2016 EXCEL Award Winners

This list does not necessarily reflect the level of award won. Gold, silver and bronze award winners will be announced at the EXCEL Gala, June 27, 2016.

Digital Media

1.A.1. Website (General Excellence)

thebegroup.org
be.group
Submitted by: Imagination

osteopathic.org
American Osteopathic Association

myteachsource.ascd.org
ASCD

AssociationsNow.com
American Society of Association Executives
Submitted by: Manifest

1.A.2. Website (Design Excellence)

www.turnaround.org
Turnaround Management Association
Submitted by: Unleashed Technologies

1.A.3. Website (Redesign)

students-residents.aamc.org
Association of American Medical Colleges

asha.org
American Speech Language Hearing Association

thedo.osteopathic.org
American Osteopathic Association

1.A.4. Website (Editorial Excellence)

nace-foundation.org
NACE Foundation

www.AssociationsNow.com
ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership

www.spectrum.ieee.org
IEEE Spectrum

1.A.5. Website (Magazine)

Momentum Magazine Online
National MS Society
Submitted by: GLC Custom Media

1.B.1. Mobile Application (Magazine)

TD magazine
Association for Talent Development
Submitted by: Network Media Partners, Inc.

The Public Manager
Association for Talent Development
Submitted by: Network Media Partners, Inc.

Chief Talent Development Officer
Association for Talent Development
Submitted by: Network Media Partners, Inc.

1.B.2. Mobile Application (Education)

Chairside Instructor App for iOS
American Dental Association

1.B.3. Mobile Application (Other)

2015 NAR Annual Mobile App
National Association of REALTORS®

1.C.1. Video (Education)

“6 Steps to Prevent a Fall”
National Council on Aging

“What is Foster Care?”
National PTA

“How Bitcoin Works”
IEEE Spectrum

1.C.2. Video (Promotion)

“Fresh Start: Two Love Stories”
be.group
Submitted by: Imagination

“Frederik Meijer Gardens: A Grand Rapids Treasure”
Experience Grand Rapids

“Raising the Bar on Supply Chain Management”
APICS

1.C.3. Video (Membership)

“Attending Your First CAS Meeting”
Casualty Actuarial Society

1.C.4. Video (Other)

“Ferguson’s Library Champion (Interview with Scott Bonner)”
International Literacy Association

“REALTORS® Volunteer Build Day”
National Association of REALTORS®

“U.S. Professors of the Year Awards Program”
Council for Advancement and Support of Education

1.D.1. Podcast (Educational)

“Advancement Talk”
Council for Advancement and Support of Education

1.E.1. Blog – Blog Site (Overall)

Associations Now blogs
ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership

“I Spy Physiology Blog”
American Physiological Society

1.E.2. Blog Post (Single Post)

“ASCO Connection Commentary: Fourth Time’s the Charm”
American Society of Clinical Oncology

CASE Blog
Council for Advancement and Support of Education

Magazines

2.A.1 General Excellence (10,000 or fewer)

be.magazine
be.group
Submitted by: Imagination

Lighting Design + Application
Illuminating Engineering Society of North America

Children’s Hospitals Today
Children’s Hospital Association

2.A.2. General Excellence (10,001 – 20,000)

Leader’s Edge
The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers

BizEd
AACSB International

Global Focus
EFMD aisbl

2.A.3. General Excellence (20,001 – 50,000)

NACS Magazine
NACS: The Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing

PCMA Convene
Professional Convention Management Association

AOA Focus
American Optometric Association
Submitted by: Manifest

2.A.4. General Excellence (50,001 – 100,000)

Internal Auditor
The Institute of Internal Auditors

Hospitals & Health Networks
Health Forum/American Hospital Association

2.A.5. General Excellence (100,001 or more)

HR Magazine
Society for Human Resource Management
Submitted by: debhoffman.net

IEEE Spectrum Magazine
IEEE Spectrum

The Rotarian
Rotary International

2.B.1. Design Excellence (10,000 or fewer)

