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Third time's another charm for Annual Report
July 21, 2011
In addition to winning both a national and an international award in recent months, the JAXPORT 2010 Annual Report has now won Gold in the 2010 Vision Awards Annual Report Competition. Developed by the League of American Communications Professionals, LLC (LACP), this competition drew more than 5,000 entries representing at least 24 countries from a broad range of industries and organizational sizes. The Report was recognized in the Government Class (up to $100 million revenue category). The LACP was established in 2001 to create a forum within the public relations industry that facilitates discussion of best-in-class practices within the profession while also recognizing those who demonstrate exemplary communications capabilities.
Judges' Comments included:
"The photography is remarkable, terrific images to help tell this year's story."
Visit 2010 Annual Report to see JAXPORT’s award-winning entry. In June, the Report won a Communicator Award of Distinction from the International Academy of Visual Arts and in May was recognized with an American Inhouse Design Certificate of Excellence.
To learn more about the competition, visit here. The release below explains the awards process:
SAN DIEGO - July 11, 2011 - League of American Communications. Professionals LLC (LACP), an organization dedicated to supporting, recognizing and advancing excellence in the practice of professional communications, today released the results of this year's annual report competition, the 2010 Vision Awards.
“The 2010 Vision Awards drew an unprecedented number of submissions representing a broad range of industries and organizational sizes,” said Tyson Heyn, Principal of LACP. “More than 5,000 entries were submitted, representing upwards of two-dozen countries and 800 entities, so competition was exceptionally tough. Winners demonstrated an outstanding focus on shareholders, their interests, and their need to understand the strategic and tactical decisions their companies are making.”
Through several hundred hours of judging, LACP identified winners within peer-level competition classes. Competition classes were established to create the most level playing field possible between entries. They were determined according to company size, annual revenue, and other pertinent factors. Scores were derived according to a proprietary judging system developed by LACP, which assigns point values to various criteria of an entry. A composite score, based on a 100-point scale, was then determined by summing the results of all judging criteria.