BPW International wins 2008 Award of Excellence

for its website – www.bpw-international.org

(Bangkok - September 2008) The Awards for Publication Excellence™ (APEX- USA) announced that the International Federation of Business and Professional Women (IFBPW) has won an Award of Excellence for its website under the category of “most improved web or intranet site”. Of special interest, is the microsite built for the upcoming BPW International Congress to be held in Mexico on October 24-28 and the mentoring web section which showcases the mentoring and skills training programs in over 20 countries. Anna Fang was a member of the Public Relations Committee and member and Chair of the Mentoring Program.

Chonchanok Viravan, president of BPW International said, “BPW International is very proud to have won an award for its website and it was a team effort which made it possible”.

APEX™ 2008 Awards are based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the ability to achieve overall communications excellence. APEX™ Grand Awards honor the outstanding works in each main category while APEX™ Awards of Excellence recognize exceptional entries in each of the sub-categories.

Naturally, entries in design categories were judged solely on the basis of their graphic design, and writing entries were evaluated primarily on the basis of editorial quality.

4,479 entries from around the world were evaluated, in the following distribution:

Newsletters: 490;
Magazines and Journals: 837;
Magapapers and Newspapers: 139;
Annual Reports: 241;
Brochures, Manuals and Reports: 501;
Electronic and Video Publications: 231;
Web and Intranet Sites: 309;
Campaigns, Programs and Plans: 286;
Writing: 745;
Design and Illustration: 504;
and Special Publications: 196.

The majority of entries were from US and Canada, and a few of the entries were from Hong Kong and Thailand.