Singapore Tatler wins three Gold Awards in Marketingmagazine's 2009 Magazine of the Year survey Voted top magazine in Luxury, High Nett Worth and Very High Income categories
(Singapore - 20 May 2009) - Edipresse Singapore’s flagship title Singapore Tatler has emerged the winner in three categories in this year’s Magazine of the Year awards, presented by industry publication Marketing magazine.
Singapore Tatler was the Gold Award winner in the categories of Luxury magazines, High Nett Worth magazine, and Very High Income magazine, and overall won a total of nine awards, including three silver and three bronzes.
The survey asked Singapore’s top marketers — senior client managers and agency decision makers — which publications were their top choices for targeting specific demographic groups.
“We celebrate the local and regional publications that make a difference, the ones that have won over marketers and effectively engage with their target audiences” wrote John Davidson, Marketing magazine’s editor. According to Marketing magazine, Singapore Tatler is first choice among advertisers in terms of targeting big spenders.
“This is a great honour for Singapore Tatler and we are thrilled to be recognised by Singapore’s top marketers,” says Edipresse Singapore Managing Director Gilbert Cheah. “We’ve invested heavily into producing a top-quality magazine that is second-to-none in the local market and we are very pleased that this has been recognised. It’s all the more gratifying that with a total score of 18 points and nine awards, including three Golds, we were ranked so far ahead of our nearest competitor.”
Overall, Singapore Tatler placed 6th out of 28 magazines with 3 Golds, 3 Silvers and 3 Bronzes, edging out other publications such as Forbes (8th place), Newsweek (18th place) and Prestige (19th place).
About Edipresse Group:
Edipresse Group is an international media and communications company headquartered in Switzerland. The Group is active in newspapers, magazines and electronic publishing. It publishes over 200 titles and websites, and employs 3,000 people. Edipresse is present in 15 countries and territories; the company has operations in Switzerland, Spain, France, Poland, Ukraine, Russia and Romania. In Asia, the Group is present in China, Hong Kong & Macau, Taiwan, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand. It also licenses its products in Indonesia.
About Edipresse Asia:
The Edipresse Group has been present in Asia since 2005 and publishes the renowned Asian Tatler magazines. The Tatler brand, and its extensions, is synonymous with high society, luxury lifestyles, art, culture, good taste and fashion. Edipresse Asia is headquartered in Hong Kong and employs over 200 people in the region.