AGMAzine, the Union’s long-standing publication, has earned a Gold Award in the 2021 MarCom Awards.
The MarCom Awards is an international creative competition that recognizes outstanding achievement by marketing and communication professionals. Entries come from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, public relations firms, design shops, production companies, and freelancers.
AGMA was recognized for its 2021 Winter issue of AGMAzine entitled “The New Frontier”. In this jam-packed issue, stories of creativity and perseverance were featured. Through interviews and personal essays, a number of AGMA Artists provided touching stories about how their lives have changed throughout the pandemic.
The magazine is put together by the Membership and Member Relations Committee (MMRC), AGMA’s Director of Communications Alicia Cook, and Personnel Administrator and AGMAzine Designer Denise Baker.
There were over 6,000 entries from 41 countries in the MarCom Awards 2021 competition. Entries receiving scores of 90-100 are Platinum Winners. Scores of 80-89 are Gold Winners and 70-79 are Honorable Mention Winners. There may be no winners or multiple winners in a category.
The Gold Award is presented to entries that exceed the high standards of the industry norm. Approximately only 24% of entries were Gold Winners. MarCom Awards is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. The international organization consists of several thousand creative professionals. The Association oversees awards and recognition programs, provides judges, and sets standards for excellence.
This is the first award AGMAzine has won.