(EWIRE | Driving Business Growth — May 11, 2018) — Max Anderson, founder of Vote.net, was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award as Entrepreneur of the Year in the Internet, New Media, Media & Entertainment category in The 16th Annual American Business Awards®. Awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Monday, June 11.
More than 3,700 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration. “The nominations submitted for The 2018 American Business Awards were outstanding. The competition was intense, and those recognized as Stevie Award winners should be immensely proud of this accomplishment,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.
“Wow, it’s really nice to be recognized. It’s great that all the students’ hard work is appreciated,” said Max Anderson.
Vote.net was conceived, built and launched during 2017 as a non-partisan student effort to engage young voters in the political process. The site debuted together with a weekly student forum at Hunter College High School. Vote.net’s mission is to create a constructive outlet for the expression of differing political viewpoints and to provide a practical approach to impacting the political process through student activism.
About the Stevie Awards
More than 200 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners. Sponsors of The 2018 American Business Awards include HCL America, John Hancock Financial Services and SoftPro.