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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 08, 2008
Contact:  Michelle Butler
(202) 222-2372
mbutler@cablecommunicators.org

2009 Beacon Award Deadlines Moving to May 2009

Washington, DC – The Association of Cable Communicators (ACC) announced today the 2009 Beacon Award deadlines are moving to spring 2009 giving extra time to its members to put together their entries.  Entries to the 2009 Beacon Awards must represent work executed and results achieved between November 16, 2007, and May 15, 2009, the final deadline for the 2009 Beacon Awards. The early bird deadline will be May 1, 2009.  Traditionally, the Beacon Awards deadlines have been in November.

ACC is joining other cable industry associations as part of Cable Connection - Fall, the newly realigned meeting industry schedule grouping multiple cable events together at the same time and location. FORUM 2009 will take place in Denver, Colorado, from October 26 - 28, 2009. The Beacon Awards Ceremony, honoring excellence in cable communications and public affairs, will be the opening event of FORUM 2009 on Monday, October 26.  ACC has adjusted the 2009 Beacon Award deadlines and period of eligibility accordingly. 

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The Association of Cable Communicators (ACC) is the only national, professional organization specifically addressing the issues, needs and interests of the cable industry’s communications and public affairs professionals. Formerly known as the Cable Television Public Affairs Association (CTPAA), its mission is to develop and promote cable communications excellence through professional development to help achieve industry and corporate goals. ACC works to enhance each member’s status and influence through skill building and professional development. For more information on ACC, go to http://www.cablecommunicators.org./

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