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ACP Best of the Best Awards

2024 Best of the Best Award Winners

Discover excellence in design, advertising, editorial, and publishing through the Association of Community Publishers' Best of the Best awards. Celebrating outstanding achievement in these creative realms, our competition recognizes the innovative spirit and dedication of individuals and teams shaping the landscape of community-focused content. With a commitment to honoring brilliance and fostering innovation, the Best of the Best awards serve as a beacon for excellence in design aesthetics, impactful advertising campaigns, compelling editorial content, and note-worthy initiatives.


  • Material for all entries must have been published between January 1, 2023 and December 31, 2023 by active ACP member publications in good standing.  Judging will occur immediately following the deadline. Late entries are not eligible for participation.

  • Read the category specific instructions carefully. Some entries require additional information. Incomplete or incorrect entries will be disqualified. Identical submissions that have been republished from the previous year(s) are not eligible.

  • Up to 10 total entries PER MEMBERSHIP may be submitted for free.  Each additional entry will incur a cost of $5 for Network participants and $10 for non-Network participants each. You will be invoiced for your entries after you submit them.

  • All entries become the property of ACP and can be used for any purpose including — but not limited to — development of member services.



  • All entries will be judged by a panel of industry professionals with experience in either marketing, design, journalism, photography, sales, media or publishing.

  • At the discretion of the Judges Panel, certain categories may be merged or omitted based on the quantity or quality of entries submitted.

  • Award winners will be announced at a virtual ceremony in the spring.

For questions regarding award entries or the Best of the Best Awards Contest, please contact the ACP office at 877-203-2327.

How To Use The Online Entry Portal
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