Stockdale & Leggo Wins People's Choice Stevie® Award in 2017 International Business Awards

Stockdale & Leggo is one of Australia’s leading real estate franchises with over 70 offices throughout Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and the Northern Territory and were delighted to take out the real estate category for the People’s Choice Award. Led by one of the industry’s few female COO’s Anna Thomas, Stockdale & Leggo has sold over $350B worth of real estate and helped more than 350,000 Australians achieve their real estate dreams.

Thomas, was delighted with the honour and that the 80 year old franchise group had secured top spot for the real estate category.

“The People’s Choice Award is such a wonderful accolade to win because it is the choice of the people rather than the industry and it is a true honour to be supported by our clients who have taken the time to vote on our behalf which makes this even more special for our group,” she said.

The crystal People’s Choice Stevie Awards will be presented to winners during a gala banquet on Saturday, 21 October at the W Hotel in Barcelona, Spain. More than 400 executives from over 30 nations are expected to attend. Peer-adjudicated Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners will also be recognized that evening.

The People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favourite Companies are a feature of The International Business Awards. The worldwide public vote was conducted this summer, with the highest number of votes deciding the winners in a variety of company categories. More than 14,000 votes were cast.

All organizations honoured in the IBA’s Company of the Year categories were included in people’s choice voting.

More than 3,900 nominations were submitted to this year’s International Business Awards by organizations in more than 60 nations and territories, for consideration in a wide range of categories. These categories included: New Product or Service of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Startup of the Year and Executive of the Year, among others.

“The People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favourite Companies is a special feature of The International Business Awards. Winners proved their customers, employees, social media fans, and others would take the time to help them win this award, proving healthy connections to those audiences,” said Stevie Awards president Michael Gallagher.

Details about The International Business Awards, the complete list of People’s Choice Stevie Award winners and the list of all 2017 Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners in the IBAs are available at