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WINDSOR, Conn., June 3, 2015 —LIMRA and LOMA announced today that their flagship publications have won APEX 2015 Awards for Publication Excellence.

LIMRA’s MarketFacts Quarterly won in the Magazine, Journal and Tabloid Design and Layout category for its Number 4, 2014, issue, which focused on the distribution of financial products. MarketFacts also won a Financial and Investment Writing award for researcher Scott Kallenbach’s cover story, “Connecting in a Distracted World,” from the Number 3, 2014, issue.

The LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute Review won an award in the category for New Magazines, Journals and Tabloids.

“We strive to give LIMRA member companies the crucial insights they need to stay competitive and successful in a changing world,” said Wendy Weston, editor-in-chief of MarketFacts. “I am delighted that MarketFacts, as well as our new retirement-focused publication, have been recognized with this prestigious honor.”

In addition, LOMA’s Resource magazine won an Award for Publication Excellence in the Financial and Investment Writing category for the article “Risk, Regulation and Retirement,” by Jennifer Rankin.

“We pride ourselves on covering today’s most important financial services issues with breadth of context and expert analysis,” said Ron Clark, editor and publisher of Resource. “We’re very proud of Jennifer and the entire Resource team.

Now in its 27th year, APEX is an international competition that recognizes outstanding communications. Hundreds of national and international organizations enter the competition every year.

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LIMRA Contacts 

Catherine Theroux, 860-285-7787, ctheroux@limra.com
Mark Morris, 860-285-7875, mmorris@limra.com

About LIMRA

LIMRA, a worldwide research, learning and development organization, is the trusted source of industry knowledge, helping more than 850 insurance and financial services companies in 64 countries. Visit LIMRA at www.limra.com.

About LOMA

Established in 1924, with 1,200 plus member companies in over 80 countries, LOMA is committed to a business partnership with its world-wide members in the insurance and financial services industry to improve their management and operations through quality employee development, research, information sharing, and related products and services. To find out more about LOMA and the learning opportunities it offers, visit LOMA’s website at www.loma.org.

About the APEX Awards  

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

Media Contacts

Catherine Theroux

Director, Public Relations

Work Phone: (860) 285-7787

Mobile Phone: (703) 447-3257

ctheroux@limra.com

Brooke Lacey

Public Relations Specialist

Work Phone: (860) 298-3920

Mobile Phone: (413) 530-6184

blacey@limra.com