August 23, 2019

Great American Media Services’ SmartSolutions Division Named a Finalist in Folio Magazine’s 2019 Eddie Awards

Sparta, MI, August 22, 2019 – SmartSolutions, the marketing services division of Great American Media Services, has been named a finalist in the Sponsored Content category of Folio Magazine’s 2019 Eddie Awards – the publishing industry’s most prestigious and coveted honor for editorial excellence. The sponsored content being acknowledged is the Coach’s Playbook: The Summitt Legacy, appearing in the November/December 2018 issue of Coach and Athletic Director.

“We are proud to be named a finalist for one of the industry’s highest honors,” CEO Matt McCallum said. “This recognition is the result of dedication, hard work and the industry expertise of our custom solutions team. We’re proud to be listed among some exceptional finalists in this category.”

For 25 years, the Eddie and Ozzie Awards have celebrated excellence in magazine editorial and design across all sectors of the industry. The Eddie Awards recognize the best in print and digital editorial, while the Ozzie Awards recognize the best in magazine and website design. For the 2019 awards, a panel of more than 300 judges selected finalists from among more than 2,500 entries. Winners will be announced on October 30 during the 2019 Folio Show in New York City.

Other Great American Media Services titles being honored in the 2019 Eddie and Ozzie Awards are Gift Shop®, Full Issue; Gift Shop®, Overall Design; Gift Shop® Pets, New Magazine; Stationery Trends, Data Visualization; Fruit Growers News, Analysis; Fruit Growers News, Full Issue; Vegetable Growers News, Full Issue; Vegetable Growers News, Graphic Art; Vegetable Growers News, Series of Articles; Spudman, Series of Articles; and Greenhouse Product News, Full Issue. Information about all magazine titles can be found online at


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