11 OCTOBER 2016
We are extremely pleased to announce that Cedar SA won gold at the annual SA Publication Forum Awards in Johannesburg last week, beating longstanding rivals in the category for Best Internal Magazine for Directions. The SA Publication Forum promotes corporate publications in South Africa and celebrates excellence in internal and external corporate communication media.
For the second year running, Directions magazine for Direct Axis has been singled out as outstanding content with the title taking the bronze award in the same category in 2015. The judges had high praise for the magazine, describing it as ‘vibrant, informative and innovative with an authentic voice’ as well as ‘an excellent internal magazine that is likely to be read from cover to cover by its readers’.
Commenting on the win, general manager of Cedar SA, Helena Gavera said, ‘With every issue we have to raise the bar on what we deliver to our client and most importantly to their staff through Directions staff magazine. We are thrilled to have achieved the top spot this year in a fiercely competitive category.’
Jennifer Dutton, Head of Organisational Development and Internal Communications at Direct Axis, was elated at the news saying, ‘Directions magazine goes from strength to strength. It is such a great collaborative effort and we appreciate the professionalism and expertise that Cedar brings to our internal communication effort.’
The full list of award winners and nominees can be found here.