Accepting the awards on behalf of IADC (from left to right): Brian Parks, Mike Killalea, Linda Hsieh, Togrul Mamedbekov.
Drilling Contractor was recognized once again by the Business Marketing Association - Houston Chapter at the BMA Lantern Awards dinner on Tuesday, 18 November 2008 in Houston and has two new awards to add to the trophy case.
Awards of Excellence were bestowed upon DC for outstanding achievement in online media and sales literature. DC’s website, www.drillingcontractor.org, won praise in the category of web site(s) with a budget under $24,999, and the 2008 DC Media Kit package won in the distribution sales package/media kit category.
Drilling Contractor recognized again at publishing awards
“DC has an outstanding team that I am honored to work with,” remarked IADC Group Vice President/Publisher Mike Killalea. “Together, we are breaking new ground in oilfield journalism and publishing that will continue in the months and years ahead.”
These honorable distinctions follow DC’s multiple-award wins at the 2007 BMA Lantern Awards where DC was recognized for publishing the best issue of the year in the category of magazines reaching external audiences, as well as for having the best single magazine cover of the year.