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APEX 2016 Winning Entries Announced!


The 28th Annual APEX Awards for Publication Excellence
An Annual Competition for corporate and nonprofit publishers, editors, writers and designers who create print, Web, electronic and social media

Results are in for APEX 2016!
Please see
Announcing the Winners
for more information.

Complete information, including the Announcing the Winners Awards Report, mailed to all entrants during the third and fourth week of June. Winning entrants also receive Award of Excellence certificates, while Grand Award winners receive Grand Award plaques.

If you won APEX Awards, you may order additional Award certificates for co-workers, supporting vendors and clients who contributed to the winning entries.
If you'd like to be notified when APEX 2017 opens for entries, please sign up to receive our free e-newsletter, Writer's Web Watch. (We will not give or sell your email address to anyone. And we won't flood you with email! If you subscribe you'll receive, at most, an average of one free email newsletter a month. That's it! You can cancel at any time with a single mouse click.)
Mark your calendar now to enter your best works in APEX 2017 -- in December 2016! You also may want to put next year's APEX 2017 entry deadline on your calendar. It's February 1, 2017.
Start a "Winner's File" now of your best publications, writing samples, design, videos and websites. Come January, you'll have plenty of outstanding samples to choose from when you enter APEX.
Remember, the APEX Awards for Publication Excellence offer a quick and easy way to gain the recognition you deserve.
  • Would you like distinguished communications experts to confirm what a good job you do producing publications? Enter APEX!
  • Do you want to enter an Awards Competition without complex forms or lengthy written descriptions? Enter APEX!
  • Would you like to gain the recognition and respect from management that your work deserves? Enter APEX!

    In APEX 2016, awards were given in 100 communications categories (categories may change in APEX 2017), in 11 main categories including: newsletters; magazines, journals & tabloids; annual reports; print media; electronic media; social media; websites; campaigns, programs & plans; writing; design & illustration; and one-of-a-kind publications.

  • Grand Award winners receive attractive plaques commemorating their winning entries.
  • Award of Excellence winners receive attractive certificates (suitable for framing) describing their winning entries.
  • All APEX Award winners are listed in a special Awards Report.
  • All APEX Award winners receive "APEX 2016 WINNER" Logo Repro Sheets for use in their own publications. Electronic versions of the APEX logo (EPS and GIF) also will be available to download by APEX Award winners. And APEX Award winners may link to ApexAwards.com.

    If you'd like to be notified when the APEX 2017 Call for Entries is announced, and of any APEX 2017 news or updates, please sign up to receive our free email newsletter, Writer's Web Watch. (We will not give or sell your email address to anyone. And we won't flood you with email! If you subscribe you'll receive an average of one to perhaps two free email newsletters a month. That's it! You can cancel any time with a single mouse click.)




News...APEX 2016

Results for APEX 2016, the 28th Annual APEX Awards for Publication Excellence Competition, have been announced!

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To be notified of any APEX news or updates, just sign up to receive our free email newsletterWriter's Web Watch.
• If you wish to recognize participating staff and vendors for previous APEX winning entries, you can order additional APEX Award certificates.
• Award winners may download the APEX logo to display on their websites and in their publications.

• APEX entrants automatically receive an email receipt upon payment for entries. However, if you need an additional receipt for your entries, just complete the easy online receipt form.

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The judges comment on the APEX® Awards, as well as writing, editing, publishing and media topics.


See top award-winning APEX entries below.

Hughston Health Alert -- Winter 2011 -- Denise Brogdon, The Hughston Foundation, Columbus, GA ... "Superbly clear infographics explain complex medical topics but also reinforce lively, informative copywriting."

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