Publishers Resource Center announces the finalists

Ho Chi Minh City :The Publishers Resource Center and the Asian Publishing Convention (APC) announced the 24 finalists for the upcoming Asian Publishing Awards 2010. The finalists were chosen out of 70 entries representing 32 companies from 10 countries worldwide. Winners will be awarded during the Gala Dinner and Awards Night of the APC at the Hotel Equatorial on July 9, 2010.

The Asian Publishing Awards (APA) recognizes best publishing practices in Asia. It is composed of three sets of awards – the Asian Magazine Management Awards, the Asian Book Publishing Awards, and the Asian Corporate Communications Awards.

The award categories for the Asian Magazine Management Awards are: Content Generation, Content Delivery, Consumer Research, Design and Layout, Advertising Delivery, Magazine Franchise and Business Models.



The 2010 Asian Magazine Management Awards finalists are:

Company

Project

Country

ACP Magazines Pte Ltd

Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore – The September Issue

Singapore

Asian Geographic Magazines Pte Ltd

Bringing Asia to the world

Singapore

Alphabet Media Pte. Ltd

FutureGov TV

Singapore

Commonwealth Publishing Group

Special Report-Copenhagen

Taiwan

Commonwealth Publishing Group

Taiwan Opportunities, China Possibilities – 2020 Mega Trends

Taiwan

CommonWealth Magazine Group

CommonWealth Magazine: Sixty and Beyond — 12 Pivotal Moments in Taiwan, 1949-2009

Taiwan

Inbound Asia Magazine

Inbound Asia Limited: Publishing Asian Luxury Travel & Lifestyle

Thailand

Isla Lipana & Co.,
a member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers

Project Philippine Resiliency
(Project PR)

Philippines

SPH Magazines Pte. Ltd.

Young Parents May 2009

Singapore

SPH Magazines Pte. Ltd.

HWM January 2010

Singapore

Weekend Weekly

Member-Get-Member Summer Campaign

Hong Kong

Weekend Weekly

WW Force – Exclusive Reader Activities

Hong Kong

Weekend Weekly

WW Playaholic – 10th Anniversary Promotion Campaign

Hong Kong

Finalists for the Asian Book Publishing Awards are divided into two categories. For the Best use of multimedia marketing by a book publisher category, the finalists are:

Company

Project

Country

CommonWealth Magazine Group

Project of Big River, Big Sea — Untold Stories of 1949

Taiwan

Commonwealth Publishing Group

“The Element – How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything” by Ken Robinson

Taiwan

E-Book Systems

Online Marketing Of The Daily Grammar E-Book

Singapore

For the Best book / Best writer on Asian Socio-Economic or Media scene, the finalists are:

Company

Project

Country

Commonwealth Publishing Group

“THE JU-LIU RIVER” by Dr. Chi Pang-Yuan

Taiwan

ArtPostAsia

Flora Filipina – from Acapulco to Manila

Philippines

Institute of Southeast Asian Studies

The Singapore Lion: A Biography of S. Rajaratnam by Irene Ng

Singapore

The Asian Corporate Communications Awards has the following categories: Best use of multi-media by a corporate advertiser and Innovative corporate communications in a multi-media world.

The Asian Corporate Communications Award finalists are being recognized for their innovative corporate communications capabilities in the world of multimedia. Finalists for the Asian Corporate Communications Awards include:

Company

Project

Country

A. Magsaysay Inc.

“MAGSAYSAY We Care” – A Disaster Response Program

Philippines

NUS Business School Career Services, National University of Singapore

National University of Singapore Business School Career Services – Connecting Recruiters and Students

Singapore

Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

Hotel Relaunch Program

Malaysia

Tata Teleservices Limited

It pays to Do the New

India

Tata Teleservices Limited

Hear Speak Do – Internal Communication Campaign for Tata Teleservices Limited

India

The Asian Publishing Awards 2010 is sponsored by the Publishers Resource Center (PRC). PRC is the one-stop portal where magazine publishers across borders can buy & sell quality content, research own content on-demand, connect with APC experts on industry issues, update on relevant media news, track career opportunities and connect with peers 24/7.

APC, described as the learning and networking event for publishing professionals in Asia, is presented by a host of regional and national associations: The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA), ASEAN Book Publishers Association (ABPA), Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC), Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines (IMMAP), Magazine Business Association of Taipei (MBAT), Magazine Publishers Association of Malaysia (MPA), Magazine Publishers Association of Singapore (MPAS), Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS), National Book Development Board (NBDB), Telesis Consulting Ltd, The Magazine Association of Thailand (TMAT) and VietnamMarcom.

APC 2010 is co-presented by the Masso Group and Events Vietnam. It is supported by Swiss Post as Platinum Sponsor and Synovate as Gold Sponsor. The event is also made possible by the following cooperating partners: Atex, Axioo, Boncafe, Equinox Spa, Gazefi Events, and Vinasun.

The event is also supported by Creative Crest, Integrated Public Relations and PR Society of Indonesia as cooperating PR partners. Official media partners include ACN Newswire, AdAsia, Adobo Magazine, EventFame, Yehey!, PR-e-sense, The Trainer and The Employer Magazine.

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