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MIAMI, FL., June 9, 2017 – HCP Media is proud to announce that six of its stunning custom publications have garnered design and print awards from the 23rd Annual Communicator Awards. The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for communication professionals. This year’s competition received over 6,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes — making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world — with an elite 15% garnering an Award of Excellence or Award of Distinction.

The HCP publications honored by The Communicator Awards are:

Award of Excellence
Crystal Living – Best Overall Design
Experience Sint Maarten/Saint Martin – Best Photography
Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau Visitors Guide 2017 – Best Overall Association Magazine
Our Jamaica 2017 – Best Overall Association Magazine
Award of Distinction
Mandarin Oriental, Miami, Senses 2017 – Best Overall Consumer Magazine
Experience the British Virgin Islands – Best Cover Design

“I am so proud of our talented editorial and design teams,” says Marisa Beazel, President and Publisher of HCP Media. “It is such a pleasure to be able to create award-winning work for our valued clients across the world.”

The Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), a 600+ member organization of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media. Current AIVA membership represents a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms including: AirType Studio, Condè Nast, Disney, Keller Crescent, Lockheed Martin, Monster.com, MTV, rabble+rouser, Time Inc., Tribal DDB, Yahoo!, and many others. Entries are scored on a 100 point scale by the judges. Generally, Excellence Winners receive a score of 90 or above and Distinction Winners receive a score of 70 to 89.

About The Communicator Awards
The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for communication professionals. Founded by communication professionals over a decade ago, The Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations and identity work for print, video, and interactive. This year’s Communicator Awards received thousands of entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world. Please visit www.communicatorawards.com for more information.

The Communicator Awards is sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms. Please visit aiva.org for a full member list and more information.

About HCP Media
As communication experts, HCP Media, a division of McClatchy, creates innovative, market-leading, crossplatform solutions that stay ahead of consumers’ evolving media habits. A custom media and promotion company, HCP offers a wide variety of engaging print publications, developing and producing over 100 custom publications for hotels, airlines and other clients. The company’s reach extends beyond the travel niche and into the global luxury market, including en-suite cruise line publications and luxury lifestyle magazines. Additional custom products include multilingual destination guides, in-room hotel books, in-flight magazines, travel videos and websites, as well as accompanying sales, marketing and promotional programs. The company also produces commemorative coffee-table books, healthcare publications, program guides and other customized publications.

Beyond the written word, HCP’s top-tier marketing and branding products include custom event marketing, strategic social media and blog content, marketing publications, and materials for national and global companies targeting affluent, sophisticated consumers. Together, these turnkey, top-quality print and digital marketing solutions reach more than 80 million active travelers annually and 5 million unique monthly visitors on its combined websites. In addition, HCP’s work has been recognized with more than 250 prestigious awards for editorial, photography and design.

Media Contact:
Ingrid Martinez
(305) 376-2021 / [email protected]