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Mongoose Publishing edges SPH to top honours at Media Publishers Association Singapore Awards

Mongoose Publishing claimed top honours at the Media Publishers Association Singapore Awards, edging out Singapore Press Holdings.

The announcement:

SINGAPORE – The Media Publishers Association Singapore (MPAS) Awards 2015, Singapore’s most glamorous media publishing event, took place this evening at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore. Mongoose Publishing Pte Ltd picked up the Media Company of the Year award for the Content Publisher with the most number of wins at the awards, followed closely by SPH Magazines Pte Ltd.

Mongoose’s wins included categories such as Mobile App of the Year, Consumer Website of the Year, Lifestyle/Entertainment Media of the Year, Men’s Media of The Year, Licensed Media of the Year and Integrated Media of the Year, while SPH came in a close second with wins including Food Media of the Year, Fashion Media of the Year, Women’s Media of the Year and Luxury Media of the Year.

“We are thrilled and honoured to be awarded the prestigious title of Singapore’s Media Company of the Year for the second year running. This is a fine reward for our team’s continued creativity, passion and dedication”, said Russell Channon, Managing Director, Mongoose Publishing Pte. Ltd.

The event was attended by representatives from FIPP – The Worldwide Magazine Media Association, WAN-IFRA – The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, Media Development Authority of Singapore and members of Singapore’s magazine media publishing industry.

“The annual MPAS Awards recognises the best efforts of the important facets within Singapore’s publishing industry, namely design/production, editorial, marketing and sales, which form the foundation of every successful media company”, said James Chen, Executive Director of MPAS.

“Magzter is proud to sponsor the MPAS Awards 2015 and I congratulate all the publishers who won an awards this year”, aded Vijay Radhakrishnan Co-founder and President of Magzter, a sponsor for the event.

Concluded Chris Llewellyn, President and CEO, FIPP, “Events like the MPAS Awards acknowledge publishers who have been both innovative and successful and push other publishers to raise their game, which benefits the industry as a whole.”

Source: press release

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