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Smart Meetings Wins Six 2020 Folio Eddie & Ozzie Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 1, 2020 Sausalito, California: Smart Meetings, the leading event industry media company and most trusted resource for meeting professionals, is proud to announce that the company was honored with six awards in the 2020 Folio: Eddie and Ozzie Awards, including the top award for magazine supplement and cover design.
“Our goal has always been to deliver the most relevant and educational content in the industry and present it so that it supports and inspires our community to take action,” said Smart Meetings founder and CEO Marin Bright. “We are truly honored to be recognized at this important time.”
For more than 25 years, Folio has presented the Eddie and Ozzie Awards to recognize leading media and publishing industry leaders. This year’s list of winning creators and designers was narrowed down from thousands of entries.
Smart Meetings took home prizes in the following categories:
Eddies:
Ozzies:
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About Smart Meetings: Smart Meetings is the leading meetings industry publisher and voice of inspiration for meeting professionals. We inspire our audience of meeting and event professionals to dream big—and create brilliant experiences that delight attendees, achieve desired results, and elevate the impact of the meetings industry. Smart Meetings publishes cutting-edge meetings content in print and digital magazines 12 times per year, hosts world-class networking events, produces CEU-accredited webinars, and offers a myriad of digital resources. The publication annually awards the prestigious Smart Stars and Platinum Choice Awards to hospitality companies that meet the publications high standards.
Contact: Debra Carney
Organization Name: Smart Meetings
Phone Number: 415.339.9355
Email: debra@smartmeetings.com

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2018 Press Releases

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2017 Press Releases

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2016 Press Releases

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2014 Press Releases

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Smart Meetings elsewhere on the Web:
– Hundreds of media outlets and journalists viewed the winner’s release and clips from the TV special “Smart Destinations: The Best of 2013.” Major media outlets such as Yahoo, Boston Globe and The Street, along many local television stations and business journals relayed the news across the web.
– “Wyndham Offers Meeting Planners Chance at One Million Rewards Points,” hotel-industry.co.uk, July 7, 2012.
– Meeting planners visit to hear Hawaii’s pitch,” Honolulu Star Advertiser, March 21, 2012.
– “Hawaii woos meeting planners with Smart Meetings event,” Pacific Business News, March 16, 2012.
– “‘Smart Event’ to Sell Hawaii Meetings and Incentives, March 18
– 20,” Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau, March 16, 2012.
– “Make it Work : The Zen of Event Planning,” forbes.com, Oct. 27, 2011.
– “Smart Meetings Convenes 25% Growth,” minonline.com, Jan. 12, 2009.