Children’s Hospitals Today
Children’s Hospital Association

Nobles
Noble and Greenough School
Submitted by: 2communique

Landscapes | Paysages
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects

2.B.2. Design Excellence (10,001 – 20,000)

Leader’s Edge
The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers

Landscape Architecture Magazine
American Society of Landscape Architects

Associations Now
ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership
Submitted by: Manifest

2.B.3. Design Excellence (20,001 – 50,000)

NACS: Magazine
NACS: The Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing
Submitted by: Imagination

The Actuary
Society of Actuaries
Submitted by: GLC Custom Media

2.B.4. Design Excellence (50,001 – 100,000)

Internal Auditor
The Institute of Internal Auditors

2.B.5. Design Excellence (100,001 or more)

Cancer Today
American Association for Cancer Research
Submitted by: Bates Creative Group

IEEE Spectrum Magazine
IEEE Spectrum

2.C.1. Redesign (10,000 or fewer)

Connect
Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Submitted by: LTD Creative

Pathlight
Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Submitted by: The YGS Group

Centerlines
Airports Council International – North America

2.C.2. Redesign (10,001 – 20,000)

BizEd
AACSB International

ASCP Skin Deep magazine
Associated Skin Care Professionals

NASSP
National Association of Secondary School Principals
Submitted by: The YGS Group

2.C.3. Redesign (20,001 – 50,000)

Mount Vernon Magazine
George Washington’s Mount Vernon

NASSP
National Association of Secondary School Principals
Submitted by: The YGS Group

2.C.4. Redesign (50,001 – 100,000)

California Freemason
Masons of California

Strategic Finance
Institute of Management Accountants

2.D. Cover – Illustration

Leader’s Edge, April 2015
The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers

Business Officer: Change Takes Flight, January 2015
National Association of College and University Business Officers

Electrical Contractor
National Electrical Contractors Association
Submitted by: BonoTom Studio, Inc.

2.E Cover – Photography

American Forests, Fall 2015
American Forests

AMC Outdoors, September/October 2015
Appalachian Mountain Club
Submitted by: The YGS Group

AOPA Pilot: Great Escapes, February 2015
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association/Air Safety Institute

EOS, June 1, 2015
American Geophysical Union

EOS, April 1, 2015
American Geophysical Union

2.F. Cover – Manipulated Media

Food Technology, January 2015
Institute of Food Technologists

The Rotarian, April 2015
Rotary International

Hospitals & Health Networks: Behavioral Health, May 2015
Health Forum/American Hospital Association

2.G.1. Feature Article Design (10,000 or fewer)

“The Tower Collection ”
Nobles, Winter 2015
Noble and Greenough School
Submitted by: 2communique

“Beauty in the Details”
American Forests
American Forests

“Middle School 101: Helping Your Child Make a Smooth Transition”
Volta Voices, July, August, September 2015
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

2.G.2. Feature Article Design (10,001 – 20,000)

“Hacked and Damaged”
Leader’s Edge, July/August 2015
The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers

“Street Theater”
Landscape Architecture Magazine, November 2015
American Society of Landscape Architects

“We Got Fun. And Foam.”
Landscape Architecture Magazine
American Society of Landscape Architects

2.G.3. Feature Article Design (20,001 – 50,000)

“What Goes Up, Must Break Down”
Common Ground
Community Associations Institute

“Ripe For Retirement”
The Actuary, August/September 2015
Society of Actuaries
Submitted by: GLC Custom Media

“Live Long & Prosper”
The Actuary, October/November 2015
Society of Actuaries
Submitted by: GLC Custom Media

2.G.4. Feature Article Design (50,001 – 100,000)

“The Year in Wildfire”
NFPA Journal, November/December 2015
The National Fire Protection Association

“Isolated Tribes”
Science
American Association for the Advancement of Science

2.G.5. Feature Article Design (100,001 or more)

Cancer Today, Winter 2015/2016
American Association for Cancer Research
Submitted by: Bates Creative Group

