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Innovative Print & Media Group Wins 11 Awards in 2012 Neographics Competition

Press Release   •   Jul 11, 2012 18:15 EDT

Innovative Print & Media Group won two of the coveted Best of Category awards and nine Awards of Excellence in the 2012 Neographics awards competition, one of the nation’s largest regional contests for graphic communications.

Sponsored by the Graphic Arts Association, the competition honors the work and service of firms in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware in graphic arts, packaging, converting, design, and publishing.

In this year's competition, Innovative earned Best of Category honors for event collateral materials for SunGard Higher Education in Malvern and annual conference materials for Opportunity Finance Network in Philadelphia.

Innovative also won Franklin Awards of Excellence in the contest for the Teva Product Catalog, a Sapient Glossary of Financial Terms, a J.G. Wentworth Mailing, a New Member Welcome Mailer and Membership Card for the Nittany CO-OP, a Solutions for Global Trading Brochure, the Xiaflex Reference Guide, an American Bible Society Folder, a J.G. Wentworth Promo and a Patient Education Brochure and Stand for Testim.

“We are honored to have our work recognized as being among the best in the region,” Innovative President Rob Whitman said. “Calls for entries went out to more than 6,000 firms, so we feel this puts us in elite company for producing top quality and creative work.”

Based in Phoenixville, Innovative is one of the top printing and marketing companies in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions of the country. It is a leading provider of print and promotional products, creative and marketing communications services, direct mail and fulfillment.

The SunGard project honored in this year’s Neographics competition included a poster, brochure and event collateral materials.

The Opportunity Finance Network project featured Impact Materials distributed at OFN’s 27th annual conference, “IMPACT. It’s What We Do,” which was attended by more than 1,100 members, funders, policymakers, investors and opportunity finance industry professionals in Minneapolis.

The Neographics competition was created to recognize and reward the quality and service provided to customers around the world by the graphic communications, packaging and converting industries in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.

The contest is open to printers, typographers, advertising agencies, finishers, packaging companies, converting companies, binders, platemakers, specialty shops, desktop publishers, editors, public relations professionals and graphic designers.

Selection of winners is made by teams of judges who examine finished products while considering overall design, successful completion, prepress preparation and finishing. The number of colors, printing process and press size also are considered in the judging process.

Winning entries were showcased at the Neographics Awards Ceremony, Exhibition, and Dinner May 3 at the Union League in Philadelphia.

“Competition is intense in this industry, so start making the most of this honor today,” Graphic Arts Association Chairman Douglas Yeager said in his letter to Innovative announcing its awards. “We hope [your awards] will help you start thinking about ways to market your business as a winner!”

Based in Philadelphia, the Graphic Arts Association is the only regional trade association serving the printing industry in Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware. The mission of the Graphic Arts Association is to be the leading resource for the printing and graphic communications industry in advocacy, education and information to enhance the strength and profitability of its members.

About Innovative Print & Media Group

Founded in 1985 by President and Owner Bob Fisher, Innovative Print & Media Group has long stressed service, collaboration and understanding the customer's needs.
From a basement office in Fisher's Collegeville home, Innovative has grown to a company that has 45 employees and a projected growth in revenue of 25 percent for the next year. It is ranked 15th nationally in size by Print Solutions magazine. 
As it has grown in size, it has also grown from a company focused primarily on printing to being a full service, marketing communications provider that can take projects all the way from the first creative stages to fulfillment and delivery. 
Its marketing message — "The Power of ONE Resource" — stresses the range of services it has developed to meet the needs of 21st century customers. 
"We provide superior quality and integrated solutions that enable customers to achieve desired results," Whitman said. "Our commitment to customer success translates to mutually beneficial relationships.
"That is why many of our customers have worked with us for years."