IDG Wins Nine Maggie Awards

BOSTON, MA – APRIL 23, 2001 – International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading IT media and information services company, took top honors in eight categories at the prestigious 2001 Maggie Awards Competition. The Western Publications Association (WPA) honored publishers for editorial and design excellence at its annual awards ceremony, Folio: West, held April 20th in Los Angeles.


IDG publications InfoWorld, PC World, and Macworld were recognized at the 50th annual Maggie Awards. The Maggie Awards honor the year's best editorial and design in magazines, tabloids, newsletters and online media. The Western Publications Association received over 2,000 entries in 89 categories, representing submissions from all industries.

"IDG is extremely proud to have been honored by the Western Publications Association again, this year," said Kelly Conlin, IDG president and CEO. "IDG's continued recognition is a testament to the talent and accomplishments of our editors and to their unrivaled commitment to provide the highest level of editorial quality and design innovation to maintain IDG's position as the leading source for technology information."

IDG publications won top honors in the following categories:

· Best Computer Publication-PC World

· Best Non-Paid/Trade Publication (circ. Over 50,000)-InfoWorld

· Best Tabloid/Trade-InfoWorld

· Best Regularly Featured Online Column–PC World

· Best Online Publication Home Page Design–PC World

· Best Black/White or Duotone Editorial Layout/Trade–InfoWorld

· Best Single Editorial Illustration/Consumer (tie)–PC World, MacWorld

· Best Single Editorial Photograph/Consumer–PC World

About the Western Publications Association (

The Western Publications Association has represented magazine publishers and companies who interact with the magazine publishing industry for 50 years. Serving publications west of the Mississippi, WPA is committed to responding to the challenges and opportunities facing the ever-changing industry, today and in the future.

About IDG

Headquartered in Boston, International Data Group (IDG) informs more people worldwide about information technology than any other company in the world. With annual revenues of $3.1 billion, IDG is the leading global provider of IT media, research, conferences and events. IDG publishes more than 300 newspapers and magazines and 4,000 book titles in 80 countries, led by the Computerworld /InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, PC World, CIO and For Dummies(R) global product lines. IDG offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through (, which comprises more than 300 targeted websites in 70 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 168 computer-related events in 35 countries, and research arm International Data Corporation (IDC) provides computer industry research and analysis through 51 offices in 43 countries worldwide. Company information is available at


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