“Bladder Control”
Momentum Magazine by the National MS Society, Spring 2015
National MS Society
Submitted by: GLC Custom Media

2.H.1. Single Topic Issue (10,000 or fewer)

Dimensions: Getting the Word Out, November/December 2015
Association of Science-Technology Centers

Net Assets, November/December 2015
NBOA: National Business Officers Association

2.H.2. Single Topic Issue (10,001 to 20,000)

Leader’s Edge: The Technology Issue, July/August 2015
The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers

Leader’s Edge: The Leadership Issue, September 2015
The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers

GPSolo: Bumps in the Road for Young Lawyers, May/June 2015
American Bar Association

2.H.3. Single Topic Issue (20,001 to 50,000)

Business Officer: Transformative Change Hits Higher Education, July/August 2015
National Association of College and University Business Officers

EDUCAUSE Review Magazine: Top 10 IT Issues
EDUCAUSE

2.H.4. Single Topic Issue (50,001 to 100,000)

California Freemason: The Art of Being a Gentleman
Masons of California

AAUW Outlook: Solving the Equation –
How to Recruit More Women into Engineering and Computing, Fall 2015
American Association of University Women

School Nutrition, January 2015
School Nutrition Association

2.H.5. Single Topic Issue (100,001 or more)

The ASHA Leader: After a Concussion – A Measured Return to Action
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

IEEE Spectrum Magazine: Hacking The Human OS
IEEE Spectrum

AOPA Pilot: Tektober, October 2015
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association/Air Safety Institute

2.I.1. Feature Article (10,000 or fewer)

“Expanding coverage offers lifeline to transgender individuals seeking SRS”
Plastic Surgery News, March 2015
American Society of Plastic Surgeons

“Global Health Matters”
International Educator, January/February 2015
NAFSA: Association of International Educators

“Protecting Cargo on the Truck”
Scrap, September/October 2015
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries

2.I.2. Feature Article (10,001 – 20,000)

“A New Angle”
ASBMB Today
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

“Starting Line”
Associations Now, March/April 2015
ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership

“Traffic Alert”
MOVE Magazine American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators

“Saving Sweet Briar”
Currents
Council for Advancement and Support of Education

“Los Angeles Gets Serious About Preparing for the “Big One”
Eos, March 1, 2015
American Geophysical Union

2.I.3. Feature Article (20,001 – 50,000)

“Looking Back at Katrina”
National Guard, September 2015
National Guard Association of the United States

“Mission: Space”
American School Board Journal, October 2015
National School Boards Association

“Comeback Season” American School Board Journal, December 2015
National School Boards Association

“Smoke & Mirrors: Marijuana Use and Life Underwriting”
Contingencies
American Academy of Actuaries

2.I.4. Feature Article (50,001 – 100,000)

“The Cybersecurity Imperative”
Internal Auditor
The Institute of Internal Auditors

“Embezzlement? That Could Never Happen in My Practice”
PT in Motion
American Physical Therapy Association

“Three Practical Approaches to Population Health”
Hospitals & Health Networks, October 2015
Health Forum/American Hospital Association

2.I.5. Feature Article (100,000 or more)

“When Chemicals Became Weapons of War”
Chemical & Engineering News
American Chemical Society

“When the Numbers Don’t Add Up”
NEA Today
National Education Association

“Ebola”
The Rotarian, February 2015
Rotary International

“Lost Girls of South Sudan”
The Rotarian, August 2015
Rotary International

“One Patient at a Time”
AOPA Pilot
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association/Air Safety Institute

2.J. Editorial/Opinion Piece

“In Praise of Libraries”
The Rotarian, March 2015
Rotary International

“Saying Thanks”
The Rotarian, November 2015
Rotary International

2.K. Column

“Defining Moment: Coming Clean”
PT in Motion
American Physical Therapy Association

“Defining Moment: A Constructive Approach”
PT in Motion
American Physical Therapy Association

“Case Puzzler: The Tongue Was Involved, But What Was the Trouble?”
The ASHA Leader
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

