AFIRE Publications, Podcast, and Events Nominated for Top Industry Awards

AFIRE is proud to announce that Summit Journal, the AFIRE Podcast, and AFIRE Events have recently been recognized with several top industry awards: the 2024 Communicator Awards; Hermes Create Awards; International & European Association Success Awards.

Summit Journal, the official, award-winning publication of AFIRE, now has more than twenty top awards for design and content. In the past month, the journal has been recognized with an Award of Excellence and an Award of Distinction from the 2024 Communicator Awards.

Additionally, the AFIRE Podcast has been recognized with an Award of Distinction from this same program, recognizing communications excellence in production and content for episode 2023.03 with featured guest Ethan Penner, CEO of Mosaic Real Estate Investors.

The Communicator Awards program, now in its thirtieth year, is sanctioned and reviewed by the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts. The Award of Excellence is given to those entrants whose ability to communicate positions them as the best in the field. The Award of Distinction is presented to projects that exceed industry standards in quality and achievement. Winners of the Award of Distinction will be featured on the Winners List on the website.

Summit Journal also won a 2024 Gold Hermes Award, sanctioned by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals (AMCP) for excellence in design and content.

Established in 1995, AMCP is one of the largest and oldest, third-party evaluators of creative work in the world. As part of its mission, AMCP fosters and supports the efforts of creative professionals who contribute their unique talents to public service and charitable endeavors.

Additionally, AFIRE is currently a finalist in the 2024 International & European Association Success Awards, sanctioned by the Association of Association Executives (AAE), for Best Development of an Existing Event.

AAE helps association employees and officers learn and grow both personally and their association in value, its membership and effectiveness. It is the largest community of association executives outside North America, and has members in mainland Europe, UK, Africa, India and the Middle East.

Winners of the International & European Association Success Awards will be announced at the AAE Awards Ceremony, which takes place on the evening of June 10, 2024 as part of the Associations World Congress in Graz, Austria.

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