ADDvantage magazine receives award for publication excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — ADDvantage magazine, the official publication written and published by the United States Professional Tennis Association for its members, received an award for publication excellence in the 2008 Award for Publication Excellence competition. The October/November 2007 issue won in the category of magazine and journal design and layout in this 20th annual APEX contest.

ADDvantage is published 11 times a year by the USPTA for men and women tennis-teaching professionals. It features messages and topics of interest from USPTA CEO Tim Heckler and board members, tips from tennis-teaching professionals, tennis drills, news on the latest events, member and division news, career development opportunities, player development inserts, articles on tennis teaching and much more.

The award of excellence is based on superiority in graphic design, editorial content and the success of the entry in achieving overall communications effectiveness and excellence. Close to 4,500 entries were submitted for the 2008 APEX competition for 110 individual communications categories and 11 main categories.

ADDvantage, which was first published in January 1977, has received a total of 13 APEX awards. Shawna Riley is the editor and Kimberly Forrester is the managing editor of the magazine. Visit or to view the magazine online.

The APEX competition is an awards competition that recognizes outstanding work in the communication field. Entries are judged by industry professionals who look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence.


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