FFF Enterprises Takes Top Honors in 2010 MarCom Awards Competition
Press Release for November 3, 2010 – Download
TEMECULA, CA--(Marketwire - November 3, 2010) - FFF Enterprises, Inc., the nation's largest and most trusted distributor of plasma products, vaccines and critical-care biopharmaceuticals and publisher of two magazines, has received two platinum awards, two gold awards and two honorable mentions in the 2010 MarCom International Awards Competition.
BioSupply Trends Quarterly, a leading source of marketplace news and trends within the biopharmaceutical industry, won a Platinum award for Design/Magazine Cover, and a Gold award for Magazine/Industry. IG Living, the only magazine dedicated to patients who use immune globulin products and their care providers, won a Platinum award for Magazine/Consumer. FFF's comprehensive 2010/11 Flu Myths & Facts Brochure received a Gold award for Brochure/Consumer Awareness, and FFF also received Honorable Mention Awards for IG Living, Design/Magazine Interior, as well as for its Flu Awareness Poster, "Spread the Word Not The Flu" in the Poster/Ads category.
"It's an honor to be acknowledged for our publishing and marketing efforts," says Patrick M. Schmidt, chief executive officer, FFF Enterprises, Inc. "The publishing division of our company is only four years old, but both of our magazines have already been distinguished with numerous awards. We're very proud of our marketing communications team."
"All of our communications and print materials are designed to support our mission of Helping Healthcare Care," adds Sheryl Perez, vice president, marketing and communications. "We are pleased to deliver educational and awareness resources that are relevant, timely and useful to our subscribers and customers, who encompass healthcare professionals and consumers. We are thrilled to have our work recognized in a prestigious competition such as the MarCom Awards."
MarCom is an international organization consisting of several thousand creative professionals. The association oversees awards and recognition programs, provides judges and sets standards for excellence. The annual MarCom awards recognize outstanding creative achievement by marketing and communication professionals. FFF was distinguished among nearly 5,000 entries from throughout the United States, Canada and several other countries. Winners were selected from over 200 categories in seven forms of media and communication efforts -- marketing, publications, marketing/promotion, public service/pro bono, creativity and electronic/interactive. About 15% of the entries won the Platinum Award, the organization's top honor.
BioSupply Trends Quarterly (BSTQ) is a quarterly magazine published by FFF Enterprises, Inc. BSTQ has a national distribution to more than 50,000 general practice physicians, hospital and clinic chiefs of staff and buyers, pharmacy managers and buyers, specialist physicians and other healthcare professionals. The publication's mission is to serve as the industry's leading resource for timely, newsworthy and critical information impacting the biopharmaceuticals marketplace, while providing readers with useful tips, trends, perspectives and leading indicators on topics pertinent to their business.
About IG Living
IG Living is the only magazine dedicated to patients who use immune globulin products and to their care providers. IG Living launched its first bimonthly issue in February-March 2006, with an initial distribution of 25,000 -- direct to patients and their physicians' offices. Regular features include such topics as product and manufacturer news, resources for healthy living, immune globulin treatment options, reimbursement and clinical trials. IG Living is published by FFF Enterprises, Inc.
About FFF Enterprises, Inc
Temecula-based FFF Enterprises is the largest and most trusted distributor of plasma products, vaccines and other biopharmaceuticals in the U.S. Founded in 1988, FFF is now in its 23rd year with more than a billion dollars in annual sales and a flawless safety track record. FFF has taken a leadership position in regards to supply chain safety and innovation, setting new standards and pioneering industry firsts. FFF's commitment to Guaranteed Channel Integrity™ ensures that products are purchased only from the manufacturer and shipped only to healthcare providers, with additional steps taken to safely store, handle and ship products to ensure patient safety is never compromised. FFF's proprietary systems, Verified Electronic Pedigree™ and Lot-Track™, provide verification of this secure channel, and FFF's MyFluVaccine (www.MyFluVaccine.com) and VaxAmerica (www.VaxAmerica.com) are revolutionary vaccination programs that have added a new level of safety, convenience and reliability to both healthcare providers and consumers.