Third Consecutive Stevie Triumph Highlights Entrepreneurial Excellence

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – November 14, 2023 Black Platinum Gold B.V.’s Founder and CEO, Viola Palescandolo, has once again been named the winner of the Gold Stevie® Award in the Best Female Solo Entrepreneur category at the 20th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business.

This notable achievement marks her third consecutive win, reinforcing her status as a leader in her field, and for the second time, she has been honoured with a Gold Stevie®, emphasizing her continued excellence and impact in entrepreneurship.

The Stevie® Awards for Women in Business stand as a global benchmark for recognizing the outstanding achievements of women executives, entrepreneurs, employees, and the organizations they lead. The Stevies, named from the Greek word for “crowned,” were presented during a gala event in New York City, celebrated by nominees and their guests.

This year’s competition saw more than 1,600 entries across various categories, showcasing the depth and breadth of talent among women in business worldwide.

Palescandolo’s win in the Best Female Solo Entrepreneur category, particularly for the third time in a row and with a second Gold, is a testament to her enduring dedication, innovative spirit, and remarkable business acumen.

Winning the Gold Stevie Award for Best Female Solo Entrepreneur is more than just a personal triumph; it embodies my journey of perseverance, daring to dream big, and thinking outside the box in a challenging business landscape. It’s a testament to the belief that with passion, hard work, and a relentless spirit, anything is possible—an ethos that will continue to guide our organization’s path forward.

― Viola Palescandolo, Founder & CEO of Black Platinum Gold

The judging process involved more than 200 business professionals worldwide, who assessed each nomination based on its merits. The event and its winners symbolize the excellence and entrepreneurial spirit of women in the business world today.

About Black Platinum Gold

Founded by former naval engineer, luxury superyacht expert, and passionate traveler Viola Palescandolo, Black Platinum Gold is a first-of-its-kind company and the only Luxury Travel Auction Platform in the world. The company creates a unique connection between travellers and hospitality by auctioning off exclusive and well-known hotel stays and vacations from around the world. BPG offers easy digital accessibility from anywhere in the world and high-end partners such as The Ritz-Carlton, Kempinski, Nobu, LUX* Resorts & Hotels, Red Carnation Hotels, many members of The Leading Hotels of the World, Relais & Châteaux, and Small Luxury Hotels of the World. In the world of today’s travel, Black Platinum Gold makes the pinnacle of luxury and lifestyle possible.