FinePrint May 10, 2012


Best of the Brood

by Amanda Lepinski, associate editor, GS Media + Events

Art director at ‘Forever’ publications wins first award of the 2012 Excellence Awards The 2012 MMPA Excellence Awards design contest yielded inventive designs from a number of talented Minnesotans—but one stood out among the rest. Todd Sauers, art director at Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever, designed the winning entry, which features a classy, elegant look mirroring the vibe and décor of the…

Give Yourself Some Credit…

by Galynn Nordstrom, Senior Editor, Industrial Fabrics Association International

Enter your best work in this year’s Excellence Awards competition Online entry for this year’s Excellence Awards competition is now open—beginning the process that culminates in our annual celebration of the best of Minnesota magazine publishing. The 2012 awards gala will be held at the always-delectable Nicollet Island Pavilion, Thursday, November 1. Entries will be accepted through July 10, 2012, for…

It’s Time to Tell Us What You Really Think!

by Christa Meland, Research Director, Twin Cities Business

Join the judging team for MMPA’s Excellence Awards Let’s face it: Critiquing is fun. And, for better or worse, we all do it all the time: “That dress is very unflattering,” “The movie tried too hard to be funny,”or “The novel contained the most brilliant descriptions.” Well, here’s your opportunity to share what you really think and make your opinions count—while at the same time helping your…

MMPA Education Series: Two Offerings in May

Seminars include gift subscription strategy and digital camera operation Reserve your place today at MMPA’s May Education Series offerings. Wednesday, May 16 brings a discussion of gift subscription strategies, their benefits, and how to execute them effectively (read: profitably). The event runs from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. at GS Media & Events, located at 3300 Fernbrook Lane N., Suite 200 in Plymouth.…

Upcoming Events

MAY 16, 2012

Education Series - Planning Your Gift Subscription Strategy

MAY 23, 2012

Education Series - Learn That Digital Camera

MAY 31, 2012

May Happy Hour