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Categories will change for next year's APEX Competition, APEX 2015. The new categories list will be announced in November, 2014.
Favorite Sites We hope you'll find some of these sites—among our favorites for writers, editors and communicators—useful. If you can recommend a favorite site of your own, please let us know what you like about it.
Need ideas for a speech? Browse a speech bank. If WHO makes you wonder what, this site gives the meanings of more than 95,000 acronyms. If you don't know the acronym or what it stands for, you can type in what you know to find both. Acronym Finder also carries a long, eclectic bunch of links. Others' work can inspire, and speechwriters can read, hear or see more than 5,000 speeches and sermons in the online speech bank at http://www.americanrhetoric.com.
One page offers the opportunity to read, and sometimes listen to, parts of the United States' top 100 speeches of the 20th century, a collection that includes such familiar orations as Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" and John F. Kennedy's inaugural address and such less familiar ones as Carrie Chapman Catt's "Address to the U.S. Congress" and Russell H. Conwell's "Acres of Diamonds." You can search the 100 by decades.
Another page features Rhetorical Figures in Sound, more than 200 short audio clips from well-known speeches, movies, sermons, popular songs, etc. The clips, which include epistrophe with Jack Nicholson and simile with Jerry Seinfeld, illustrate various rhetorical devices used to sway an audience.
The site offers other useful features, including numerous links. http://www.americanrhetoric.com/
News...APEX Award Winners have been announced for APEX 2014, the 26th Annual APEX Awards for Publication Excellence.
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WINNING IDEAS FROM APEX
See top award-winning APEX entries below.
Ford Frontline-February/March 2011 --
Ford Product Team, Ford Motor Company, Troy, MI ...
"Yes, it's a magazine -- but it's really a top notch education and tra0ining 'vehicle' (pun intended) -- a campaign masquerading as a magazine -- a very visually active and interesting magazine with dynamic action spreads, superb photography and short, chunked, bulleted text, with plenty of sidebars, illustrations and infographics to leaven the mix and hold the target audience's attention from cover to cover."