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Awards

The 18th Annual Communicator Awards  for Interactive Media TechBeat has transitioned to an online-only format. Through the years, TechBeat has won numerous awards, and we remain committed to producing an award-winning publication.
In 2012, the interactive edition of TechBeat was singled out by the International Academy of Visual Arts for a Silver Communicator Award, also known as the Award of Distinction. The Academy is an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from acclaimed media, communications, advertising, creative and marketing firms. The 2012 Communicator Awards featured more than 6,000 entries. Also in 2012, the TechBeat print edition received the American Graphic Design Award from Graphic Design USA. The mobile app received a 2013 MarCom Gold Award from the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals, and an Award of Distinction in the 20th Annual Communicator Awards in 2014.

Additional awards:

  • 1998 Best of Category, Excellence in Printing Award from the Printing & Graphic Communications Association
  • First place 1998 Blue Pencil Award for Most Improved Periodical from the National Association of Government Communicators
  • 1999 Silver Inkwell Award of Merit from the International Association of Business Communicators
  • APEX 2001 Award of Excellence for Magazines and Newspapers Printed
  • APEX 2006 Award of Excellence Newsletters Print
  • 2009 Award of Excellence, External Magazine, National Association of Government Communicators