Complete information, including the Announcing the Winners Awards Report, mails to all entrants by the first to second week of June, via 1st Class Mail (in 9x12" heavy-duty white photomailers with "APEX AWARD NOTIFICATION" stickers.) Please allow up to a week to 10 days for receipt, and perhaps a bit more time for Canadian and overseas addresses.
Winning entrants also receive Award of Excellence certificates included with the mailing. Grand Award winners receive Grand Award plaques -- shipped separately -- usually by UPS.
Mark your calendar now to enter your best works in APEX 2015 -- in November 2014! You also may want to put next year's APEX 2015 entry deadline on your calendar. It's February 2, 2015.
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.
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In APEX 2014, awards were given in 122 communications categories (categories may change in APEX 2015), many new, 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 2014 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.
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WINNING IDEAS FROM APEX
See top award-winning APEX entries below.
THE PENN STATER
The Penn Stater, January/February 2012 -- "A powerful issue, prepared in the immediate aftermath of scandal, the editors tackle it with a passionate (and compassionate) intensity. They present student and alumni views evenhandedly, with superb feature articles and visuals. From the front cover to the inside back cover's photo spread, everything tells a story and focuses on the story. A tour de force.