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The APEX 2014 Call for Entries is now open!

apexawardsThe 26th Annual APEX Awards for Publication Excellence
An Annual Competition for Writers, Editors, Publications Staff and Business, Nonprofit, Agency and Freelance Communicators

Entry deadlineMarch 10, 2014.

To enter APEX 2014, use the online Easy Entry Form. No need for typewriters or filling out the form by hand. No packing or shipping charges, either.

Also see the APEX FAQs and the APEX online entry Q&A!

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? Take a few minutes now. Enter APEX!

    Awards are given in 122 communications categories, many new, in 11 main categories including: newsletters; magazines, journals and tabloids; annual reports; print media; electronic media; social media; websites; campaigns, programs and plans; writing; design and illustration; and special publications.

    APEX online entry forms are quick and easy to fill out. APEX entries are judged in comparison with those from organizations of a similar type and staff size.

    Take a look now through your "Winner's File" for outstanding samples of your best publications, writing samples, design, videos and web sites. Enter them in APEX today! Just go to the online Easy Entry Form.

  • 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" Logos 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 http://www.ApexAwards.com.

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News...The APEX 2014 Call for Entries is now closed.

Judging will be ongoing for the 26th Annual APEX Awards for Publication Excellence Competition. 

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• 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.

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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.

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.

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