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Winners of the Encore Awards
The first annual Encore Awards were a new component of emerge (www.cgx.com/emerge), Consolidated Graphics’ annual customer conference and business expo that began on May 17 in Dallas. In addition, the People’s Encore Award was also announced after the winner was selected by attendees of emerge who were able to view all of the category finalists’ submissions at the conference and vote for their favorite.
The categories and winners are:
- Books & Annual Reports: Storyville Coffee Co., Seattle, WA
- Brochures: Herman Miller, Inc., Zeeland, MI
- Catalogues & Magazines: Tiffany & Co., New York
- Digital: Orion Developers, Ltd., Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
- Direct Mail: Team Detroit, Detroit
- Environmentally Friendly: Gil Shuler Graphic Design, Mount Pleasant, SC
- General: Sandbox Studio, Chicago
- Packaging: Scottsdale League for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
- Print & Technology Solutions: Kaiser Permanente, Burbank, CA
Herman Miller also received this year’s People’s Encore Award.
“The first-ever winners of the Encore Awards showed a dedication to a 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, for Consolidated Graphics. “Our inaugural winners represent this philosophy in their work. We look forward to many years of Encore Awards, and we are honored to recognize excellence and breakout performance within the print industry.”
The Encore Awards were created to recognize the innovative ideas of Consolidated Graphics’ customers and to showcase the many ways they deliver creative and effective print and marketing solutions to support their own customers and the markets they serve. An independent panel of six judges reviewed and discussed the merits of more than 500 submissions.
About Consolidated Graphics
Consolidated Graphics Inc. (NYSE: CGX), headquartered in Houston, is one of North America’s leading general commercial printing companies. With 70 printing businesses strategically located across 27 states, Toronto and Prague, and a presence in Asia, CGX offers an unmatched geographic footprint, unsurpassed capabilities, and unparalleled levels of convenience, efficiency and service. With locations in or near virtually every major U.S. market, CGX provides the service and responsiveness of a local printer enhanced by the economic, geographic and technological advantages of a large national organization.