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Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) Wins Neal Award for Best Website
Mar 11, 2010 (04:03 PM EST)

NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- American Business Media (ABM) today bestowed the Jesse H. Neal Business Journalism Award for "Best Website" in its revenue category to the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN), the subscription-based online resource center from AVIATION WEEK, at an awards luncheon in New York City. Called "the Pulitzer Prizes of the business media," the prestigious Jesse H. Neal Awards recognize editorial excellence in business-to-business publications.

AWIN is an integrated business tool for aerospace and defense (A&D) executives; sales, marketing and business developers; buyers; and technical professionals, providing in-depth access to news, data, analytics and fleet information for the A&D industries. It enables subscribers to maximize their revenue potential by accessing AWIN's global network of 21,000 organizations and 69,000 professionals to make informed business decisions. Designed to be simple and convenient for individuals or for use enterprise-wide, AWIN features customization and RSS options for those who want to personalize their experiences. From daily news to regulatory repercussions, from maintenance best practices to the top 100 U.S. defense contractors, AWIN provides the most reliable, comprehensive and often exclusive information available. AWIN also received the "Best Website" Neal Award in 2006.

"This recognition further validates our ongoing commitment to serious journalism and to delivering to our professional audience analysis and intelligence that they will not find anywhere else," said Anthony L. Velocci, Jr., editorial director of AVIATION WEEK and editor-in-chief of Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine.

AVIATION WEEK was also a finalist for two other Neal Awards, including "Best Profile" for "The Pragmatist," about the 2008 Person of the Year, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates; and "Best Integrated Package" for "The Innovation Imperative," an innovation-focused issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology and online innovation microsite.

To view the award-winning website, visit AWIN demos are available by calling 1-866-857-0148 or +1-515-237-3682.


AVIATION WEEK, part of The McGraw-Hill Companies, is the largest multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, and includes, Aviation Week & Space Technology, Defense Technology International, Business & Commercial Aviation, Overhaul & Maintenance, ShowNews, Aviation Daily, Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, The Weekly of Business Aviation, World Aerospace Database, AVIATION WEEK Intelligence Network, and MRO Prospector. The group also produces major events around the world.

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