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3 Tips for Winning Brochure/Annual Report Awards in the 2012 ABAs

Posted by Liz Dean on Tue, Dec 13, 2011 @ 04:33 PM

Showcase your organization's excellence in brochure or annual report design by applying to one of The American Business Awards Corporate Literature Categories. (Request your entry kit for the 2012 ABA awards and it will be emailed to you right away. The early-bird entry deadline is December 14.) Let us help you make the most out of your ABA submission with these helpful hints:

1. Review the Corporate Literature Categories. Categories include:The Stevie Awards
  • Best Annual Report [Online/Electronic]
  • Best Annual Report [Print]
  • Best Marketing or Sales Brochure or Kit [Online/Electronic]
  • Best Marketing or Sales Brochure or Kit [Print]
  • Best House Organ/Publication [Online/Electronic]
  • Best House Organ/Publication [Print]
2. Review the Corporate Literature Awards submission requirements. Submission requirements include:
  • An essay of up to 100 words describing the work's purpose and results to date
  • If applicable, the electronic publication in the form of an attachment or a URL (via our attachment/link uploading tool)
  • Optional:  You may list creative and production credits for your work - a list of the people and organizations that contributed to its development.

If you wish to submit your publication offline for review by the judges, you must first submit your entry online. Then, print out a copy of your entry and mail it with one (1) copy of the publication or series of publications to: The Stevie Awards, 10560 Main Street, Suite 215, Fairfax, VA 22030.

3. Review entries from past winners.Some 2011 Stevie Award-winning entries include:

Which type of business-related literature will you be submitting on behalf of your organization?

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