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  • ITA Pro Receives 2015 Apex Award of Excellence


  • ITA Pro magazine, the official publication of the Insurance Technology Association (ITA), has been honored with a 2015 APEX Award of Excellence in the category of New Magazines, Journals and Tabloids.

    “We are very excited and proud that ITA Pro magazine has been chosen for a 2015 Apex Award,” says Jim Daggett, executive director of the ITA and publisher of ITA Pro. “This distinguished award underscores the ITA’s commitment to providing our audience with a high quality information service.”

    The APEX Awards are in their 27th year recognizing excellence in publishing by professional communicators. The awards are based on excellence in editorial content, graphic design, and the ability to achieve overall communications excellence. Over 1,900 entries were submitted for the competition.

    “The APEX Award is wonderful news,” says Robert Hyle, editor in chief of ITA Pro magazine. “We work hard on developing and editing content for the magazine, so it is exciting that someone has recognized our effort. We are proud that graphic design was a part of this award because our art director, Jason Williams, does an outstanding job turning our content into a pleasing format.”

    The APEX Awards are sponsored by Communications Concepts, Inc., which helps publishing, PR and marketing professionals improve their publications and communications programs. Concepts has published Writer's Web Watch and its predecessors since 1984. Writer's Web Watch is an e-newsletter on print, web, electronic, and social media.

    The panel of judges for the APEX Awards included John De Lellis, Concepts editor and publisher; Kenneth J. Turtoro, noted circulation executive and marketing director with the New York agency, Shain+Oringer; Christine Turner, contributing editor of the Writing That Works Archives; and Bill Londino, consulting editor of Writer's Web Watch.  

    About the ITA

    The Insurance Technology Association provides members with opportunities to collaborate, educate, network, share and use knowledge related to insurance technology. The ITA provides the insurance technology community with a resource solely dedicated to serving this specialized sector of the industry. Publications and educational programs created by the ITA are geared to anyone interested in or charged with evaluating, implementing or marketing insurance-specific technology systems or services.

    Media Contact: 

    Jim Daggett, Insurance Technology Association, 631-241-3301 jim@itapro.org

what is ita

ITA Mission Statement

The goal of the Insurance Technology Association is to provide members with opportunities to collaborate, educate, network, share, and use knowledge related to insurance technology. The ITA serves the insurance technology community as a resource and is dedicated to serving this specialized sector of the industry. Publications and educational programs created by the ITA are geared to professionals interested in or charged with evaluating, implementing, and marketing insurance-specific technology systems or services.

ITA publications

The current issue of ITA Pro Magazine is October, 2017. The cover story, “Cross the Line,” features John Kessler, chief strategy officer for Motorists Insurance Group, as he explains how Motorists has shifted much of its attention to the commercial lines side of the market. Another feature, “The Spiraling of Insurtech,” looks at how investor groups have led the charge in bringing carriers and insurtechs together. The third feature, Think Differently,” examines how claims centers have become laboratories for insurance carriers and new technology In addition you will find features such as:

  • George Grieve's column on the implementation of third-party software, and how carriers need to know their job and not expect others to pick up the slack.
  • Karen Furtado’s Innovation Corner column is on SMA’s 10th anniversary and how they will pass along some predictions for the next decade in insurance and technology
  • In Newsmakers, Rod Travers tells why he left the consulting world for the top spot in the insurance industry’s largest association.
 
 

online ita buyers' guide

Information on the ITA Pro Buyers' Guide, and how vendors can be a part of it

For more information, contact Jim Daggett at jim@itapro.org