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Western Publishing Association Recognizes Top Consumer, Trade, and Student Publications & Websites

The Western Publishing Association (WPA) announced its 2017 MAGGIE® winners in 74 editorial and design categories at the 66th Annual MAGGIE® Awards, April 28th at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel at Los Angeles International Airport.

Publishing professionals from all disciplines were on hand to honor the “West’s Best” in both print and electronic publishing. An enthusiastic audience cheered as winners accepted their awards and later watched the MAGGIE® trademark “Montage of Winners” video at the close of the banquet.

Considered to be the most prestigious award in the publishing industry, the 2017 MAGGIES draws entries from 24 states west of the Mississippi River.


The 66th Annual MAGGIE Awards Banquet WAS held Friday, April 28th at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel at LAX. GUESTS INJOYED A COCKTAILS, SPONSORED BY VIA MAGAZINE, our speaker event, SPONSORED BY TREND OFFSET PRINTING SERVICES, a fun photo booth, SPONSORED BY SHORES PRESS, dinner and our show, produced by Kavich Reynolds. For a complete list of MAGGIE winners, please click here.

WPA has partnered with the Sheraton Gateway Hotel at LAX to offer you a special rate of $139 per night during the MAGGIES. We hope you will join us for our 66th Annual MAGGIE banquet, and celebrate both the MAGGIES and the Awards of Distinction. As always, a special mutil-media show will be included, along with a few silent auction items. Click here for both the Sheraton link to make your reservations and our MAGGIE banquet reservation form.

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2016 MAGGIE Award Winners Showcase!

Here are just a few of this year’s MAGGIE Award winners!

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