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ACE Press Awards – the winners

The ACE Press Awards, now it its 64th year, was held last night at the Dorchester in London.

300 guests, representing the breadth of newspaper and magazine publishing, distribution and retailing were entertained by five piece London band Motown Gold. The event was hosted by comedian Lucy Porter.

Event sponsors included: Smith News, Menzies Distribution, Mail Newspapers, JYL Hand to Hand, Bedfords Transport, Newssolutions, Aktrion Logistics, The NFRN and Aktrion Group.

ACE General Manager Mark Farris commented: “We were thrilled to once again receive significant high quality entries and our judging panel remarked that scoring the final winner across the majority of the categories proved extremely challenging.”

Chair Tom Rodger said: “ACE remain committed to offering award categories that accurately reflect and reward the efforts of the many talented individuals who do so much to enliven the printed media marketplace.”

The winners:

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR - MULTIPLE RETAILER

Sponsored by ACE

Panini - Official FIFA 2014 World Cup Sticker Collection

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR - INDEPENDENT RETAILER

Sponsored by The National Federation of Retail Newsagents

Panini - Official FIFA 2014 World Cup Sticker Collection

CIRCULATION EXCELLENCE BY A NATIONAL NEWSPAPER

Sponsored by SmithsNews

Trinity Mirror – Daily & Sunday Mirror

CIRCULATION EXCELLENCE BY A REGIONAL NEWSPAPER

Sponsored by Aktrion Logistics

Trinity Mirror – Welsh Daily Post

CIRCULATION EXCELLENCE BY A MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Sponsored by Menzies Distribution

Key Publishing - Flypast

CIRCULATION EXCELLENCE BY A WEEKLY MAGAZINE

Sponsored by Newssolutions

Hearst – Real People

CIRCULATION EXCELLENCE BY A FREE PUBLICATION

Sponsored by JYL Hand to Hand

Trinity Mirror - West London Series (Uxbridge Gazette, Hounslow Chronicle, Ealing Gazette)

LAUNCH OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Aktrion Group

Panini - Official FIFA 2014 World Cup Sticker Collection

SUCCESS IN AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT

Sponsored by ACE

Hearst-Rodale – Women’s Health

SUPPORT SERVICES PROVIDER OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by ACE

SmithsNews

YOUNG ACHIEVERS AWARD

Sponsored by Bedfords

Hearst Magazines – Bianca Lloyd-King

CHAIRMAN’S AWARD

The Times

Click here to see pictures of the event.