Stitches® earns honorable mention as Magazine of the Year
TREVOSE, PA – August 7, 2014 – The Advertising Specialty Institute® (ASI) today announced all five of its magazines won a total of five national and 13 regional awards from ASBPE in one of the nation’s largest and most competitive business publication competitions.
The ASBPE honors – in digital and print categories covering both editorial and graphic design – were presented as part of its 36th annual Azbee Awards of Excellence at the organization’s national conference in Chicago. ASI magazines competed against publications like Inc. and Computerworld.
ASI publications deliver outstanding editorial content to suppliers, distributors, decorators and screen-printers in the $20.5 billion advertising specialty industry. Since 2004, ASI publications have been honored with over 120 editorial and design awards. Melinda Ligos is editor in chief of all ASI magazines, and senior vice president of professional development.
“I’m delighted that our unprecedented winning streak continues with the most recent ASBPE honors,” said Timothy M. Andrews, president and chief executive officer of ASI. “It takes a talented team of editors, managing editors, Web producers, bloggers, writers, designers and photographers to consistently produce award-winning magazines whose quality sets them a world apart from all other industry publications while earning the continued respect and loyalty of the readers we serve.”
“By continually producing engaging, exclusive content, we create a compelling environment for both readers and advertisers who want to reach an audience that is engaged in our industry and excited to turn every page of ASI’s magazines,” said ASI’s publisher, Rich Fairfield.
The national award winners are:
Stitches, edited by Nicole Rollender
The Mid-Atlantic regional winners are:
SGR™, edited by Michele Bell
ASI publishes seven catalogs, five magazines and 11 newsletters. ASI’s magazine circulation is audited and growing, and Counselor’s collection of top lists are now the industry standard. ASI’s publications are available online and in print and also connect with readers via social media. ASI is the only publisher that has a publication for every link of the supply chain.