ASA Takes Home Prestigious APEX and EXCEL Awards


Recognized for Excellence in Publications, Marketing Campaigns, and Website Design

The American Staffing Association is pleased to announce that it was recently honored with six 2015 APEX and EXCEL awards for the association’s publications, marketing campaigns, and website design. The APEX Awards honor publications excellence in 100 individual categories. The Association Media & Publishing EXCEL Awards program recognizes excellence and leadership in nonprofit association media, publishing, marketing, and communications.

ASA received the following awards:

  • APEX Grand Award, newsletters, for ASA for You
  • APEX Award of Excellence, financial and investment writing, for the 2014 special issue of Staffing Success magazine that contained the association’s annual economic analysis
  • APEX Award of Excellence, websites—special purpose, for the ASA Affordable Care Act microsite,
  • Gold EXCEL Award, direct mail campaign—membership, membership recruitment campaign, “Big Words”
  • Silver EXCEL Award, web publishing—redesign,
  • Silver EXCEL Award, membership category, ASA membership brochure

“ASA is honored to be recognized with such esteemed awards,” said Richard Wahlquist, president and chief executive officer of the American Staffing Association. “These awards are a testament to the high quality of the ASA website, marketing programs, and publications, and our dedication to providing members with meaningful resources in support of their businesses.”

This is the second year in a row that ASA has won a Gold EXCEL Award. In 2014, ASA was honored in the onsite convention program category for the Staffing World® final program, and also won a Bronze EXCEL Award in the newsletter—general excellence category for ASA for You.

About the American Staffing Association

The American Staffing Association is the voice of the U.S. staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. ASA and its affiliated chapters advance the interests of the industry across all sectors through advocacy, research, education, and the promotion of high standards of legal, ethical, and professional practices. For more information about ASA, visit

About the APEX Awards

The APEX Awards program is an annual competition for publishers, editors, writers, and designers who create print, web, electronic, and social media. Business, nonprofit, agency, and freelance communicators can enter APEX to win awards for their best writing, publications, campaigns, programs, design, and media. For more information about APEX awards, visit

About the EXCEL Awards

The Association Media & Publishing EXCEL Awards is America’s largest and most prestigious awards program that exclusively recognizes innovation and leadership in association media, publishing, marketing, and communications. For more information about the EXCEL awards, visit

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