Securities America Wins MarCom Award
LA VISTA, Neb. – Nov. 19, 2013 - Securities America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS), has earned an award for its second edition of the Connect! magazine. Connect! covers the latest industry trends and strategies involving technology, practice management, wealth management, income distribution, business growth and acquisition.
The magazine received a 2013 Gold MarCom Award for Magazine/Corporate. MarCom entries come from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, design shops, production companies and freelancers. A look at the winners shows a range in size from individual communicators to media conglomerates and Fortune 500 companies.
MarCom Awards are administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. The international organization consists of several thousand creative professionals. The Association oversees awards and recognition programs, provides judges and sets standards for excellence.
The inaugural 2012 issues of Connect! magazine won the 2013 Apex Award for Publication Excellence in the Magazine & Journals – Print Over 32 Pages category and received an honorable mention in the Ragan’s PR Daily Awards for Best Content Marketing/ Brand Journalism.
Securities America publishes Connect! in print as well as an interactive digital format that includes links to additional resources and video interviews. To access the digital versions of both award-winning issues of Securities America’s Connect! magazine, visit www.securitiesamerica.com/connect-magazine/.
About Securities America
Headquartered in La Vista, Neb., Securities America Inc. is a national top 10 independent broker-dealer (as ranked by Financial Planning magazine). For more than 25 years, Securities America’s mission has been to foster the success of financial professionals so they can provide quality, objective counsel and services to their clients. Advisors benefit from the firm’s industry-leading programs in practice management, advisory services and retirement income distribution, supported by state-of-the-art technology. Founded in 1994, Securities America Advisors Inc. is an SEC-Registered Investment Advisory firm that offers investment management, financial advice and financial planning through a national network of independent financial advisors. Securities America Financial Corp. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS). Securities America received the inaugural Thought Leadership Award from the Retirement Income Industry Association in March 2011, the inaugural Bank Insurance & Securities Association (BISA) Technology Innovation Award in March 2013 and was named to the 2013 InformationWeek 500, a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S. Additional information is available at www.securitiesamerica.com.
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