Bangkok: Asian Publishing Awards 2010 has incorporates three awards.The multiple award platforms include the Asian Magazine Management Awards, the Asian Book Publishing Awards, and the Asian Corporate Communications Awards. The awards will be given in a gala dinner during the Asian Publishing Convention (APC) to be held on July 9, 2010, Bangkok, Thailand.
Entries for the 4th Annual Asian Publishing Awards are now being accepted, with the deadline for submission set on April 30, 2010.
Publishing Companies, Book Publishers and Corporate Advertisers from all over the region are encouraged to nominate themselves and enter their favorite projects, programs, or best practices. Associations and suppliers, and others in the industry are also invited to nominate in any of the Award categories.
The categories announced for the Asian Magazine Management Awards were: Content Generation, Content Delivery, Consumer Research, Design and Layout, Advertising Delivery, Magazine Franchise and Business Models.
Categories for the Asian Book Publishing Awards are: Best use of Multimedia Marketing by a Book Publisher, and Best book/Best writer on Asian Socio-Economic or Media scene.
The Asian Corporate Communications Awards categories are: Best use of Multimedia by a Corporate Advertiser, and Innovative Corporate Communications in a Multimedia World.
APC and the APC Awards, described as the learning and networking event for publishing professionals in Asia, is presented by corporate sponsors and strategic partners Swiss Post and Synovate. It is co-presented by The Magazine Association of Thailand (TMAT), in association with: ASEAN Book Publishers Association (ABPA), Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC), Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), Magazine Publishers Association Malaysia (MPA), Magazine Publishers Association of Singapore (MPAS), National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS), National Book Development Board (NBDB) and Telesis Consulting Ltd. Cooperating partners are Ricoh Thailand and World Travel.
APC is also supported by ACN Newswire, AdAsia, Adobo Magazine, Event Fame, Yehey!, PR-e-sense, The Trainer and The Employer Magazine as official Media Partners. PR partners are Creative Crest (India), Integrated Public Relations (Malaysia), Public Relations Society of Indonesia (Indonesia) and Masso PR (Vietnam).