CHICAGO & WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AMPAnnual19—SmithBucklin, the association management and services company more organizations turn to than any other, is pleased to announce that five of its client organizations were selected as winners of the Association Media & Publishing (AM&P) EXCEL Awards.
The EXCEL Awards recognize excellence and leadership in nonprofit association media, publishing, marketing, and communications. The competition is open to nonprofit organizations and for-profit industry service partners submitting on behalf of association clients.
Selected as winners from over 750 entries, the following SmithBucklin client organizations were recognized at AM&P’s 39th Annual EXCEL Awards Gala on June 24 in Washington, D.C.:
- Lamaze International – Gold EXCEL Award in the rebranding category
- Bank Insurance & Securities Association (BISA)– Silver EXCEL Award in the publication redesign category
- Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (ACM SIGGRAPH)– Silver EXCEL Award in the promotional podcast category
- Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc. (SGNA)– Bronze EXCEL Award for its awareness campaign
- International Live Events Association (ILEA) – Bronze EXCEL Award in the digital special report category
“We’re honored by this recognition on behalf of our client organizations,” said Stephanie Yanecek, senior vice president of SmithBucklin’s Marketing & Communication Services team. “These awards celebrate the creativity and innovation that help the organizations distinguish themselves and their members in their respective industries and professions.”
“These content and marketing initiatives resonated with their organizations’ audiences,” said Jason Meyers, senior director of content strategy for SmithBucklin client organizations. “We’re proud of the collaborations that produced content that not only engaged the intended audience, but also amplified each organization’s voice and presence in the industry or profession it serves.”
SmithBucklin’s Marketing & Communication Services team specializes in creating strategically focused campaigns that drive results. Programs include member recruitment and retention, product and event promotions, brand awareness, and thought leadership. Additionally, SmithBucklin professionals offer a wide spectrum of result-generating expertise in areas such as content, social media, graphic design, video and multimedia production, branding and messaging, sponsorship, event promotion, and membership.
SmithBucklin is the association management and services company more organizations turn to than any other. Our mission is to achieve the missions of the client organizations we serve. SmithBucklin serves trade associations, professional societies, technology communities, charitable organizations, and corporations. Founded in 1949, SmithBucklin has offices in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Old Lyme, Conn., St. Louis, and San Ramon, Calif. The company is 100 percent employee-owned. For more information, please visit www.smithbucklin.com or call 1-800-539-9740.