AIHA’s Outreach and Public Awareness Program Wins at the APEX Awards for Publication Excellence

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) are the recipients of two prominent awards by Communications Concepts, Inc. for the IH Professional Pathway program.
Release No. SPR-17-0705-01

Gabriella Lehimdjian, AIHA Communications 
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FALLS CHURCH, Va. (July 5, 2017) — The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA®) will receive two APEX Awards for Publication Excellence through Communications Concepts, Inc. for its IH Professional Pathway™ program. The program won a Grand Award in the Electronic Media category and an Award of Excellence in the category for Campaigns, Programs & Plans – Membership & Customer. 

The IH Professional Pathway program is a comprehensive member outreach and public awareness program that was developed and launched by AIHA in 2016. AIHA is honored to have collaborated on this project with exceptional artists and designers, including Klaus Scherwinski, Luisa J. Preissler, and Simeon Cogswell. This recognition comes on the heels of four previous honors received by the program; two AVA Digital Awards, a MarCom Award, and a grant​ by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). 

The APEX Awards for Publication Excellence is an annual competition for publishers, editors, writers, and designers who create print, web, electronic, and social media. Business, nonprofit, agency, and freelance communicators can submit to APEX to win awards for their best writing, publications, campaigns, programs, design, and media. The event is sponsored by Communications Concepts, Inc. which advises professionals who write, edit, and manage business communications on best strategies and practices.

“The IH Professional Pathway program has truly been a labor of love for our entire marketing team,” said AIHA Marketing Manager Ben H. Rome, who spearheaded the multi-faceted outreach program with Sue Marchese, AIHA Communications & Marketing Director. “We are very proud of its success and recognition and aim to continue building upon this momentum. Through this exposure, we hope to expand our efforts in promoting industrial hygiene and the crucial roles our members have in keeping workers safe.”

About AIHA® 
Founded in 1939, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) is the premier association of occupational and environmental health and safety professionals. AIHA’s 8,500 members play a crucial role on the front line of worker health and safety every day. Members represent a cross-section of industry, private business, labor, government and academia. More information is available at