most Innovative Use Of Technology Award

BMC RemedyForce

___

Online Advertising Award

TripAdvisor

 

The  Think Global Forum Awards recognize the achievements of people, projects, brands and companies around the world. These awards are a way of recognizing the achievements in the area of global communication and to help and promote the awareness of thinking globally.

The Think Global Awards winners were announced at the Think Global Awards in Dublin, Ireland January 31, 2018. Congratulations to all of the winners and a special mention to all of the shortlisted entrants.

We would like to thank all of the Think Global Award Judges for their help and assistance and to everyone who has taken the time to submit an entry to the Think Global Awards.  

Think Global Awards Shortlist Announced

Think Global Awards Shortlist Announced

The Think Global Awards shortlist has been announced ahead of the annual awards lunch taking place on January 31, 2018, at the IFSC in Dubin, Ireland. 

The shortlisted entries include: 

  • Disney
  • Netflix
  • Coder Dojo
  • GDPR Awareness Coalition
  • The Worldly Marketer Podcast
  • Google in Partnership with Udacity
  • Women in Localization Board
  • Women's Inspire Network
  • Get Your Guide
  • In What Language
  • Net App
  • Anna Schlegel
  • Anne-Cecile Dousson-Lheritier
  • Cody Broderick
  • Jesus Maroto
  • Renato Beninatto
  • Ulrich Henes
  • Fitbit
  • GE Healthcare
  • Google in Partnership with Udacity
  • Tesla
  • Virgin Hyperloop One
  • Baxter
  • Medtronic
  • Varian
  • BD
  • BMC
  • IKEA
  • Host in Ireland
  • Predictive Index
  • Primero
  • Trivago
  • Xero
  • NYT
  • TripAdvisor
  • Get Your Guide
  • Salesforce
  • Lingoport
  • VMWare
  • Sanctifly

The  Think Global Forum Awards recognize the achievements of people, projects, brands and companies around the world. These awards are a way of recognizing the achievements in the area of communication and to help and promote the awareness of thinking globally.

The Think Global Awards will be taking place January 31, 2018, where the winners will be announced.

We would like to thank all of the Think Global Award Judges for their help and assistance and to everyone who has taken the time to submit an entry to the Think Global Awards.  

Think Global Awards Closing

Think Global Awards Closing

The Think Global Awards 2017 are closing for entry

The awards are currently open to individuals, companies, brands and organisations.

The following Award categories are open for entry: 

Brand of the Year Award

Community Award

Company of the Year Award

Global Advertising Award

Language Industry Person of the Year Award

Localization Recognition Award

Manufacturing Company of the Year Award

Life Sciences Company of the Year Award

Most Innovative Use of Technology Award

Online Advertising Award

Retail Company of the Year Award

Technology Company of the Year Award

Travel Company of the Year Award

The Think Global Forum Awards recognize the achievements of people, projects, brands and companies around the world.

Closing date for last entries: December 29, 2017.

You can enter the awards here.

Annual Think Global Awards Announced

Annual Think Global Awards Announced

Annual Think Global Awards Announced

The Think Global Forum announces Think Global Awards 2017

The Think Global Forum is pleased to announce the very first Think Global Awards. The Awards recognize the achievements of people, projects, brands and companies around the world. The importance of reaching a global audience effectively and efficiently is so critical in today's market place. Your global content, the languages and a host of items play such an important factor along with local cultural market understandings.

These awards are a way of recognizing the achievements in these areas and to help and promote the awareness of thinking globally.

The Award Categories for 2017

·       Brand of the Year Award

·       Community Award

·       Company of the Year Award

·       Global Advertising Award

·       Language Industry Person of the Year Award

·       Localization Recognition Award

·       Manufacturing Company of the Year Award

·       Life Sciences Company of the Year Award

·       Most Innovative Use of Technology Award

·       Online Advertising Award

·       Retail Company of the Year Award

·       Technology Company of the Year Award

·       Travel Company of the Year Award

“Following the rapid growth of the Think Global Forum and the tremendous support we have received from the wider community it is exciting to see the launch of the very first Think Global Awards,” commented Simon Hodgkins, Think Global Forum Founder and Chief Marketing Officer, Vistatec.

The Think Global Forum has a growing number of Forum Executives that represent many leading companies and brands that include: 

GoPro, NetApp, Skype, Motorola, Illumina, Viator, Toyota, Yamaha, Kawasaki, First Data, Classic Vacations, Oasis Collections, VMware, Generali, The Wealthy Travel Agent, [24/7] Inc, PCA, Author IT Software Corporation, Beckman Coulter Inc, Hyundai, Northrop Grumman, Becton Dickinson and Company, Trip Advisor, Edwards Life Sciences, Varian Medical, Deloitte, OpenJaw Technologies, Carnival Group, Hostelworld, Wyndham Worldwide, Expedia and LinkedIn. 

If you would like to find out more about the Think Global Forum Awards, please visit:

https://www.thinkglobalforum.org/awards/

About Vistatec

Vistatec has been supporting some of the world's most iconic brands to optimize their global commercial potential since 1997. Vistatec is one of the world's leading localization solutions providers headquartered in Dublin, Ireland with offices in Mountain View, California, USA. https://www.vistatec.com

About Think Global Forum

The Think Global Forum is a body of industry professionals designed to provide insights and thought leadership in the context of the globalization of products and services around the world. With a strong interest in all things localization the forum is made up of industry thought leaders who can offer keen insights into the here and now and importantly the future. http://www.thinkglobalforum.org/

Media Contact

Bronwyn Hogan
Marketing Executive, Vistatec
events(at)vistatec(dot)com