Connectiv Announces New Virtual Program for 66th Annual Neal Awards
Tune in to the most prestigious B2B editorial honors on April 17th
NEW YORK (March 27, 2020) – The most prestigious editorial honors in specialized journalism, the 66th Neal Awards will, for the first time, be held virtually on April 17th.
researchers and health care professionals work on a response to
COVID-19, Business editors, journalists, executives and creatives are
hard at work breaking news and communicating critical information
keeping our families healthy and our businesses producing,” said SIIA
President Jeff Joseph, “In this unique moment, it’s important to
celebrate the incredible work specialized journalists have done over the
past year. We are proud to honor them in this unique event next month.”
The largest global audience ever assembled for this program will commence with a virtual luncheon at 12 p.m. on April 17th.
The Neal Awards’, selected by a panel of 14 judges, will announce 53
winners across 21 editorial categories and unveil the winner for the
Grand Neal Award, honoring the most outstanding entry across winners from all categories. More details and registration are available at: https://www.siia.net/neals/Online-Ceremony.
The Neal Awards will also honor the recipients of four special recognition Leadership Awards, including the Marianne Dekker Mattera Award for dedicated mentoring; the G.D. Crain Award for distinguished editorial career; Timothy White Award for exemplary leadership in the face of challenges and pressures; and the McAllister Editorial Fellowship, given to an editor who will teach journalism at Northwestern University’s prestigious Medill School of Journalism.
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and resources by providing the essential information and services that
are pivotal for millions of global businesses to make the right
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world-class business information companies who reach an audience of more
than 100 million professionals. These companies drive more than $20
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address issues and challenges that impact their industry segments with
the goal of driving innovation and growth for the industry and each
member company. This is accomplished through in-person and online
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