M&A Advisor announces the winners for the 40 Under 40 Awards

By Tucker HarringtonThe M&A Advisor recently announced the 40 Under 40 who will receive recognition awards for their hard work throughout their career. This segment is limited to those from Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New York, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.These professionals will be honored in an effort to promote professional development within those who are emerging as the leading business leaders."For over a decade we have been recognizing US an...
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Bar South team takes home FineAwards.com-designed trophy

By Abigail RicardsThe Yamaha Contender Miami Billfish Challenge was fun-filled and full of excitement, as the two events boded well for anglers at the Miami Beach Marina on both Friday and Saturday.The two contests - the Billfish Tournament and the One Day Blast - displayed Saturday as the better day, as 164 sailfish were caught and released. Tallying that up with Friday's totals, the overall number was 206. The Bar South team was the one to come on top, coming from behi...
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Brainshark honored with MediaPost Appy Award for iPad application

By Jonathan BennettMediaPost Communications, a media and advertising news and publishing company, recently announced that Brainshark, an online and mobile presentation software, has been awarded with an Appy Award for its SlideShark iPad App.The application won the Appy Award during the second annual awards ceremony in the business category, as it allows business professionals create and play PowerPoint presentations on their iPad."The caliber of this year's entries...
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Employees purchase a custom award for recently retired boss

By Abgail Richards Many workers can think of one boss that they had throughout their career who was truly an inspiration and a joy to work for. As sad as a number of employees are to see them go, managers do end up retiring - and what better way to celebrate an amazing career than host a party?Several managers, CEOs or employers will expect a little party in their honor. But for those really exceptional bosses, some employees may want to take this a little bit further. I...
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Tech Awards Circle honors the best in the technology industry

By Tucker HarringtonThe Tech Awards Circle is now open for nominations, as the independent program honors the best products, vendors and individuals who make the biggest impact on the technology industry. This year, which is the fourth since the ceremony was established, will also include a category for startup companies to be honored.Winners over the years have come from all different facets of the technology world such as hardware, software, consumer, midrange and enterpris...
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Katy Perry garners artist of the year by NARM

By Abigail RichardsKaty Perry will be honored with the Artist of the Year award by music business association, NARM, during the Music Biz 2012 Awards Dinner party in Los Angeles on May 10.Perry has had quite the year, as she tied Michael Jackson's record for most number one singles from one album, Teenage Dream. The album, which was released in 2010, quickly topped the charts and sold more than 5.5 million copies across the globe."Katy's music was absolutely ever...
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GLAAD Media Awards presented Saturday night

By Tucker HarringtonPop sensation Lady Gaga was one of the many big winners during the GLAAD Media Awards, which honors various media branches that represent the LBGT community. The 23rd annual event, which was hosted by "Glee" stars Cory Monteith and Naya Rivera, took place this past Saturday night.Gaga has seen her fair share of crystal awards, and she can now add the Outstanding Music Artist prize for her album Born This Way to the list of accolades. Additional b...
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FineAwards.com designs custom trophy for this weekend’s Miami Billfish Tournament

By Tucker HarringtonThe Yamaha Contender Miami Billfish Tournament weekend is here yet again, and this three-day event is underway. The fun-filled annual event is complete with parties, a silent auction and of course - a little competition.Following Thursday's kick-off party, the two-day fishing event started early Friday morning, and the boats will start coming in around 4 in the afternoon. Weigh-in and a dockside party serves as quite the celebration, as the fishermen ...
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Tom Kuderik of Michigan wins national volunteer honor

By Abigail RichardsTom Kuderik of Michigan was recently honored with the top national award - the Waste Management Volunteer of the Year Award - for his volunteer work in a number of projects and services around the world.Kuderik has already received awards on the more local level, but now he beat out 44,000 other employees across the country. He has volunteered 1,100 hours of his time in 2011 along, and he has surpassed the 1,000-hour mark every year for at least the past 15...
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Mike Schiotis honored for his heroics with the Goodyear Highway Hero Award

By Tucker HarringtonThe Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company recently awarded Mike Schiotis with the North American Highway Hero Award.Schiotis earned his award after his heroic actions this past November. The truck driver slowed down once he saw a woman walking slowly in front of a man. He thought they were injured and went to help, but the woman immediately started screaming that the man was trying to kill her. Schiotis got the woman in his truck, dispatched the police and a lo...
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