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Digital Magazine Awards 2013 Call for Entry Opens

Fourth Year of Awards Sponsored by App Studio Continues to Set the Standard for Recognising Digital Publishing Innovation

Denver, CO and London - 7/12/2013 - The Digital Magazine Awards is gearing up once again to recognise the world’s most innovative publishing, editorial, and advertising teams. The call for entries has officially opened and magazine publishers, individuals, and advertisers from the digital publishing industry are invited to submit nominations across a wide range of award categories.

From Digital Magazine of the Year and Magazine Ad of the Year to specific awards for Fashion, Entertainment, Lifestyle Magazine of the Year and more, the Digital Magazine Awards highlight those in the industry who are most successfully creating content for Web, smartphone and tablet devices.

Bruce Hudson, chairman of the Digital Magazine Awards, said, “The Digital Magazine Awards is as much about showcasing digital innovation as it is about celebrating the evolution of magazine publishing. The Awards have chronicled how – year on year – our industry has risen to the digital challenge. I cannot wait to see this year’s nominees, from the world’s most recognised brands to smaller, niche publications.”

To see a list of all of the winners from 2012, please visit: http://digitalmagazineawards.com/previouswinners/

The Digital Magazine Awards 2012 will be judged by a panel of industry experts including:

  • Peter Bale, Vice President of Digital, CNN International
  • Madhav Chinnappa, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Google News & Magazines
  • Achin Bhowmik, Director, Intel Corporation
Shaun Barriball, vice president of mobile products for Quark and App Studio, said, “The Digital Magazine Awards have grown into the de facto awards program of its kind – hundreds of submissions were entered last year from marquee brands and individual innovators. There have been huge leaps forward in the digital publishing industry over the last year, such as the move to HTML5-based apps. Consumer preferences have also matured and, whereas static Web pages and PDF replicas on a single platform have worked in the past, readers now expect highly engaging, innovative apps accessed across a variety of devices. We look forward to seeing how publishers are responding to this opportunity.”

About the Digital Magazine Awards 2013
The Digital Magazine Awards 2013 will close for entry on 27 September 2013 with all winners announced on 26 November 2013. To enter, visit: http://digitalmagazineawards.com/.

About App Studio
App Studio (www.AppStudio.net) is the next generation digital publishing solution that uses HTML5 to push the bounds of user experience without the high cost and effort associated with custom app development. App Studio is the only digital publishing solution that allows users to create branded content apps using QuarkXPress, InDesign, HTML5, and XML. Through a managed cloud environment, designers, authors, and extended teams are able to collaborate to create rich, interactive content that can be delivered across multiple platforms and devices.

App Studio is a trademark or registered trademark of Quark Software Inc. and its affiliates in the U.S. and/or other countries.