MD+DI, the Global Medtech Industry Authority, Honored with Prestigious 2014 MAGGIE Award

May 08, 2014, 07:30 ET from UBM Canon

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon's MD+DI (Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry), the medtech industry's comprehensive source for news, analysis, and in-depth information for 35 years, was recently honored as a 2014 MAGGIE Award winner at the Western Publishing Association's 63rd Annual MAGGIE Awards in the category of Best Cover (Circulation Under 50,000)/Trade for its August 2013 issue.

This is MD+DI's second MAGGIE Award win in this category.  In a highly competitive field, MD+DI was also a finalist this year in the categories of Best News Story/Trade; Medical, Dental & Related Services/Trade; and Best Feature Article (Circulation Under 50,000)/Trade.

Marco Aguilera, Creative Director for UBM Canon, was on hand to accept the award on behalf of the MD+DI team. "In an industry that changes as rapidly as ours, this kind of recognition is particularly gratifying," said Aguilera. "It really demonstrates that all of the hard work we've done at MD+DI on both the content and design has really put us on the right path, ahead of our competition."

UBM Canon won a total of two MAGGIE Awards after being nominated for nine awards this year.  UBM Canon's second MAGGIE win this year went to Nutritional Outlook in the category of Best Trade (Circulation Under 50,000). 

The Western Publishing Association (WPA) announced its 2014 MAGGIE winners in 89 editorial and design categories at the 63rd Annual MAGGIE® Awards, May 2nd, at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel at Los Angeles International Airport. The Annual MAGGIE Awards presents awards of excellence to deserving individuals and companies among publishing and media professionals. For more than sixty years, WPA has bestowed awards of excellence to deserving individuals and companies whose work is deemed "The Best in the West" in a wide variety of publishing categories, including print, digital, video and websites.

For more information on MD+DI, please visit and follow @MDDIonline.  

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