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WINDSOR, Conn., Jan. 26, 2011 — Yesterday, LIMRA was awarded FOLIO magazine’s 2010 Gold Eddie award for its quarterly publication, LIMRA’s MarketFacts Quarterly magazine.

LIMRA’s MarketFacts Quarterly, nominated in the B-to-B, Banking/Business/Finance, Full Issue category, won a Folio: Gold Eddie award, honoring editorial excellence. The quarterly publication offers in-depth articles devoted to the critical issues in the insurance and financial services industries, including such topics as distribution, technology, marketing strategies, retirement, globalization, demographics, financial integration and products and services.

“This is a great honor for our publication,” said Brad Ragaglia, editor in chief, LIMRA’s MarketFacts Quarterly magazine. “Being recognized for superior editorial content by colleagues in the publishing industry validates our efforts to support our mission of providing the latest industry information, best practices, and thought leadership to our readers. It is a privilege to receive an award that recognizes the hard work of our entire team.”

The FOLIO Awards are one of the largest and most prestigious publishing industry competitions. These awards recognize excellence in editorial content and magazine design. This year, approximately 3,000 entries were received, and more than 100 expert judges chose the finalists and ultimately the bronze, silver, and gold winners in each division. The competition is open to national and regional magazines in various categories, including consumer, B-to-B, nonprofit association, etc. Magazines are judged on how well they fulfill their stated mission, the quality of their content, and their overall design and production.

Other finalists in this category were Inc. and Black Enterprise magazines.

To learn more about the LIMRA’s MarketFacts Quarterly magazine and its content, please visit the newly launched Microsite: LIMRA MarketFacts.


LIMRA is a worldwide research, consulting and professional development organization that helps more than 850 insurance and financial services companies in 73 countries increase their marketing and distribution effectiveness.

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Catherine Theroux

Director, Public Relations

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Brooke Lacey

Senior Public Relations Specialist

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Mobile Phone: (413) 530-6184

Bailey Reed

Public Relations/Social Media Specialist

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