Network World Takes Home Two Gold Awards From Folio: Magazine

SOUTHBOROUGH, MA — NOVEMBER 15, 2000 — Network World, the Leader in Network Knowledge, announced today that it has been honored with two prestigious awards from Folio: magazine. Network World has been named the winner of the Gold Editorial Excellence Award for Best Trade Publication in the computing category. Network World also received a Gold Ozzie design award for Best Use of Illustration for the cover of its 1999 "Buzz Issue", as well as honorable mentions for "Best Feature Design" and "Best Table of Contents."


The awards were announced at the 2000 Celebration of Excellence Awards Gala held at the 11th annual

Folio: Show in New York City on Wednesday, November 1st. A total of 1,700 entries were received for this unique competition in which magazines are rated by a panel of experts on how the magazine’s content and design support their mission statement.

"This Folio competition attracts the top notch books, so we’re flattered to receive these honors," said John Dix, Editor in Chief of Network World. “These awards mean a lot to our entire editorial team.”

The Folio awards cap a winning year for the newsweekly. Earlier in the year, Network World won the Computer Press Awards’ Best Overall Trade Weekly honor, a Neal Editorial Achievement award, and multiple American Society of Business Press (ASBPE) awards.

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