CHESTERFIELD, Mo., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reliv International, Inc.'s healthy energy shot, Reliv 24K, today was named a finalist in the New Product or Service of the Year – Consumer Products category in the 2011 American Business Awards. The American Business Awards are also known as Stevie® Awards. Reliv 24K is the first product designed to fight the fatigue cycle by providing energy, mental focus and stress relief. The product contains 24 active ingredients. "This product is Reliv's first ready-to-drink supplement," said Dr. Carl W. Hastings, chief scientific officer for Reliv. "24K is a healthy energy drink containing no caffeine and only five calories," he added. This year's Stevie Award winners will be announced during the annual gala on Monday, June 20 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. More than six hundred executives from across the U.S.A. are expected to attend. The event will benefit Camfed (camfed.org), which fights poverty and HIV/AIDS in Africa by educating girls and empowering women to become leaders of change. The ceremonies will be broadcast on radio nationwide by the Business TalkRadio Network. Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May. Stevie Award winners will be selected from among the Finalists in each category next week by members of 10 specialized final judging committees. More than 150 executives will have participated in judging this year. About Reliv International, Inc. Reliv International, Inc., based in Chesterfield, Mo., produces dietary supplements that promote optimal health. Reliv supplements address essential nutrition, weight loss, and targeted solutions for athletic performance, digestive health, women's health and anti-aging. The company also markets the Relivables line of premium personal care products. Reliv sells its products through an international network marketing system of independent distributors in 15 countries. Learn more about Reliv at www.reliv.com, or on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. 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. 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 at www.stevieawards.com. SOURCE Reliv International, Inc.