NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EvolveMKD and CEO Megan Driscoll received five awards at the 13th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, held Friday night at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. More than 500 people were in attendance and the event was broadcast on Livestream.
Driscoll was awarded Female Entrepreneur of the Year, recognizing her hard work in transforming her agency from a small office in her apartment to a full-service firm serving 20 brands with a staff of 18 multi-talented women. The agency was also awarded a Bronze Stevie in each of the following three categories: Company of the Year, Women-Run Workplace of the Year, and PR Campaign of the Year for work done on Merz Pharma Group's Cellfina TM System for combating cellulite. EvolveMKD also won Silver for Startup of the Year. "I'm so happy to be a part of this amazing group of women," Driscoll said upon receiving her award. "It's inspiring, it's invigorating, and I look up to all of you." Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for "crowned," the Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world's top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run. All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations - public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2016 awards received entries from 31 nations and territories. More than 1,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories. Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 160 professionals worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.