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Press Release_IW-2010 Silver Award for Association Trends Best in Industry Publications

Press Release

For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Brent J. McClendon, CAE
Phone: 703.820.6696

IWPA Wins Silver Award in Association Trends 2010 All-Media Contest

Alexandria, Virginia – January 3, 2011:  The International Wood Products Association has been honored with a silver award for Annual (or quarterly) Industry Publication in Association TRENDS’ 2010 All-Media Contest. It was one of more than 470 entries in the association publications contest.

International Wood is the world's most comprehensive and useful source for the selection, application and use of imported wood products from around the globe.

Chris Paras, The Penrod Company, IWPA’s 2010/2011 president, commented, “We are so pleased to be in the winners’ circle. We’re proud of the great work our staff has put into media and communicating with our members. Staff continues to receive great feedback from the wood industry and the A&D community on how this publication inspires them to expand and incorporate imported wood products into their projects.”

The TRENDS All-Media Contest is an annual competition held exclusively for associations, recognizing the most creative and effective communication vehicles developed in the industry over the prior year. The 2010 competition included more than 470 entries in 27 categories of association communications.

IWPA will be honored at the 32nd Annual Salute to Association Excellence, to be held February 16, 2011 at the Capital Hilton in Washington DC. The winning entry will be on display at the event, along with the other winners. Association TRENDS is the national newspaper for association executives and suppliers, spotlighting the latest news, information and trends in association management for the professional staff of international, national, state, regional and local voluntary organizations. .

Distribution: More than 20,000 key decision makers involved in the design, specification, manufacture, distribution and retail of wood products for plywood, lumber, veneer, flooring, decking, and other lumber products receive the copy in print; .

Subscriptions to International Wood are free. Digital edition gives online readers 24/7 access at ”Additional copies are available from online store, or by contacting IWPA. Cost is $15 (non-member) or $5 (member), plus $5 s/h. IWPA accepts checks, money orders and most credit cards (Visa/Mastercard)


Established in 1956, IWPA is the leading international trade association for the North American imported wood products industry, representing 190 companies and trade associations engaged in the import of hardwoods and softwoods from sustainably managed forests. Association members consist of three key groups involved in the import process: U.S. importers and consuming industries, offshore manufacturers and the service providers that facilitate trade

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Copyright © International Wood Products Association. Published by Bedford Falls Communications, Inc. and circulated to an audience of 15,000 architects, designers, distributors, manufacturers, and users of imported wood products in North America.


International Wood reaches 20,000 professionals responsible for the selection, purchase and distribution of exotic species. This annual magazine is North America's leading publication and the authority on imported wood products. Circulation includes:

  • Architects/Specifiers
  • Architectural Woodworkers
  • Boat Building/ Marine manufacturers
  • Deck & Railing suppliers
  • Designers
  • Distributors
  • Floor Covering Distributors
  • Furniture manufacturers (Residential & Office)
  • Hardwood Plywood manufacturers
  • Home Builders
  • Importers
  • Kitchen Cabinet manufacturers
  • Lumber producers
  • Lumber wholesalers
  • Manufactured Housing suppliers
  • RV manufacturers
  • Store Fixture manufacturers
  • Veneer manufacturers
  • Wood Component manufacturers
  • Wood Flooring manufacturers
  • Wood Moulding/Milllwork manufacturers
  • Wood Window & Door manufacturers


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