Associations Now Wins Gold Award in Association TRENDS 2011 All-Media Contest

WASHINGTONAssociations Now, the flagship publication of ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership, has been honored with a Gold Award in the Monthly Professional Society Magazine category of Association TRENDS' 2011 All-Media Contest. The September/October 2011 issue was one of more than 450 entries in the association publications contest.

WASHINGTON — Associations Now, the flagship publication of ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership, has been honored with a Gold Award in the Monthly Professional Society Magazine category of Association TRENDS' 2011 All-Media Contest. The September/October 2011 issue was one of more than 450 entries in the association publications contest.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by Association TRENDS, especially in such a strong field of contenders from other associations,” said Vice President and Editor-in-Chief Julie Shoop. “The Associations Now tagline is ‘Ideas into Action,’ a phrase that guides all our decisions about content. The September/October 2011 issue gave our readers practical ideas on everything from innovation to insurance to mentoring, and featured a cover story that took a close look at how organizations can succeed by becoming more human. We’re proud of the varied content, creative design, and diverse voices that came together in this issue.”

The TRENDS All Media Contest is an annual competition held exclusively for associations, recognizing the most creative and effective communication vehicles developed in the industry over the prior year. The 2011 competition included more than 450 entries in 22 categories of association communications.

Associations Now will be honored at the 33nd Annual Salute to Association Excellence, to be held February 10, 2012 at the Capital Hilton in Washington DC. The winning entry will be on display at the event, along with the other winners. As well as being honored at the Salute to Association Excellence, this year’s All-Media Contest winners will be featured in the January issue of TRENDS, and online.

Association TRENDS is the national newspaper for association executives and suppliers, spotlighting the latest news, information and trends in association management for the professional staff of international, national, state, regional and local voluntary organizations. See Association TRENDS for more industry analysis and news.

MEDIA CONTACT: Sabrina Kidwai, [email protected], 202-326-9505.

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