PennWell's David Davis and OGFJ recognized by BMA at Lantern Awards gala

The Houston Chapter of the Business Market Association (BMA) has recognized David Davis, global sales manager for PennWell’s Offshore magazine, as the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient at the annual Lantern Awards of Texas gala on Nov. 29. The award is presented annually to long-time BMA members who have significantly contributed to the growth of the chapter and to the profession of business-to-business marketing.

Davis is the second PennWell employee to achieve this honor and is the sixteenth recipient in the history of the Lifetime Achievement Award. “We are immensely proud of David,” said Mark Peters, vice president and group publisher for PennWell. “As an icon in this industry, he is a very deserving recipient of this award and an invaluable asset to our team.”

PennWell’s Oil & Gas Financial Journal also accepted an Award of Excellence during the gala for its “Closer” campaign entered in the Fractional Page Advertising Campaign category. Judges are B2B marketing professionals from fellow BMA chapters nationwide who score entries based on the marketing objective, strategy, implementation, and performance of each entry.

BMA Houston's Lantern Awards of Texas competition was created more than two decades ago to bring recognition to top-quality creative work and the rising standards of marketing in the business-to-business market – long before most had even heard the term “B2B.”

The BMA Houston Chapter is an organization dedicated to serving the needs of business-to-business communicators worldwide.  BMA develops and delivers benefits, services, information, skill enhancement, and networking opportunities that help its members grow, develop, and succeed throughout their business-to-business careers. The Houston Chapter of the BMA is one of 22 chapters, with representation in 47 states and 30 countries organization-wide.

The Petroleum Group is one of PennWell’s highly diversified media and information groups. As a whole, PennWell provides 130 print and online magazines and newsletters, 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents, books, maps, websites, research products, digital media, database services, and other information products to strategic global markets. Headquartered in Tulsa, Okla., since 1910, PennWell has regional offices in Houston; Nashua, NH; Seattle, Wash.; Fairlawn, NJ; and other US cities. International offices are located in England and Russia.

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