Consolidated Graphics Announces Finalists for First-Annual Encore Awards

HOUSTON—March 16, 2011—Consolidated Graphics has named 27 marketing and business leaders a finalists in its first-annual Encore Awards presented. The Encore Awards were created to recognize the innovative ideas of the printer’s customers and to showcase the many ways they deliver creative and effective print and marketing solutions to support the markets they serve.

The awards are a new component of emerge (, Consolidated Graphic’s annual customer conference and business expo, scheduled for May 17-20 in Dallas, TX.

“Our first-ever Encore Awards celebrate the new era of print, which due to technology and innovation requires comprehensive solutions that meet ongoing customer needs,” said Aaron Grohs, executive vice president, Sales and Marketing. “We received so many entries that our judges faced many tough decisions, but it just serves to illustrate the exceptional quality of work being done in our industry. We look forward to many years of Encore Awards, and we are honored to recognize excellence and breakout performance within the print industry.”

An independent panel of six judges met Feb. 17, in Dallas, to review and discuss the merits of each entry, and three Crystal Award finalists were chosen for each award category from more than 500 submissions. Finalists’ entries successfully incorporated a wide variety of technology, equipment and software from across Consolidated Graphics to meet the objectives of the showcased entry.

The Encore Award winner for each category will be selected from the announced finalists on May 18 at the Encore Awards gala in Dallas.

Categories and Finalists

Books & Annual Reports:

• Euro RSCG, San Francisco, CA
• Minor Design Group, Houston, TX
• Storyville Coffee Company, Seattle, WA


• Hanson Dodge Creative, Milwaukee, WI
• Herman Miller, Inc., Zeeland, MI
• Team Detroit, Detroit, MI

Catalogs & Magazines:

• Baron & Baron, Inc., New York, NY
• Guess?,Inc., Los Angeles, CA
• Tiffany & Co., New York, NY


• Orion Developers, Ltd., Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
• Quiksilver, Huntington Beach, CA
• Zoo Valdes LLC, Columbia, SC

Direct Mail:

• The Hartford, Hartford, CT
• MicroMass Communications, Inc., Cary, NC
• Team Detroit, Detroit, MI

Environmentally Friendly:

• Gil Shuler Graphic Design, Mount Pleasant, SC
• Centiva, Florence, AL
• Weber Shandwick, Dallas, TX

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