Nella Media Group Awarded Best of Show in Design, a Special Judge’s Award, and Five Regional ADDY® Awards at 2013 Pele Awards Ceremony

NMG//Nella Media Group, today announced three of its publications as recipients of Regional ADDY® or “Pele” Awards this past weekend at the American Advertising Federation District 13 awards ceremony.  In addition to the three Gold, one Silver, and one Bronze ADDY® Awards, NMG was honored to receive Best of Show in Design and a Special Judge’s Award for innov8 magazine.

With a focus on content for the modern traveler, ROOM+SERVICE, the in-room guestbook for Aqua Hotels & Resorts, Castle Resorts & Hotels, Hotel Renew, The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, Waikiki Parc Hotel, Courtyard Waikiki Beach, Equus Hotel, and Marina Tower Hotel, was awarded the Gold ADDY® in the Travel & Tourism – Book Design category.

Committed to captivating imagery, strong editorial features and contemporary design, innov8, the in-flight magazine for go!, a Hawaii regional airline, was awarded the Gold ADDY® in the Collateral Material – Publication Design Series category, and the Silver ADDY® in the Travel & Tourism – Magazine Design category.

FLUX Hawaii, a quarterly lifestyle magazine for the forward-thinking demographic featuring the latest in local arts and culture, was awarded the Gold ADDY® in the Collateral Material - Publication Design Cover category and the Bronze ADDY® in Collateral Material – (Entire) Magazine Design category.

"We are honored to have once again received the top media and design awards in the state for our publications. As always, I am proud of our incredible team and all of their hard work and dedication," said CEO Jason Cutinella. "While we continue to grow and move forward we strive to remain humble and appreciate the partners who make our work possible.  Thank you to the airline, hotels, readers, and advertisers who continue to support us,” continued Cutinella.

With an annual readership of over 4.25 million, NMG's publications include ROOM+SERVICE, innov8 magazine, FLUX Hawaii magazine, and Chinatown Newspaper.

ABOUT AAF The American Advertising Federation (AAF), the nation’s oldest national advertising trade association, and the only association representing all facets of the advertising industry, is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and acts as the "Unifying Voice for Advertising."  The ADDY Awards (or the American Advertising Awards) is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting over 50,000 entries every year in local ADDY competitions.  The mission of the ADDY competition is to recognize and reward creative excellence in the art of advertising.  The “PELE Awards” is our local District 13 ADDY Competition, which recognizes the best advertising and design work created in Hawaii during the preceding calendar year (January 2012 to December 2012). For more information visit