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Communications News in Brief 9/14/12
09/14/2012
News in Brief
Association News: 

Deadline to enter the FAME Awards is Nov. 15. Presented by FOLIO and min, the FAME Awards recognize the best magazine events. Eligible magazines include association, consumer, b-to-b and regional. Details here.

Direct Marketing Association, New York, made DMAchoice.org available to marketers using the U.S. Postal Service's new product, Every Door Direct Mail, a service that lets businesses deliver advertising mail within specified ZIP codes without having to supply names and addresses. Consumers who do not wish to receive mail addressed to all residences/businesses on a postal route may opt out by placing their names on DMAchoice.org or DMA's EDDM opt-out list. Businesses that want to subscribe through DMA's service provider can go here.
 
Palm Beach County (Fla.) CVB was honored with a Flagler Award for the group’s marketing efforts at the state’s Annual Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism. They won in the social media category for their marketing campaign that involved the fashion brand Lilly Pulitzer.  The award was handed out on Sept. 5, at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld.
 
American Soybean Association St. Louis, launched a grassroots communications site, the Soy Action Center, through which their members will be able to contact their congressperson more easily. The Association is currently focused on pressuring Congress to pass a farm bill, and motivating their members to communicate the importance of such a bill to their operations. The portal can be accessed here.

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