Journals

3.A. General Excellence

American Scientist
Sigma Xi Society

Young Children
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

Independent School
National Association of Independent Schools
Submitted by: Manifest

3.B. Design Excellence

American Scientist
Sigma Xi Society

Science
American Association for the Advancement of Science

3.C. Cover Design

The Journal of the American Dental Association, December 2015
American Dental Association

American Scientist
Sigma Xi Society

Science: Why We Age, December 4, 2015
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Science
American Association for the Advancement of Science

3.D. Redesign

Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
Aerospace Medical Association

People + Strategy
HR People + Strategy

3.E. Feature Article

“Physician Burnout: Its Origin, Symptoms, and Five Main Causes”
Family Practice Management, September/October 2015
American Academy of Family Physicians

“The Obituary and the Oncology Nurse”
Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing
Oncology Nursing Society

“Creating Trauma Sensitive Classrooms”
Young Children
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

“The Power of Nature: Developing Prosocial Behavior Toward Nature and Peers Through Nature-Based Activities”
Young Children
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

Journal – American Water Works Association
American Water Works Association

Newsletters

4.A.1. General Excellence (Print)

Education Update
ASCD

NEA Higher Education Advocate
National Education Association

4.A.3. Redesign (Print)

Education Update
ASCD

4.A.4 Editorial Excellence (Print)

NABP Newsletter
National Association of Boards of Pharmacy

Community Manager
Community Associations Institute

Education Update
ASCD

4.B.1. General Excellence (Digital)

NQ Neuroscience Quarterly
Society for Neuroscience

Member News
CPA Canada

4.B.2. Design Excellence (Digital)

Dental Practice Success
American Dental Association

4.B.3. Redesign (Digital)

NEA Today Express
National Education Association

IECA Journal
International Energy Credit Association
Submitted by: Red Chair Communications

Marketer QuickLook
Society for Marketing Professional Services

4.B.4. Editorial Excellence (Digital)

Dental Practice Success
American Dental Association

ASCD Express
ASCD

ACP Diabetes Monthly
American College of Physicians

BriefCASE
Council for Advancement and Support of Education

Trial News
American Association for Justice

Newspapers

5.A. General Excellence

On Board
New York State School Boards Association

Catholic Health World
The Catholic Health Association of the United States

5.D. Editorial Excellence

ADA News
American Dental Association

ACP Internist
American College of Physicians

Books

6.A. General Audience Book

Next Time You See a Spiderweb
National Science Teachers Association

Celebrating Excellence In Wood Architecture: 2014-15 North American Wood Design Award Winners
Canadian Wood Council

Charting the Course — The American Academy of Actuaries at 50
American Academy of Actuaries

6.B. Technical Book

Solar Science: Exploring Sunspots, Seasons, Eclipses, and More
National Science Teachers Association

Signs and Symptoms In Pediatrics
American Academy of Pediatrics

6.C. Electronic Book

Ethics
Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals

Promotional Content

7.A.1. Social Media Campaign (Educational)

Favorite finds from the ReStore
Habitat for Humanity

National PTA’s #ThankATeacher Campaign
National PTA

7.A.2. Social Media Campaign (Event/Convention)

2015 NACS Show Social
National Association of Convenience Stores

SEMI Event: SEMICON West
Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI)

7.A.3. Social Media Campaign (Membership)

Congregation Beth Sholom Social Media Reboot
Congregation Beth Sholom

7.A.4. Social Media Campaign (Other)

Twitter Account
Associated General Contractors of America

7.B.1. Integrated Mixed Media (Educational)

Catholic Sisters Campaign
Foundations & Donor Interested in Catholic Activities
Submitted by: TGD Communications

The Smart Talk Social Media Campaign
National PTA

7.B.2. Integrated Mixed Media (Event/Convention)

World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges
Masons of California

APICS 2015 Annual Conference
APICS

7.C.1. Advertisement Single Piece (Educational)

NATA News
National Athletic Trainers’ Association

7.C.2. PROMOTIONAL CONTENT: Advertisement Single Piece (Event/Contention)

