EXCEL Award Winner graphic 2021

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McLEAN, Va. — Naylor Association Solutions is pleased to announce that two of its clients, the American Bankers Association (ABA) and the American Institute of Architects – Los Angeles Chapter (AIA Los Angeles) have won awards in the 41st Annual AM&P Network EXCEL Awards competition. ABA won a Bronze Award for coverage of the 2020 pandemic in its member magazine, ABA Banking Journal, while AIA Los Angeles nabbed a promotional content Gold Award for its 2020 Membership Directory and Resource Guide.

“Printed magazines and directories continue to serve as a cornerstone of member communications strategy and tactics,” said Sarah Sain, Naylor’s director of content. “We’re proud to work with ABA and AIA Los Angeles to produce these valuable projects for their membership. We strive to offer quality, informative communications that serve a variety of stakeholders. Winning recognition from our peers at AM&P is a gratifying confirmation that our work is valuable.”

“Our membership directory and resource guide is a perennially valued source of industry connections and insider knowledge for our membership,” said Steve Tanner, Hon. AIA|LA, membership director at AIA Los Angeles. “We enjoy working with the Naylor team because of their superb service and creativity in producing the directory in a fresh way year after year.”

The ABA Banking Journal is the flagship magazine of the American Bankers Association. The team behind the publication strives to provide timely and sophisticated analysis, insight, and inspiration for banks of all sizes through the bimonthly publication and its accompanying news site and podcast series.

“Our member banks went above and beyond to deliver results for customers and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, and we are honored that our coverage of their work earned an EXCEL Award,” said Evan Sparks, editor-in-chief and senior vice president for member communications at ABA. “Just as our members went above and beyond, the Naylor team has delivered quality and service above and beyond in its partnership with us to produce the ABA Banking Journal.”

The EXCEL Awards are the largest and most prestigious program recognizing excellence and leadership in association media, publishing, marketing, and communication.  This year’s contest awarded 240 prizes across 82 categories. AIA Los Angeles and ABA are in elite company: Out of hundreds of entries, the AM&P Network bestowed 81 gold, 84 silver and 75 bronze winners.

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Since 1969, Naylor has been devoted to building stronger trade and professional associations by delivering products and services that strengthen member engagement and generate non-dues revenue. We offer a comprehensive set of unified solutions, including member communications, virtual and in-person event management, career and database software, and full-service association management. Our expert combination of excellent customer service and cross-departmental services fuels our purpose to help associations succeed. Naylor’s headquarters is located in McLean, Va., with additional offices in Alpharetta, Ga.; Gainesville, Fla.; Schaumburg, Ill.; and Winnipeg, Manitoba. Visit www.naylor.comfor more information.

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