Publication Honored for Design, Writing Excellence
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 1, 2017 — Florida Realtor, the Business Magazine of Florida Real Estate and monthly trade publication of Florida Realtors®, recently won seven awards in the 2017 Florida Magazine Association’s (FMA) competition.
Under design excellence, Florida Realtor won three Charlie Awards, the competition’s top honor or gold standard, for Best Overall Design in the Trade/Technical category; Best Theme Issue (April 2017) and Best Department Design (Market It, May 2016 and April 2017). It also won a Silver Award or second place for Best Cover Design (Scam Alert, May 2016) and two Bronze Awards (third place): for Best Design Feature (Scam Alert, May 2016) and for Best Traditional Design Illustration (You’ve Got Mail, May 2016).
“It’s an honor to receive these awards, which show Florida Realtor magazine is on the cutting edge and provides our Realtor members with the very best information for their business in magazine form,” said Bill Dryburgh, chairman of Florida Realtors Communications Committee for 2017. “We’re proud that Florida Realtor magazine has achieved this recognition from the state publishing industry.”
The Florida Magazine Association represents the state’s publishing industry with more than 200 association, trade/technical and consumer magazines. About 600 entries were submitted for this year’s Charlie Awards contest from publications produced in Florida. Awards were presented during FMA’s 2017 Publishing Conference & Expo, Aug. 11, at The Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Fla.