Three SPARK Publications client projects were recognized in the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA) 2019 Communicator Awards. The Giving Book won a Gold Award of Excellence in the magazine special edition category. This annual publication by The Society Guide highlights Charlotte-area nonprofits for philanthropists to consider. Ballantyne Magazine won a Silver Award of Distinction in design features category for the fall 2018 issue, which featured Charlotte Ballet dancer Alessandra Ball James on the cover. And Fabulous F Words of Business Ownership by Fabi Preslar won a Silver Award of Distinction in the collateral/book for marketing category. The book highlights Fabi’s lesson learned over 35 years of business ownership while also showcasing SPARK Publications’ capabilities as an independent publisher.
Founded over two decades ago, the Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations and identity work for print, video, interactive and audio. The AIVA is an invitation-only member-based organization of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media.