Association Media & Publishing Announces the 39th Annual EXCEL Award Winners

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Association Media & Publishing Announces the 39th Annual EXCEL Award Winners

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 25, 2019) – Association Media & Publishing is honored to announce 71 first-place winners of the 39th Annual EXCEL Awards, which recognizes the best, and the brightest in association media and publishing. The winners were announced at the 39th EXCEL Awards Gala ceremony on June 24 at the National Housing Center in Washington, DC.

In addition to the 71 gold winners, AM&P named 90 silver and 91 bronze winners. The EXCEL Award winners were chosen for taking bold chances in editorial, design, advertising and marketing, online publishing and electronic newsletter categories.

The companies who took home the most gold awards were, GRAPHEK, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), Bates Creative, soon to be Beyond Definition, Imagination, and The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers.

“We are privileged to recognize outstanding work in the association media and publishing industry this year. The EXCEL Awards showcase and spotlight first class association content that’s both innovative and enlightening in a rapidly changing world,” said Michael Marchesano, AM&P Managing Director.

Diane Rusignola, EXCEL Award Chair and Senior Editorial Director at Nareit added, “This year’s EXCEL Award winners are pushing the boundaries of association publishing, providing a benchmark that we should all be aspiring to. The annual announcement of the EXCEL Award winners is a very exciting time when associations can learn from each other and grow their own publications.”

The winner of the distinguished EXTRA! Awards was also announced last night in Washington, DC. The winner of the Best in Show EXTRA! Award is The Chemistry of Delight submitted by the American Chemical Society for Promotional Content, Advertising Campaign (Other).

View the winners here:

Award winning entries will be featured in the August/September issue of Signature.

The Awards Gala was part of the 2019 AM&P Annual Meeting. For more information on the AM&P 2019 Annual Meeting and the EXCEL Awards Gala, visit

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As of August 31, 2017, Association Media & Publishing (AM&P) became a division of Connectiv, the Business Information Association, and will be an important part of Connectiv’s mission to foster innovation and collaboration by bringing together leading content, technology and data companies.