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NEMA Communications Department wins 9 Hermes Creative Awards.

Press Release Summary:

Apr 28, 2016 - In the 2016 Hermes Creative Awards, NEMA Communications Department won 9 platinum and gold awards and 5 honorable mentions for ei, the magazine of the electroindustry and eiXtra, a twice-monthly e-newsletter. International competition is for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing, and design of traditional materials and emerging technologies. Winners range from individual communicators to media conglomerates and Fortune 500 companies.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Communications Department Wins 9 Hermes Creative Awards, 5 Honorable Mentions

Press release date: Apr 26, 2016

ROSSLYN, Va., —The National Association of Electrical Manufacturers (NEMA) Communications Department won nine platinum and gold awards and five honorable mentions for ei, the magazine of the electroindustry and eiXtra, a twice-monthly e-newsletter, in the 2016 Hermes Creative Awards.

“The awards NEMA has received on behalf of the communications department reflects the incredible amount of time and talent that goes into producing publications such as ei magazine and eiXtra,” said NEMA President and CEO Kevin J. Cosgriff. “We are proud of what they have accomplished and pleased that so much of their work has received recognition outside the industry.”

Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing, and design of traditional materials and emerging technologies. Administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, the competition has grown to one of the largest of its kind in the world. Winners range from individual communicators to media conglomerates and Fortune 500 companies.

There were approximately 6,000 entries from the U.S. and more than 20 other countries in the competition. About 15 percent of the entries receive platinum, the highest honor; 22 percent gold; and 11 percent honorable mention.

Platinum Award Winners:

Overall Publication: Back to School, ei, the magazine of the electroindustry, September 2015
Publication Article: “Refurbished Medical Imaging Equipment,”ei, the magazine of the electroindustry (Andrew Northup, Director of Global Affairs, MITA)
Publication Article: “Gold Medallion Homes Bespeak Decades of Energy Efficiency,” ei, the magazine of the electroindustry (Pat Walsh, Editor in Chief, NEMA)
Gold Award Winners:

E-Newsletter: eiXtra, Vol. 20, October 2015
Magazine: New Era of Sustainability, ei, the magazine of the electroindustry, March 2016
Publication Cover: Growing the Internet of Things,ei, the magazine of the electroindustry, November 2015
Publication Article: “OLEDs: The Other Solid-State Lighting Technology,” ei, the magazine of the electroindustry, February 2016 (Peter Y. Ngai, PE, LC, FIES, Vice President of OLED Lighting, Acuity Brands Lighting)
Publication Article: “Net-Zero Home Embodies the New Era of Energy Efficiency,” ei, the magazine of the electroindustry, March 2016 (Greg Galluccio, Vice President of Engineering and Product Management, Maxlite; Dixie Comeau, President, Dixie Comeau Consulting Inc.)
Publication Article: “Microgrid Solutions Sustain Power—Even When the Grid Is Off,” ei, the magazine of the electroindustry, June 2015 (Gregg Turner, Eaton Energy Automation Solutions; Igor Stamenkovic, PhD, and Vijay Bhavaraju, PhD, Eaton Corporation Research and Technology; Jim Dankowski, Eaton Engineering Service and Solutions)

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