Avanti Press Is Named a Finalist

in the 26th Annual LOUIE Awards

[Detroit, MI] – Avanti Press has been named a finalist by the Greeting Card Association (GCA) in the prestigious 26th Annual International Greeting Card Awards Competition, better known as the "LOUIE Awards." Three finalists were chosen for each of the 29 categories in this year's competition, which drew more than 900 entries from 220 companies worldwide, including the U.S., Canada, Israel and the U.K. Avanti was selected as a finalist in the Get Well/Feel Better, Non-Religious Celebrations (Halloween), Religious Celebrations (Easter), and Romantic Occasions. All entries were marketed and sold in the U.S. during the 2013 calendar year, and each of the outstanding finalists represents the best of the thousands of cards and invitations published each year. Complete Press Release


Founded by Rick Ruffner in 1980, Avanti Press is a Detroit-based publisher of Avanti, the Global HumorBrand™  as well as the A*Press greeting card collection. The company presents its everyday and seasonal card collections in leading regional and national retail outlets as well as independent outlets throughout the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom, licensed and distributed around the world. For more information please contact Dave Phipps, 313-262-8644

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