SUNNY SIDE UP, Inc. (SSU) is pleased to announce that it is the proud recipient of a silver and bronze in the 2017 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the business award program that recognizes outstanding businesses and organizations in the Asia Pacific region. SSU received a silver in the “Most Innovative Public Relations Agency of the Year” category, and a bronze for its involvement in the YOU MAKE SHIBUYA Countdown 2017 event in the “Award for the Innovation in the Use of Events” category.
This year, more than 700 applications were received from 22 countries, and SSU is a proud winner in two categories.
●Most Innovative Public Relations Agency of the Year (Silver)
Always looking to “create a buzz”, SSU’s involvement in such innovative programs as YOU MAKE SHIBUYA Countdown 2017 and RockCorps were highly rated, leading to the recognition.
YOU MAKE SHIBUYA Countdown was a first ever attempt to hold a large event using public streets, and SSU’s involvement from the early planning stages helped set the stage for a widely successful event involving organizers and sponsors from both the public and private sectors. Entering its fourth year as the Japan representative office for RockCorps, SSU continued its tradition of creativity by adding programs such as an official ambassador and new and innovative volunteer activities, increasing volunteers beyond expectations.
●Award for the Innovation in the Use of Events (Bronze)
In this category, SSU’s ability to use creative and unique methods to secure media coverage for the YOU MAKE SHIBUYA Countdown 2017 event was recognized.
The Stevie® Awards has 7 different awards such as the International Business Awards (IBA) and American Business Awards that span the globe, and is recognized as the Oscars of the business world.
As part of this overall program, the Asia Pacific Stevie Awards is the only award of its type that recognizes innovation in business in the Asia Pacific region. This year’s list of winners includes organizations and businesses from 15 countries throughout the region.