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Awards Won

Logos of awards won by AARP Livable Communities


ClearMark Awards

  • Winner, Best "Multimedia, Short Content" (2017)

dotCOMM Awards 

  • Gold, e-Newsletter (2021)
  • Gold, e-Newsletter (2019)
  • Gold, e-Newsletter (2018)

Excel Awards (Association Media & Publishing)

  • Silver, General Excellence, Newsletter (Digital) (2020)
  • Silver Award: General Excellence, e-Newsletter (2019)

Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards

  • Honorable Mention, e-Newsletter (2020)
  • Finalist, Association/Nonprofit Newsletter (2019)

Hermes Creative Awards

  • Honorable Mention, e-Newsletter (2021)
  • Gold Winner, e-Newsletter (2020)
  • Honorable Mention, e-Newsletter (2019)
  • Honorable Mention, e-Newsletter (2018)
  • Gold Winner, e-Newsletter (2017)

MarCom Awards

  • Honorable Mention, e-Newsletter (2020)
  • Honorable Mention, e-Newsletter (2019)
  • Gold, e-Newsletter (2018)
  • Honorable Mention, e-Newsletter (2017)
  • Gold Winner, e-Newsletter (2016)
  • Platinum Winner, e-Newsletter (2015)
  • Gold Winner, e-Newsletter (2014)

MIN Editorial & Design Awards

  • Honorable Mention, Editorial/E-Letter (2017)
  • Finalist, Best e-Newsletter (2016)
  • Winner, Best E-Newsletter (tied with Architectural Digest) (2014)

Enabling Better Places: A Handbook for Improved Neighborhoods (published 2021)

  • 2021 Hermes Creative Awards, Platinum Winner, Special Issue

AARP HomeFit Guide (2020 edition)

  • 2021 dotCOMM Awards, Gold Award, Website Element/Landing Page
  • 2021 EXCEL Awards, Gold Winner, Special Report
  • 2021 Hermes Creative Awards, Gold Winner, Special Issue
  • 2021 ClearMark Awards, Center for Plain Language, Finalist
  • 2020 MarCom Awards, Platinum Award, Publications/Special Edition

AARP Guía HomeFit (2020 edition)

  • 2021 ClearMark Awards, Center for Plain Language, Winner, Spanish Language

AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities Booklet (2019)

  • 2020 Hermes Creative Award, Honorable Mention
  • 2019 MarCom Awards, Print/Brochure/Nonprofit

AARP Rural Livability Workshop Report (2020)

  • 2020 MarCom Awards, Platinum Award, Publications/Special Edition
  • 2020 Hermes Creative Awards, Platinum Winner, Special Issue

The Pop-Up Placemaking Tool Kit (2019)

  • 2020 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards, Honorable Mention, Association/Nonprofit Supplemental, Annual or One-Shot
  • 2020 Hermes Creative Awards, Gold Winner, Special Issue

The ABCs of ADUs (2019)

  • 2020 Hermes Creative Awards, Platinum Award Winner, Special Issue
  • 2020 Association Media and Publishing EXCEL Awards, Bronze, Special Report (Print)
  • 2019 MarCom, Gold Award, Publications/Special Edition
  • 2019 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards, Winner, Association/Nonprofit Supplemental, Annual or One-Shot

Making Room: Housing for a Changing America (2019)

  • 2019 MarCom Awards, Platinum Award, Publications/Special Edition
  • 2019 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence, One-of-a-Kind Publications/Print 
  • 2019 Hermes Creative Awards, Gold Winner/Print Media/Publications/Special Issue

Where We Live (Book 3) (2018)

  • 2019 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards, Finalist, Association/Nonprofit Supplemental, Annual or One-Shot
  • 2019 Hermes Creative Awards, Platinum Winner, Print Media/Publications/Special Issue
  • 2018 MarCom Awards, Gold Winner, Special Edition

Creating Parks and Public Spaces for People of All Ages (2018)

  • 2019 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence, One-of-a-Kind Publications/Green
  • 2019 Hermes Creative Awards, Gold Winner/Print Media/Publications/Handbook 
  • 2018 MarCom Awards, Honorable Mention, Special Edition

AARP Roadmap to Livability Collection (2018)

  • 2019 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence, One-of-a-Kind Publications/Education & Training
  • 2018 MarCom Awards, Platinum Winner, Publications/Guide
  • 2018 Hermes Creative Awards, Platinum Winner, Publications/Handbook

Engaging the Community to Create Community (2018)

  • 2019 Hermes Creative Awards, Gold Winner/Print Media/Publications/Special Issue 

Where We Live (Book 2) (2017)

  • 2017 MIN Editorial & Design Awards, Winner, Custom Publication
  • 2017 MarCom Awards, Gold Award, Book category
  • 2017 MarCom Awards, Gold Award, Special Edition category

Where We Live (Book 1) (2016)

  • 2016 Nautilus Book Awards, Silver Winner, Social Change category

AARP HomeFit Guide (2015 Edition) No longer available

  • 2016 ClearMark Awards from the Center for Plain Language, Winner, Before-and-After Long Document
  • 2015 MarCom Awards, Gold Winner, Handbook category

AARP Imagining Livability Design Collection (2015)

  • 2016 ClearMark Awards from the Center for Plain Language, Finalist, Best Original Long Document
  • 2015 MarCom Awards, Platinum Winner, Handbook category

AARP Livability Fact Sheets (2015)

  • 2015 ClearMark Awards from the Center for Plain Language, Winner, Best Original Document, Nonprofit category

ClearMark Awards

  • Finalist/Award of Distinction, Best Before & After Award (2015)
  • Finalist/Award of Distinction, Best Website (2015)

Hermes Creative Awards

  • Gold, Association Website (2021)
  • Honorable Mention, Association Website (2020)

dotCOMM Awards 

  • Gold Award, A-Z Topics Archive, Website Element/Landing Page (2021)
  • Gold Award, Microsite (2019)

MarCom Awards

  • Gold Winner, Microsite (2018)
  • Honorable Mention, Home Page (2017)
  • Platinum Winner, informational website (2016)
  • Gold Winner, Website Association Home Page (2015)
  • Honorable Mention, Landing Page (A-Z Archives) (2015)
  • Gold Winner, Website Home Page (2014)
  • Gold Winner, Microsite (2014)
  • Gold Winner, Association Website (2014)
  • Honorable Mention, Website Design (2014)
  • Honorable Mention, Landing Page (A-Z Archives) (2014)
  • Honorable Mention, Slideshow, "Dangerously Incomplete Streets" (2014)

MIN Editorial & Design Awards

  • Finalist, Best Packaging of Archived Content (2016)
  • Finalist, Best Microsite (2015)
  • Finalist, Best Packaging of Archived Content (2015)
  • Winner, Best Slideshow, "Dangerously Incomplete Streets" (2014)
  • Finalist/Honorable Mention, Best Packaging of Archived Content (2014)
  • Finalist/Honorable Mention, Best Microsite/Continuous Content (2014)

MIN Best of the Web & Digital Awards

  • Finalist/Honorable Mention, Best Microsite (2015)
  • Finalist/Honorable Mention, Best Navigation & Structure (2015)

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