The International Business Awards were celebrated at the ANDAZ Hotel am Belvedere in Vienna, Austria on 19 October. At the awards ceremony, Better2Know was crowned the top company in the Health Products and Services category. CEO and co-founder, Mike Asher, was presented with the prestigious Gold Award.

Mike Asher
Mike Asher at the IBAs Gala Event in Vienna

In the 16th Annual International Business Awards, Better2Know bagged the honourable Gold Award for a small company. Renowned as one of world’s premier business awards programme, the Stevie Awards celebrates the achievements and positive contributions of organisations worldwide. This year, the IBAs received the highest number of entrants the awards have ever seen. More than 4,000 nominations from organisations of all sizes and in almost every industry were submitted for consideration in a wide range of categories.

“Winning this Gold Stevie Award is a fantastic achievement for Better2Know, our employees and everyone who works so hard to deliver the outstanding level of care to our patients around the world. The International Business Awards have recognised the importance of the work we do and the dedication we all have to doing it well. Caring for the Sexual Health of thousands of patients every year gives us purpose, meaning and great satisfaction. A huge Thank You to the IBA and of course to all our patients who trust us with their Sexual Health.”

Mike Asher – CEO and co-founder of Better2Know

What did the judges say?

An IBA judge commented on Better2Know’s achievements: “Incredible. Their story is well-written, well-organised and even well-supported. Their sexual health testing services are meaningful, effective and necessary. Moreover, they have launched a CSR strategy to complement their service. As a result, their achievements are significant and worldwide”.

Judges also described Better2Know as “a great humanitarian service” and “a great company doing good work and doing it smartly”.

And we have more good news…

Our Patient Services Manager, Amanda Haines, has been nominated for Employee of the Year in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business. Amanda’s position at Better2Know involves providing impeccable service to thousands of patients globally. For many people, a sexual health test can be life changing. Amanda is responsible for reporting results directly to patients and providing referrals to a specialist where required. She is the only UK finalist nominated for Employee of the Year.

Amanda Haines at Better2Know

We wish her the best of luck!




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