Counselor, Wearables and SGR magazines cited for journalistic excellence
TREVOSE, PA – April 8, 2016 –Informative stories that inspired readers to create a dream shop, master the digital landscape and gain a competitive advantage earned magazines published by the Advertising Specialty Institute® (ASI) finalist nominations for four Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards.
Considered “the Pulitzer Prize of business media,” the Neal Awards recognize the best in business-to-business editorial achievement and are B-to-B’s most prestigious and sought-after editorial honors. Connectiv, the Business Information Association, a division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, celebrated B-to-B journalism’s best and brightest during its 62nd annual Neal Awards ceremony in New York City.
“I’m very proud of the individual work singled out for honors in the fiercely competitive Neal awards,” said Timothy M. Andrews, president and chief executive officer of ASI. “I’m equally as proud of our entire editorial team for continuing to serve our members exceptionally well with highly regarded, data-rich, action-oriented service journalism that would be the envy of any company.”
Below are the ASI magazines and journalists honored as a Neal Award finalist:
A panel of 12 judges reviewed the 184 finalists to select the winners in 21 editorial categories. Leanna Orr, chair of the Neal Awards and managing editor of Asset International said, “This year’s stunning crop of entries proved B2B media’s creative range and technical prowess. But most of all, this group’s body of work made vivid what the Neal Awards have always been about: editorial excellence, for and by masters of their crafts.”
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The Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI®) serves a network of 25,000 suppliers, distributors and decorators in the $22 billion promotional products industry. ASI’s flagship product, the technology platform ESP®, manages the industry’s entire supply and marketing chain. ASI also produces award-winning digital and print content, live events and educational programs that enable companies in 61 countries to be more efficient, productive and profitable. ASI’s Counselor® magazine provides the most authoritative business content in the industry, and the ASI Certification Program features 500+ live and online education courses for over 40,000 professionals. The company, family owned and operated since 1962, is proud to have been consistently ranked among the “Best Places to Work” in Philadelphia and Bucks County, PA. For more info: www.asicentral.com.