2015 ASHA Convention Advertising Postcard
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

CASE-NAIS 2016 “Independent Groove”
Council for Advancement and Support of Education

7.D.1. Advertising Campaign (Educational)

Campaign for AAP Gateway
American Academy of Pediatrics

Case Studies by ASHA Professional Development
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

7.D.2. Advertising Campaign (Event/Contention)

AAHA Austin 2016: Advertising
American Animal Hospital Association

CASE-NAIS 2016 “Independent Groove”
Council for Advancement and Support of Education

CASE Summit 2015 “What’s Cookin'”
Council for Advancement and Support of Education

7.D.3. PROMOTIONAL CONTENT: Advertising Campaign (Membership)

“I AM PIA” Testimonial Ads
National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

7.E.1. PROMOTIONAL CONTENT: Annual Report (Print)

Annual Report
Congregation Beth Sholom

FY15 Annual Report – Investing in Global Scientific Venues
Society for Neuroscience

2015 Annual Report
American Public Transportation Association

7.E.2. Annual Report (Digital)

FY15 Annual Report – Investing in Global Scientific Venues
Society for Neuroscience

2014 National Retail Federation Annual Report
National Retail Federation
Submitted by: TGD Communications

Annual Report: Every PTA Tells a Story
National PTA

7.F.1. Special Report (Print)

Small Business Playbook
National Federation of Independent Business
Submitted by: Imagination

Unite + Ignite
Congregation Beth Sholom

Perspectives on the Health of the U.S. Economy: Restoring Balance to Housing’s Ecosystem
California Association of REALTORS® / Center for California Real Estate

7.F.2. Special Report (Digital)

2015 Technology Survey
International Legal Technology Association

Roadmap to Residency: Understanding the Process of Getting Into Residency
Association of American Medical Colleges

7.G.1. Media Kit (Print)

IEEE Spectrum Media Kit
IEEE Spectrum

7.G.2. Media Kit (Digital)

AAPS Media Kit
American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists

Best in American Living
National Association of Home Builders
Submitted by: LTD Creative

7.H.1. Directory, Buyers Guide, or Catalog (Print)

2015 ASHA Product Catalog
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

PSIA-AASI Accessories Catalog
Professional Ski Instructors of America and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors

7.I.2. Brochure (Event/Contention)

2015 TMA Mid-Atlantic Regional Symposium Brochure
Turnaround Management Association

2015 TMA Western Regional Conference Brochure
Turnaround Management Association

ASA: Staffing World 2015 Brochure
American Staffing Association

7.I.3. Brochure (Membership)

AAHA Welcome Guide
American Animal Hospital Association

7.I.4. Brochure (Other)

FAA Legislative Priorities
Florida Apartment Association

The APICS Standard
APICS

7.J.1. Direct Mail – Single Piece (Educational)

The Meeting Planner’s Planner
ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership

7.J.2. Direct Mail – Single Piece (Event/Convention)

AAHA Austin 2016: Registration Program
American Animal Hospital Association

7.K.2. Direct Mail – Campaign (Event/Convention)

A.S.P.E.N. Clinical Nutrition Week 2016
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Submitted by: GRAPHEK

2015 ASAE’s Marketing, Membership, and Communications Conference (MMCC)
ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership

7.K.3. Direct Mail – Campaign (Membership)

ASA Membership 2015 Postcard Campaign
American Staffing Association

7.L.1. Onsite Convention Daily (Print)

ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition: Daily Now
ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership

American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2015
American Heart Association
Submitted by: TriStar Publishing

7.L.2. Onsite Convention Daily (Digital)

PMI Congress Coverage
Project Management Institute
Submitted by: Imagination

7.M.1. Onsite Convention Program (Print)

AudiologyNOW! 2015
American Academy of Audiology

Learn Serve Lead 2015: The AAMC Annual Meeting
Association of American Medical Colleges

A.S.P.E.N. Clinical Nutrition Week 2016
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Submitted by: GRAPHEK

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