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Awards

  • 2017 Gold Hermes Creative Award Honorable Mention in the Non-Profit Category of the Hermes Creative Awards: The New IP Agency

  • 2017 Gold Hermes Creative Award in the Informational Category of the Hermes Creative Awards: Virtuapedia

  • 2017 Ava Digital Awards Platinum Winner for Non-Profit Category: The New IP Agency

  • 2017 Ava Digital Awards Gold Winner for B to B: Light Reading & Huawei's Telco Transformation

  • 2016 Folio Awards - Corporate Catalyst

  • 2016 Best of Web Award Winner – Telecommunication Standard of Excellence: Light Reading & Huawei’s Telco Transformation

  • 2016 Eddie & Ozzie Awards Honorable Mention: Light Reading's Upskill U

  • 2016 Eddie & Ozzie Awards Honorable Mention: Virtuapedia

  • 2016 Min's Edit and Design Awards Honorable Mention: Light Reading's Coverage of Cisco's Independent Tests

  • 2016 Ava Digital Awards Platinum Winner for Heavy Reading’s Ultra Broadband Survey Video Results Video Infographic

  • 2016 Ava Digital Awards Gold Winner for the Virtuapedia

  • 2016 Ava Digital Awards Honorable Mention for Case Study: Wi-Fi Soccer Stadium

  • 2015 Web Awards Telecommunications Standard of Excellence, The New IP

  • 2015 Videographer Awards Gold Winner: Envisioning the 2020 Telecom Landscape- Survey Results Visualized

  • 2015 Eddie Awards Honorable Mention for Between the CEOs

  • 2015 Min Editoral & Design Awards Winner for Best Online Column: 'Between the CEOs'

  • Folio 2015 Fame Awards Winner for Best First-Time Event: Light Reading's Big Telecom Event

  • 2014 Web Awards Winner for Telecommunications Standard of Excellence

  • 2014 Gold Marcom Award for Best Website: 2020 Vision Executive Summit

  • 2014 Gold Marcom Award for Best Brochure/Sales Promotion: 2020 Vision Executive Summit Sales Promotion

  • 2014 Platinum Marcom Award for Best Website Element/Infographic: Addressing Security Changes with LTE Infographic

  • 2014 Honorable Mention Marcom Award for Best Design Print/Program Guide: Light Reading's Big Telecom Event Pocket Guide

  • 2014 Gold Marcom Award for Design Web/Website Redesign: Light Reading's Redesign

  • 2014 Platinum Marcom Award for Best Website/Business to Business: The New IP

  • 2014 Honorable Mention Marcom Award for Best Web Video (Other): Wartoad – Behind the Music

  • 2014 Folio 100 Honorees Dynamic Disruptor Award: Stephen Saunders

  • 2014 Folio Women in Media Rising Star Award: Julie Muroff

  • 2014 Videographer Award of Distinction for Best Viral Video (Entertainment)

  • 2014 Videographer Award of Distinction for Best Video (Entertainment)

  • 2014 Videographer Award of Excellence for Best Viral Video (Company)

  • 2014 Videographer Award Honorable Mention for Marketing Video (Service)

  • 2014 Min’s Integrated Marketing Award Honorable Mention for Huawei’s Video Resource Center on Light Reading

  • 2014 Ava Digital Platinum Award Winner for Best Business to Business Website

  • 2014 Telly Award Bronze Winner for Best Online Video (Entertainment): Light Reading - The Movie

  • 2014 Telly Award Bronze Winner for Best Branded Content Viral Video: Light Reading - The Movie

  • 2014 Internet Advertising Competition Award Winner for Best Telecommunication Online Campaign: Huawei's Video Resource on Light Reading

  • 2014 Hermes Creative Awards Platinum Winner for Best Web Element: Heavy Reading Infographic - Operator Obstacles

  • 2014 Hermes Creative Awards Gold Winner for Homepage Website Element: Light Reading's Homepage

  • 2014 Hermes Creative Awards Gold Winner for Best Website Design: Light Reading’s Big Telecom Event

  • 2014 Hermes Creative Awards Gold Winner for Best Entertainment Video: Light Reading - The Movie

  • 2014 Hermes Creative Awards Gold Winner for Best T-Shirt: Light Reading’s Relaunch T-Shirt

  • 2014 Apex Award of Excellence for Technical & Technology Writing: Light Reading Blog - Light Reading Unveils California’s Hottest SDN Startup

  • 2014 Apex Award of Excellence for Redesign: Light Reading’s Redesign

  • 2014 Apex Award of Excellence for Identity & Graphic Standards: Light Reading’s Big Telecom Event

  • 2014 Min’s Digital Awards: Honorable Mention for Best Relaunch

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