SmartWork Media Takes 5 Awards

INVISION Magazine for eyecare professionals earns top honors in its category


SmartWork Media’s publications took home five honors — with a coveted gold medal going to the group’s newest magazine, INVISION — at the 2015 FOLIO: Magazine Eddie & Ozzie Awards presented in New York on Oct. 19.

Launched in 2014, INVISION, The Magazine for the American Eyecare Professional, won top honors for its March 2015 issue in the Full Issue - Healthcare / Medical / Nursing category. The widely-praised publication also earned an honorable mention in the Single Article category for “The Year of Reading Seriously” in the January 2015 issue.

“We were thrilled to see INVISION earn its first major award,” said David Squires, group editorial director of SmartWork Media. “We’re extremely proud of what this magazine has done so far and are excited that the judges in the FOLIO: competition have recognized the uniqueness of what we’re doing.”

INSTORE, The Magazine for the American Independent Jewelry Store Owner, won the Single Article - Retail category with “Robbery & Recovery” by Eileen McClelland in the May 2015 issue. That issue also received an honorable mention in the Full Issue - Retail category.

Additionally, INDESIGN, For the Retailer of Fine Jewelry Design, received an honorable mention in the Full Issue - Retail category for its September/October 2014 issue.

FOLIO: is the trade magazine of the magazine publishing industry. Its annual Eddie and Ozzie Awards recognize excellence in magazine editorial and design, and this year’s competition drew 2,800 entries. More than 300 expert judges spent weeks evaluating the entries and selecting the winners in 33 categories.

“While our readers will always be the No. 1 judge of our magazines, it’s gratifying to be recognized by our peers in the magazine publishing industry,” said Squires.

In its 13-year history, SmartWork Media publications have accumulated 83 awards in national and international competitions.

To learn more about SmartWork Media, the publisher of better, brighter business publications, visit For more information about FOLIO: Magazine and to see all the winners of the 2015 Eddie & Ozzie Awards, visit

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About SmartWork Media

SmartWork Media produces market-leading media products for retailers in the jewelry, eyecare and pet businesses. Over the last 15 years, SmartWork Media's business publications have earned more than 100 national and international awards, including several Jesse H. Neal Awards for publication excellent. Products include INSTORE magazine (serving more than 22,000 North American jewelers), INVISION magazine for eye care professionals, and PETS+ for pet product retailers and service providers. SmartWork Media is based in Montclair, NJ.