• Suffolk Arts+Sciences "JOURNEY" wins national Beacon Award

6/18/2009

Educational publishing's top marketing products honored

Washington, DC--June 12, 2009--The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP), the national, nonprofit association for the educational resource community, has announced the winners of the 2009 Beacon Awards for excellence in education marketing.

 target=_blank>Suffolk Arts+Sciences magazine was among this year's winners honored at a special luncheon held during the AEP Summit in Washington, DC, at the JW Marriott hotel. The featured speaker at the event was Joe Rospars, founding partner at Blue State Digital and New Media Director on Barack Obama's presidential campaign.

The Beacon Awards are sponsored by MDR and recognize marketing products in 11 distinct categories, including technology categories Digital Marketing, E-mail Marketing, and Webinars/Podcasts. Winners are judged on design and editorial quality, efficacy in reaching intended audience, and overall cohesiveness.

"Marketing is the voice that breathes life into products," said MDR President Fady Khairallah at the luncheon. "It is the essential mechanism to connecting students to solutions. It gives shape to our strategy and reality to our dreams. Without marketing, there cannot be a dialog between need and solution."

"We at MDR are proud to honor the many creative and talented marketers within the education industry."

Suffolk Arts+Sciences Issue No. 2, "JOURNEY," won the Beacon Award in the category of Higher Education Materials.

For more information on the Beacon Awards, visit www.AEPweb.org/beacon.htm

About The Association of Educational Publishers

The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) is a nonprofit organization that serves and advances the industry of supplemental educational publishing.  The membership of AEP represents the breadth of educational content developers delivering progressive educational products and services in both print and electronic formats to today¹s schools and colleges.

AEP¹s thought leadership and market insight have created ground-breaking opportunities for its members to collaborate, network, and partner with each other as well as to acquire a voice in the development of government education policy.  Founded in 1895, AEP now assists its members in navigating the global realities of educational publishing in the 21st Century.  For more information, please visit http://www.aepweb.org/.

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