One Planet Awards

6th Annual 2021 One Planet Awards | American + World Business

About

Welcome to One Planet Awards program honoring businesses and professionals in every industry in America and from around the world.

The American + World Business awards program recognizes achievements of your organization’s executives, employees, teams, company performance, products & services, and PR, Marketing, and Corporate Communications, and much more. 

Everyone deserves commendation for job well done. Identify, recognize, and nominate talented executives, professionals, and employees and bring out the greater best in them.

Start an Entry

All entry submissions must be made online only. Supporting material is optional but recommended and can be submitted as website links or as attachments. 

First create an account so that you can edit and review your entry content any time. 

If you already have an account created then Start an Entry now. 

Important: If you do not have an login account then the first step would be to “Create a new account” using the above link.

Awards Timeline

There are 4 deadlines and the fees increase after each deadline. 

  • February 28, 2020 | Early-Bird entry deadline
  • March 27, 2020 | Regular entry deadline
  • June 26, 2020 | Late entry deadlineJudging from March 27 to September 27, 2020
  • October 8, 2020 | Last chance entry deadline (revised)
  • October 13, 2020 | Winners notified in 2020 One Planet Awards 
  • November 2020 | Awards Ceremony – Winners will be presented and honored in a virtual ceremony

Frequently Asked Questions | FAQs

Are organizations/companies from any where in the world eligible to participate? 
Yes, companies from any where in the world can participate. Organizations/ companies do not need to have any office in San Francisco or USA to participate. 

Our company won in the past. Are we eligible to participate again this year? 
Yes, companies that won in the past are eligible to apply again this year. Most companies do participate again each year. 

Can we apply in the same category as previous year? 
Yes, applying in the same category is recommended. New entrants and a wider spectrum of judges determine the winners each year. So winners may be same or change in each category depending upon the scores. You may also submit nominations in more categories this time. 

Is there a fee to apply? Do all the categories have an entry fee? 
Your fees, sponsorships, and volunteering help fund the programs. This is a premier “Business Awards” program and involves specialized resources from all over the world. Most categories do have fees which increase with each deadline. There are some categories that have no fees. The earlier you submit your nominations, the more you can save on fees. 

Do we have to attend the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony to win? 
Attendance is not a must to win. Attendance is however highly recommended for the benefit of finalists who have worked particularly hard to gain recognition and the prestigious award that they will be honored with during the ceremony. At the awards ceremony our team of photo and video professionals will work with the attendees to create content that can be promoted for several months after this event. This content will be made available complimentary to all the attendees after the event.

Can we submit nominations and volunteer as a judge too? 
Yes. However as a judge you will not be able to score your own nominations. 

How can we order additional copies of trophies, medallions, and plaques?
Any number of additional custom engraved trophies, medallions, or plaques can be ordered online for current or any of the previous years in which your organization won.


Category Groups

A. Company Awards Categories Group

A1. Company | Company of the Year Awards Categories Group

A2. Company | Startup Awards Categories Group (NO FEE)

A3. Company | Best Companies Awards Categories Group

A4. Company | Milestone of the Year Awards Categories Group

A5. Company | Top Places to Work Awards Categories Group

B. Corporate Communications, and Public Relations Awards Categories Group

B1. Corporate Communications, and Public Relations Awards Categories Group

C. Communications & Media Awards Categories Group

C1. Communications & Media | Digital-Internet-Social Media Achievements Categories Group

C2. Communications & Media | Live Events Awards Categories Group

C3. Communications & Media | Mobile Sites & Apps Awards Categories Group

C4. Communications & Media | Publications and Print Awards Categories Group

C5. Communications & Media | Video, Commercial, Advertising, and Film Awards Categories Group

C6. Communications & Media | Website Awards Categories Group

D. Customer Service Awards Categories Group

D1. Customer Service Awards Categories Group

E. Human Resources Awards Categories Group

E1. Human Resources Awards Categories Group

F. Information Technology & Cyber Security Awards Categories Group

F1. Information Technology & Cyber Security Awards Categories Group

G. Marketing Awards Categories Group

G1. Marketing Awards Categories Group

H. Product & Service Awards Categories Group

H1. Product & Service | Content Technologies and Information Management Awards Categories Group

H2. Product & Service | Education Awards Categories Group

H3. Product & Service | Health Care and Medical Awards Categories Group

H4. Product & Service | Human Resource & Workforce Tools & Technology Awards Categories Group

H5. Product & Service | Industry Products & Services Awards Categories Group

H6. Product & Service | Information Technology and Cyber Security Awards Categories Group

I. People | Executives & Professionals Awards Categories Group

I1. People | Education Awards Categories Group

I2. People | Employee and Industry Professionals Awards Categories Group

I3. People | Executive & Management Awards Categories Group

I4. People | Health Care and Medical Awards Categories Group

I5. People | Innovator, Lifetime Achievement, Maverick, and Women Awards Categories Group

I6. People | Information Technology & Security Awards Categories Group

I7. People | Leadership and Board Members Team Awards Categories Group

J. Team-Department, Project, & Outstanding Performance Awards Categories Group

J1. Team-Department, Project, & Outstanding Performance Awards Categories Group

K. COVID-19 Business Response Awards Categories Group (NO FEE)

K1. COVID-19 Business Response Awards Categories Group