APEX 2017 FAQs -- Order Additional Certificates -- Download APEX Logo  -- Get Receipt
Need a receipt for your entries or additional certificate orders?
Simply use the Generate Receipt link here. Just fill out the simple form and print it immediately on your office printer.

How can I order more award certificates?

I'd like to order additional* APEX Award certificates for my staff, co-workers and vendors who contributed to the winning entries. What's the easiest way to do that?

Here are the two simplest ways:
1. Photocopy or use the APEX Additional Certificates order form on the outside back cover of the printed 24-page booklet, Announcing the Winners of APEX 2017 (pdf). This booklet mails to all APEX participants.

2. Click on the APEX 2017 Additional Certificates Order Form (pdf) to download and print it out. You can mail the order form with payment, or fax it with your credit card authorization to 703/643-2329.

(If you prefer, you may scan the completed form and marked-up certificates, and email them to info@ApexAwards.com with your credit card payment information. We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express.)

Payment must accompany your order. Certificate orders cannot be phoned in.

Use either form to order additional certificates for co-workers, supporting vendors or clients.

You can order exact duplicates of your original award certificate, or you may customize the additional certificates with the names of supporting staff, vendors or clients.

*Note: One Award Certificate is sent to the entrant at no charge, as stated on the entry form. To order additional Award Certificates -- at a charge of $15 each -- please use the APEX 2017 Additional Certificates Order Form.

If you'd like to order additional certificates for the previous year's APEX Awards, please use the APEX 2016 Additional Certificates Order Form (pdf).

Ordering Tip: The easiest and best way to order
is to photocopy the original certificate and clearly write in the new names you want to appear on the certificate -- of contributing staffers, vendors or clients. Then simply send the photocopy with your order form and payment.

Mail the order form with payment, or fax it with your credit card authorization to 703/643-2329.

(If you prefer, you may scan the completed form and marked-up certificates, and email them to info@ApexAwards.com.)

Payment must accompany your order.


Certificate orders cannot be phoned in. To ensure accuracy, please mail or fax your certificate order. Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for delivery.

Can I send a check or credit card payment for my certificate order? Yes. Please enclosed a check or credit card authorization if you mail your order, and a credit card authorization if you fax your order.

To whom should I make the check payable?
To Communications Concepts, Inc.

If you pay by credit card, the charge for your entries in the APEX Awards, sponsored by Communications Concepts, Inc., will appear on your credit card statement as "APEX AWARDS CONCEPTS", or something like "COMM CONCEPTS/APEX" or they may simply display some variant of Communications Concepts, Inc. or APEX.

Do I need your federal I.D. number?
Typically, you don't. Since Communications Concepts, Inc. is a corporation, you are not required to obtain a 1099 tax form from us.

And since Communications Concepts, Inc. is a corporation, you are not required to obtain Concepts' federal I.D. number in order to send an APEX entry fee, order additional certificates or purchase special reports or services.

To minimize identity theft, we do not publish our federal I.D. number.
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How can I publicize my APEX Awards?
Certainly. You can publicize your winning APEX Awards with announcements in print media, on your website, blog, social media and through emails. You also may link to the APEX Awards website and display the APEX logo.

I won an APEX Award. Can I display the APEX logo in my winning publications and Web sites?
Yes! APEX Award-winners receive a printed logo stat with their award(s). Award winners may also download the APEX logo in gif, jpg and eps formats.



A note to our customers and APEX 2018 participants --

Although the deadline of February 15th has passed, those who registered for the 2018 APEX Awards may still -- for a limited time -- revise their entries, submit additional entries and/or pay for their entries.

Thank you for your participation in the 2018 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence

Best of luck in APEX 2018!

Ken Turtoro
Executive Editor
The APEX Awards
Communications Concepts, Inc.

P.S. Please enter APEX 2018 at our secure entry site:


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• If you wish to recognize participating staff and vendors for previous APEX winning entries, you can order additional APEX Award certificates.

• Award winners may download the APEX logo to display on their websites and in their publications.

• APEX entrants automatically receive an email receipt upon payment for entries. However, if you need an additional receipt for your entries, just complete the easy online receipt form.

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The judges comment on the APEX® Awards, as well as writing, editing, publishing and media topics.


See top award-winning APEX entries below.

www.mcknights.com -- McKnight's Staff, McKnight's Long-Term Care News, Northfield, IL ... "You could get lost in this homepage, and happily so. It's huge, and the visually interesting layout (nothing 'trick', mind you) contains an enormous depth and range of topics as you scroll down the very long page. In theory, so much data on a home page shouldn't work, but it does. Each story offers both a functional, descriptive head and a short deck to give readers a quick sense of the article. Pros in this field can keep their finger on the pulse just by skimming the homepage. But, of course, many drill through to read the full articles -- the whole point -- and other site resources, easily tapped via the drop down menus."

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