Singapore, 1 July 2011 – SPH Magazines (SPHM) scored three APEX Awards for Publication Excellence this year at the APEX 2011, with one of its titles, SilverKris, bagging a Grand Award. Two other titles, Singapore Health and Singapore Nautilus, each won an Award of Excellence.
SilverKris - The Travel Magazine of Singapore Airlines - received a Grand Award in the Magazines & Journals category. Judges praised the magazine as a work of art, impressed by its sumptuous spreads of photos, interesting headlines and crisp, contemporary typography. Of the more than 3,300 entries received from all over the world, SilverKris was one of the 100 Grand Award Winners recognised for outstanding work.
Two other titles were honoured with Awards of Excellence. Singapore Health received an Award of Excellence in the Custom-Published Magapapers & Newspapers category. The bi-monthly newspaper, covering health and wellness issues, is published by SPHM on behalf of Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and SingHealth Group.
Singapore Nautilus received an Award of Excellence in the Custom-Published Magazine category. The quarterly magazine of the Maritime and Authority of Singapore features articles that cover local as well as international maritime issues and has a worldwide distribution which includes local and international members of the maritime community.
Joanna Lee-Miller, Group Editor, SPH Magazines said, “To be acknowledged by our peers in an international arena is a significant achievement. These awards are indeed very gratifying for the team and a true testament to our clients that we constantly strive to raise the bar on quality content and design."
The annual APEX Awards, in its twenty-third year running, recognises excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the ability to achieve overall communications excellence.
SPH Magazines is the appointed publishing agent for a diverse range of companies and organisations in the private and public sectors. Its Custom Publishing unit offers expertise in all areas of publishing, from developing editorial content and design concepts to advertising sales, printing and distribution, and new media.
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About SPH Magazines
A leading publisher in Singapore and the region, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of media organisation Singapore Press Holdings Limited. With a proven track record for sterling editorial content,award-winning designs and creative solutions, SPH Magazines raises the bar as a dynamic publisher. In its stable are about 100 titles in English and Chinese, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men's lifestyle, automobile, parenting, décor, new media and business. All the newsstand publications, including flagship title Her World, and other well-known titles such as Female, The Peak, Home and Décor, Nuyou, Torque and HWM are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle categories.
In addition, websites such as HerWorld.com and HardwareZone.com have extended its reach online, engaging readers with interactive content, capturing audience beyond print.
SPH Magazines' established editorial unit provides excellent custom publishing services to major corporate clients by producing custom lifestyle magazines, newsletters and other collaterals to meet their business needs. ClickTRUE Pte Ltd, an associate company of SPH Magazines, is a Pay Per Performance online marketing company specialising in Online Media Planning, Search Engine Marketing and Optimisation, Web Analytics Consultancy and Landing Page Optimisation. With a vision to continue regional growth, SPH Magazines is set to become Asia's publishing powerhouse, with a presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines and Vietnam. Products in its fold have achieved strong market presence in their respective sectors, as well as distinguished track records and solid reputation.
In line with this vision, SPH Magazines has acquired 34% of Antarctica Interactive Private Limited, the holding company of the Luxury Insider Group. It is an integrated luxury media company which owns online publications Luxury-Insider.com, Inluxe.cn, as well as the luxury print magazine BACCARAT Magazine in Hong Kong. As a Publisher of Choice, SPH Magazines aims to deliver the best to meet the diverse needs and interests of readers and advertisers.Visit www.sphmagazines.com.sg
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