ARCHITECT Wins Prestigious Grand Neal Award

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Honoring the Most Outstanding Entry from Winners in all Categories at the 64th Annual Jesse H. Neal Awards

"Receiving this recognition is a testament to the dedication of Hanley Wood's editors and designers to deliver best-in-class service journalism and thought leadership to our audiences and customers," said Peter Goldstone, CEO of Hanley Wood.

Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, design, and commercial construction industries, took home the Grand Neal Award for ARCHITECT magazine’s “The Climate is Changing. So Must Architecture” Best Subject-Related package at the 64th Annual Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards. The Grand Neal Award honors the most outstanding entry from among winners in all categories.

The award was presented by Bill McDowell, Vice President and Editorial Director, MTG Media Group and Vice Chair of the Neal Award’s judge’s selection committee. McDowell noted, “With strong prose and telling photography, ARCHITECT offers wise counsel from practitioners and insurers. It shows how to do well while doing good, even as it calls out its profession for far too few firms realizing carbon-neutral performance.” McDowell added, “ARCHITECT is truly deserving of the 2018 Grand Neal award. The brand’s comprehensive reporting, strong graphics and highly relevant content make it a powerful and significant contributor to its field.”

"We are truly honored to be recognized by Connectiv with this prestigious award and stand amongst previous winners," said Peter Goldstone, CEO of Hanley Wood. "Receiving this recognition is a testament to the dedication of Hanley Wood's editors and designers to deliver best-in-class service journalism and thought leadership to our audiences and customers."

Selected from a pool of entries, winners were announced on April 5th during Connectiv’s annual Neal Awards ceremony in New York City. Established in 1955, the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards recognize and reward editorial excellence in business media. The Neal Awards are presented annually to those editors who have submitted entries exhibiting journalistic enterprise, service to the field and editorial craftsmanship.

Hanley Wood also took home other awards including:

-Best Subject Related Package: ARCHITECT “The Climate in Changing. So Must Architecture.”
-Best Technical Content: THE JOURNAL OF LIGHT CONSTRUCTION “Facing Failure”

For details on all of the winners of the 64th Annual Neal Awards, visit

Hanley Wood was also nominated as a 2018 Jesse H. Neal Award finalist as follows:

-Best Single Article: PROSALES “Smoke Signals”
-Best Series: THE JOURNAL OF LIGHT CONSTRUCTION “Climate and Construction”
-Best Subject-Related Package: ARCHITECT “MASS Design Group”
-Best Commentary/Blog: BUILDER “Edit Notes” by John McManus
-Best Profile: MULTIFAMILY EXECUTIVE “Lincoln Property Co.: A Quiet Giant”
-Best Range of Work by a Single Author: ARCHITECT “Christopher Hawthorne”

About Hanley Wood
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About Connectiv
Connectiv (the Business Information Association) is the only global business information association that accelerates innovation for leading and emerging content, data and technology companies. Connectiv helps members move faster and smarter with collective knowledge, access and resources. We move business forward by providing the essential information and services that are pivotal for millions of global businesses to make the right decisions to drive commerce. Connectiv membership represents over 200 world-class business information companies who reach an audience of more than 100 million professionals. These companies drive more than $20 billion in annual revenues, and their collective industries represent a $400 billion global market. SIIA is an umbrella association representing 800+ technology, data and media companies globally.

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