Association Media & PublishingTM Announces the 2012 EXCEL Award Winners
(McLean, VA, April 11, 2012) — Association Media & Publishing is pleased to announce the winners of the
32nd Annual EXCEL Awards, which honor the best and the brightest in association media and publishing.
With over 1,000 entries submitted this year, 180 winners, representing 104 non-profit organizations and associations, have been chosen for displaying exemplary work in editorial, design, advertising and marketing, online publishing, mobile applications, digital editions and electronic newsletter categories.
"We are continually impressed with the innovative and creative work that associations submit each year, and the entries we received this year really illustrate the trends prevalent in this industry. The EXCEL Awards honor those who are pioneering ideas in association media, and this year's winners certainly deserve to be recognized,” said Amy Lestition, CAE, Association Media & Publishing Executive Director.
Leslie McGee, EXCEL Awards Chair added, "Associations of all sizes submitted exemplary work, and the judges were challenged to identify only a select few to win the coveted EXCEL Awards. This year's winners are breaking new ground and challenging boundaries with tremendous creativity. We applaud their ingenuity and hope to celebrate with them and all of our colleagues at the premier awards gala for association publications—the EXCEL Awards Gala on Monday, June 11th.”
Award recipients will be recognized at the 32nd Annual EXCEL Awards Gala which celebrates association media, on Monday, June 11, 2012, at the Baltimore Hilton in Baltimore, MD. The evening will begin with a reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by a formal dinner at 6:30 p.m. The winners of the coveted EXTRA! Awards, given to those entries that push the envelope further in an ever-changing publishing environment, will also be announced during the gala. Award winning entries are displayed at the EXCEL Awards Gala and are featured in the September/October issue of Signature magazine.
The EXCEL Awards Gala is held in conjunction with the Association Media & Publishing Annual Meeting. Designed with a deep commitment to meeting the needs of association media and publishing professionals, the conference highlights social media, mobility, digital applications, and other high-tech solutions that are redefining how member-based organizations communicate with members.
For more information, please visit, http://www.associationmediaandpublishing.org/.
Download the list of 2012 EXCEL Award Winners
About Association Media & Publishing
Association Media & Publishing (AM&P) is the premier membership organization serving the needs of association publishers, business operation executives, communications professionals, designers and content generators and the media they create. From websites to blogs to magazines to mobile platforms, Association Media & Publishing:
- Provides insight, information and connections for the association media community.
Delivers practical actionable information to increase members' effectiveness in their jobs. Also, provides research and tools relevant to association media professionals.
Leads innovative approaches in community building: social media, webinars and in-person learning opportunities, for example.
Hosts the preeminent recognition event of industry via the Excel Awards and individual best practices via the publications review program.
Provides career advancement opportunities through an online career center, networking opportunities and lifelong learning experiences.