By Martin Vedris

SYDNEY: continues to attract attention, this time as a Bell Awards 2008 finalist in the Best Digital Publication category, won by another Intermedia publication, The, with receiving a Highly Commended award in the same category.

It was a trifecta in the Best Digital Publication category for The Intermedia Group, which also won the major award of Business-to-Business Magazine of the Year for Professional Beauty as well as winning Best Subscription Marketing Program for the company’s highly successful Apple IPod promotion.

The Bell Awards are held annually by Publishers Australia, a non-profit, member-based publishing industry organisation. They award exceptional achievement in publishing.

The Intermedia Group also made a clean sweep of all awards in the Best Business-to-Business Magazine of the Year with the company’s INSTYLE title claiming a Highly Commended award and Inside Film being a finalist.

In the Best Annual Printed Publication category, The Intermedia Group achieved a Highly Commended award for Signature Cocktails and was a finalist for The Production Book.

Remaining Bell Awards for The Intermedia Group this year were:

  • Directory of the Year – Electronic or Print

Finalist 1: The Intermedia Group – The Production Book

  • Editorial Issues Campaign of the Year

Finalist 1: The Intermedia Group – Splash! – ‘Potty Skimmer’ campaign

  • Best Business-to-Business Magazine Graphic Designer

Highly Commended: Intermedia Group – INSTYLE – Melissa Drennan

  • Best Business-to-Business Magazine Cover

Highly Commended: The Intermedia Group – Australian Gift Guide