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Printing Services

2017 Design and Printing Awards


IPMA Awards

In-Plant Printing and Mailing Association (IPMA) In-Plant Printing Awards

National printing competition for in-plant printers.

  • Gold Award (First Place) — Cross Media Project

View IPMA 2017 In-Plant Awards

PIM Star of Excellence Awards

Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) Star of Excellence Awards

Regional printing competition for commercial printers in the upper-midwest.

  • Best in Category — Specialty Innovation Awards
  • Best of Division — Service Catalogs (4 or more colors)
  • Certificate of Merit — Folders (4 or more colors)
  • Certificate of Merit — Posters
  • Certificate of Merit — Customized/Personalized/Variable-Data Printing
  • Certificate of Merit — Specialty Innovation Awards

View PIM Star of Excellence Winners

GD USA American Inhouse Design Awards

Graphic Design USA’s American Inhouse Design Awards

A premier national design competition for inhouse departments at corporations, non-profits, associations, media + publishing, universities + institutions.

  • Award of Excellence (highest) — Publications
    Of more than 5,000 entries, only 15% are recognized with a Certificate of Excellence
University of Minnesota Communicators Forum Elevate Maroon & Gold Awards

University of Minnesota Communicators Forum
Maroon & Gold Awards

Communicators Forum members whose work exemplifies the University’s core values: excellence, innovation, effectiveness, integrity, diversity, collaboration, sharing of knowledge, accountability, stewardship, and service.

  • Maroon Award — Design, Multi-Page Print
  • Maroon Award — Writing, Innovator
  • Maroon Award — Design, Web Page
  • Maroon Award — Interactive, Website
  • Maroon Award — Design, Poster

View Maroon & Gold Winners

2016 Best of Awards Unique Venues

Unique Venues Best of Awards

Unique Venues recognized leaders in the hospitality industry in 19 categories, which included four categories in marketing campaigns.

  • 2016 Winner — Best Website

View Unique Venues Best Website Article