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WINDSOR, Conn., Aug. 8, 2013 — Both LIMRA and LOMA won 2013 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence for magazines each company produces. 

LIMRA’s MarketFacts Quarterly won in the Magazine and Journal Writing category for its Number 1, 2013 issue. Editor-in-Chief Wendy Weston said of the recognition, “We are honored to receive this recognition. LIMRA’s MarketFacts Quarterly serves our core mission of being the trusted source of industry knowledge, and it reflects a true collaborative effort to provide this valuable resource to our members.”

LOMA’s Resource magazine, published monthly, won in the Science and Technology Writing category for the article, “Unlocking the Power of Technology,” written by Tammy Appel, Resource senior editor. The article was based on in-depth interviews with five top insurance company CIOs who discussed the challenges and top priorities facing the industry. Ron Clark, Editor and Publisher, said, “The Resource team is gratified to receive this award. Our goal is to provide timely, useful and well-written information that helps our members keep up with industry changes.”

APEX 2013 — the 25th Annual Awards for Publication Excellence — is an international competition that recognizes outstanding publications from newsletters and magazines to annual reports, brochures and websites.

For 30 years, LIMRA’s MarketFacts Quarterly has been the premier publication for financial services executives worldwide. Our mission is to bring the latest, most pertinent industry information to our readership — whether it is derived from industry research, company best practices, or insightful thought leadership. LIMRA’s MarketFacts Quarterly offers unmatched content by inviting authorship from representatives of companies in LIMRA’s vast member roster, as well as from LIMRA’s internal subject matter experts and global thought leaders impacting the financial services arena.

LOMA’s Resource magazine is the leading monthly magazine covering management and operations of the life insurance and related financial services industries. Topics include technology, customer service, underwriting, financial management, human resources and more. It is a benefit of membership in LOMA. Executive, management and professional/technical employees of LOMA member companies are eligible to receive free Resource subscriptions.

LIMRA Contacts:

Catherine Theroux, 860-285-7787,
Mark Morris, 860-285-7875,


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. Visit LIMRA at

About LOMA

LOMA was founded in 1924, LOMA is an international association through which more than 1,200 insurance and financial services companies from over 80 countries engage in research and educational activities to improve company operations.

About the APEX Awards

The APEX Awards for Publication Excellence is an annual competition for publishers, editors, writers and designers who create print, Web, electronic and social media. Communications Concepts, Inc. sponsors the APEX Awards, and advises professionals who write, edit and manage business communications, on best strategies and practices.

Media Contacts

Catherine Theroux

Director, Public Relations

Work Phone: (860) 285-7787

Mobile Phone: (703) 447-3257

Brooke Lacey

Senior Public Relations Specialist

Work Phone: (860) 298-3920

Mobile Phone: (413) 530-6184

Bailey Reed

Public Relations/Social Media Specialist

Work Phone: (770) 984-3788

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