Mattress Firm Honored as Gold Stevie® Award Winner in 2022 American Business Awards® Stevie winners will be presented their awards on June 13 in New York Houston, TX – April 28, 2022 – Mattress Firm, the nation’s largest mattress specialty retailer, today announced it was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award for Internal Communication Campaign of the Year in The 20th Annual American Business Awards®. The American Business Awards are the premier business awards program in the United States. All organizations operating in the U.S. 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 will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Monday, June 13. Mattress Firm was nominated for its Junk Sleep employee communications and engagement campaign. Last summer, Mattress Firm launched the Junk Sleep campaign, one of the largest brand marketing efforts in the company’s history, dedicated to shedding light on the nation’s junk sleep problem. The campaign supports Mattress Firm’s long-standing commitment to helping people get a better night’s sleep and live happier and healthier lives. “We’re so honored to have our Junk Sleep employee communications campaign recognized as the best internal campaign the American Business Awards have seen this year,” said Katie Clark, Mattress Firm’s senior director of communications. “Our internal team created a plan where every touchpoint built toward a growing sense of excitement, curiosity, and much-deserved pride among Mattress Firm associates.” More than 3,700 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. Over 230 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners. “We are so pleased that we will be able to stage our first ABA awards banquet since 2019 and to celebrate, in person, the achievements of such a diverse group of organizations and individuals,” said Maggie Miller, president of the Stevie Awards. Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2022 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA. ### Mattress Firm Public Relations About Mattress Firm Mattress Firm, the nation’s largest omni-channel mattress specialty retailer, has been helping solve America’s sleep problems for more than 90 years through our family of brands. Every one of our more than 6,500 passionate Sleep Experts are driven by a common purpose: to change people’s lives through better sleep. Whether browsing online or in one of our 2,300+ stores, our highly trained team provides personalized service and advice to help customers choose the right mattress and bedding products based on their unique needs. Our expertly curated selection of products include leading brands such as Beautyrest®, Nectar®, Sealy®, Serta®, Simmons®, Sleepy’s® Stearns & Foster®, Tempur-Pedic®, Tuft & Needle®, tulo®, and Purple®. Mattress Firm supports local and national charities through product and monetary donations and offers employee volunteering opportunities to serve their communities. No matter the time of night, Mattress Firm wants to help people get the sleep they deserve. Our Sleep.com website provides expert advice and helps people explore the health benefits of quality sleep, and the Sleep.com app provides free sleep tracking and personalized insights to improve sleep. Achieve your best sleep by visiting Mattress Firm, and learn more on the Mattress Firm Newsroom and by following @MattressFirm on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. About the Stevie Awards Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa 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 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 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 http://www.StevieAwards.com.