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Diligent Corporation Honored With Three Stevie® Awards in 2016 American Business AwardsSM

Stevie winners were presented with their awards in New York on June 20, 2017

NEW YORK, NY - June 21, 2017 - Diligent Corporation was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Customer Service Team of the Year category in The 15th Annual American Business Awards. The company was also presented with a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Customer Service Department of the Year category. The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations - public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning 'crowned,' the awards were presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York last night.

More than 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others. Diligent Corporation was nominated in the Creating Customer-Centric Experiences category, which recognized innovative new products and services.

Diligent Corporation is the leading provider of board collaboration solutions to over 4,700 organizations and 140,000 users worldwide.

'At Diligent Corporation, we are proud to offer our customers the most innovative and secure board communication, collaboration and workflow technologies. We strive to provide solutions when and where they are most relevant and valuable,' said Brian Stafford, CEO of Diligent Corporation. 'These awards are a reflection of our commitment to providing world-class products and insights to our customers.'

More than 190 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year's Stevie Award winners.

'Each year the judges find the quality and variety of the nominations to be greater than the year before. The 2017 competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud,' said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2017 Stevie winners are available at

About Diligent Corporation

Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Over 4,700 clients in more than 70 countries and on all seven continents rely on Diligent to provide secure, intuitive access to their most time-sensitive and confidential information, ultimately helping them make better decisions. The Diligent Boards (formerly Diligent Boardbooks) solution speeds and simplifies how board materials are produced, delivered and collaborated on via any device, removing the security concerns of doing this by courier, email and file sharing. Visit or follow us on Twitter @diligentHQ to learn more.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie® Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. 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

Lauren Epstein,
Affect for Diligent Corporation