Complete information, including the Announcing the Winners Awards Report, mails to all entrants by mid-July, 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 in the U.S. and via DHL overseas.
In APEX 2020, awards were given in 100 communications categories (categories may change in APEX 2021), in 12 main categories including: newsletters; magazines, journals & tabloids; annual reports; print media; electronic media; social media; apps; 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 2020 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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Mark your calendar now to enter your best works in APEX 2021 -- in November 2020! You also may want to put next year's APEX 2021 entry deadline on your calendar. It's currently February 15, 2021, but keep checing apexawards.com for updates starting in November 2020.
Start a "Winner's File" now of your best publications, writing samples, design, videos and websites. Come November, 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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BREAKFAST FOR LEARNING
Breakfast for Learning 2011 Annual Report --
Vince Rozas, Ariad Communications, Toronto, ON ...
"This charming annual report has a lot of eye appeal and a warm, inviting look. Appealing typography, attention getting illustrations and effective use of infographics combine to make this a very powerful, first rate annual report design."