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Printing Association of Florida Celebrates 26th Annual Florida Print Awards at Special Reception and Banquet

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Two Florida companies received a "Benny" Award at the National Level 

ORLANDO, FL - On July 26, the Printing Association of Florida proudly recognized 34 of Florida's top printing and graphic communications firms who collectively submitted an astounding 351 entries, for a chance to receive a prestigious Florida Print Award trophy. In addition, 11 schools participated, with a total of 205 entries submitted. Winners are honored at the annual Florida Print Awards banquet and reception held during the three-day Print Management Conference at Disney's Swan Resort. 

Two Florida companies received a "Benny" Award at the national level; and a total of 50 Florida projects submitted by 17 companies were recognized in Printing Industries of America's Premier Print Awards competition. The "Benny", a bronze statuette of Benjamin Franklin, is awarded to the most outstanding entry in each category. Those companies are: Designers' Press and Franklin-Dodd Communications.

The Florida Print Awards promotes excellence in the industry by recognizing individuals, companies, and organizations producing the very best in print media. All winning entries are displayed during the Print Management Conference at the Hall of Winners showcase. Winners are also published in the Florida Print Awards Winners Booklet, and in PAF's Graphics Update magazine. The competition is open exclusively to PAF members.

"Each year Florida's printers and graphic communications firms up the ante with their print awards submissions," says George Ryan, CEO and President of the Printing Association of Florida, an affiliate of Printing Industries of America. "The judges love the challenge of picking the best of the best, since each submission received is the highest caliber and quality in the industry. This is always an exciting event with much talent being celebrated."

Florida Print Awards - Trophy Winners

Trophy winners at the Florida Print Awards are those who secured "Best of Category" or "Best of Show" distinctions. The following table provides the details for these particular winners. 




Best Annual Report


2012 Lost Tree Village Charitable Foundation Annual Report

Best Printer's Self-Advertising

Topp Digital Label Solutions

Topp Company Brochure

Best Special Treatment

Rex Three Inc.

Gurkha Cigars 2013 Catalog

Best Use of Color in Design

Franklin Dodd Communications


Best Process Color Printing

Associated Printing Productions, Inc.


Most Creative Use of Paper

The Printer's Edge

Gift Box Collection (3)

Best Stationery

Franklin Dodd Communications


Best Web Press

Trend Offset Printing

TSF Sportswear

Best Poster


Sunfest 2013

Best Digital Printing

Franklin Dodd Communications


Best Art Reproduction

Creative Printing & Publishing

Baterby's 2013 Spring Catalog

Best Small Press


Experience The Best of Myrtle Beach

Best of Show - Div. II

Associated Printing Productions, Inc.

Bridesmaid Volume 5

Best of Show - Div. III


Laurel - A Prestigious World Traveler

Best of Show - Div. I

The Color Express, Inc.

The Power of You

Golden Flamingo

Franklin Dodd Communications



Golden Flamingo Award

A special recognition is given to the company who won the most Best of Category awards, who is honored with the coveted Golden Flamingo Award. This year's winner of the award was Franklin Dodd Communications.

For more information about the Printing Association of Florida, and for a complete list of Florida Print Awards winners, visit: www.flprint.org.


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