Congratulations to all of the ports that submitted winning entries into the 2016 AAPA Communications Awards Program competition!
The recipients of the 2016 Overall Award of Communications Excellence trophies - the top awards in AAPA's Communications Awards Program - are Port Everglades in Florida (Category 3); St. John's Port Authority in Newfoundland and Labrador (Category 2); and the Port of Grays Harbor in Washington (Category 3). The three categories are based on the size of the port's public relations/advertising/marketing budget. Links to the entry summaries are provided below.
All of the winners in this year's competition will have their Excellence, Distinction and Merit awards mailed to their ports and be recognized in a narrated PowerPoint presentation on October 26 at AAPA's Awards Luncheon during its 105th Annual Convention & Expo in New Orleans. The three Overall Award of Excellence winners will be presented their trophies at the October 26 awards luncheon in New Orleans.