EXHIBITOR Magazine Wins 14 MMPA Excellence Awards
Rochester, MN-based EXHIBITOR magazine received 14 awards recognizing its editorial and design acumen at the Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association's Annual Excellence Awards Gala, held Nov. 1 at Nicollet Island Pavilion in Minneapolis. Among the honors were five Gold Awards, presented for Best Overall Design, Best Regular Column, Best How-To Article, Best Directory, and Best Single Topic Issue.
EXHIBITOR also clinched a Silver Award for Best Single Topic Issue, for a near sweep of the category. Additional awards include Silver Awards for Overall Excellence, Feature Design, How-To Article, and Typography, as well as three Bronze Awards.
"We strive to serve our readers by providing them with the tools and education to continuously improve their marketing programs," said Travis Stantion, editor of EXHIBITOR. "But we also strive to produce high-quality products that meet the standards of editorial and design excellence those readers have come to expect. Winning these awards is an affirmation that we're on the right track."
The gala also marked the end of EXHIBITOR magazine's reign as MMPA's 2011 Magazine of the Year. Stanton presented the award to the 2012 winner, Minneapolis-based Twin Cities Business magazine.
Founded in 1982, EXHIBITOR is a recognized leader in exhibit- and event-marketing education, providing techniques, tactics, and trends a company can use to successfully market products and services through trade shows. Each month, the magazine presents in-depth articles on every aspect of exhibit and event management including selecting shows to reach the right target audience, designing exhibits that draw a crowd, exhibiting overseas, creating lead-tracking systems, measuring show results, and more.
About Exhibitor Media Group
The leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, Exhibitor Media Group publishes EXHIBITOR magazine - best practices in trade show marketing. EXHIBITOR produces EXHIBITOR2013, the trade show and corporate event industry's top-rated educational conference; EXHIBITORFastTrak regional accelerated learning conferences; EXHIBITOR eTrak live online educational sessions; and GRAVITY FREE, the Multidisciplinary Design Conference. EXHIBITOR is the founder and sponsor of CTSM (Certified Trade Show Marketer), the industry's only university-affiliated professional certification program. EXHIBITOR'S web site, www.ExhibitorOnline.com, is the trade show and event community's most comprehensive online resource.