2015 Maggie Competition Closed
Marriott Offers Special Room Rate for MAGGIE Banquet
Mark your calendars now for the 64th Annual MAGGIE Banquet, Friday May 1, 2015, at our new location, the Marriott Hotel at Los Angeles Airport. There are a limited number of rooms available at the WPA Maggie rate of $119, so we suggest you make your reservations early. This rate expires April 10, 2015. We do not know if additional rooms will be made available at this rate after April 10th.
To make your reservations contact the Marriott Hotel directly using the toll free number 1(800)228-9290. Please refer to: “Western Publishing Association Maggie Awards Ceremony” when making your reservation. Call the WPA office at Tel. 805-495-1863 with any questions or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional MAGGIE Trophies Available
If you’re interested in purchasing additional MAGGIES, for this year (or past years) and would like to share your excitement of winning a Maggie with your writers, photographers, illustrators, and others in your company, contact the WPA.
Price: $259 each (includes shipping)
Please contact the WPA office to place your orders. Tel. 805-495-1863. All orders must be prepaid. Delivery 4-6 weeks. Wording on Maggie can't be altered.
WPA & Maggie Sponsors for 2015
Scott Dickey, CEO TEN, Slated for Executive Insight Speaker
Scott Dickey, CEO TEN, The Enthusiast Network, is on board as WPA's Executive Insight speaker =, Friday May 1st, the afternoon of the MAGGIE banquet.
In 2014, Scott Dickey brought a 25-year career of managing high-profile global businesses to TEN: The Enthusiast Network (formerly: Source Interlink Media) the world’s premier network of enthusiast brands, such as Motor Trend, Automobile, Hot Rod, Surfer, Transworld and GrindTV. With more than 50 publications, 60 websites, 50 events, 1000 branded products, the world’s largest automotive VOD channel, and the world’s largest action/adventure sports media platform, TEN inspires enthusiasts to pursue their passions - enthusiastnetwork.com.
Join us as Scott speaks about his extensive experiences in the publishing industry, and discusses the innovations, expectations and more he anticipates in the future.
Watch our website and your email to register for this important event.
WPA Nominations for the 2015 WPA Awards of Distinction Closed
Nominations for the 2nd Annual Awards of Distinction are now closed. Winners will be announced at the Maggie Banquet, Friday May 1, 2015 at the Marriott Hotel at LAX.
Click here for information and criteria.
In bestowing the 2014 First Annual WPA Awards of Distinction to Diane Anderson-Minshall, of Here Media, the WPA recognized an individual who distinguished herself in the field of media over the past 12 months.
“As the recipient of our inaugural Leadership Award,” said WPA President Ron Epstein, "this award honors an individual whose vision and innovation in the past year demonstrated real-world execution of a new platform, concept or segment of the business that improved or altered the media landscape in which it operates, or expanded or created a new business opportunity. Diane’s work in helping develop the HIV Plus Treatment Guide Mobile App is an inspiration. She is the epitome of what this award is all about.”