Award Programs







Gold Book Awards

Celebrating Our Members' Achievement

ADP's Gold Book Awards competition is a jury and peer voted recognition of the best of the best in the Yellow Pages industry in both directory production and marketing expertise. The Association presents these Awards during its Annual Convention to deserving publisher and partner members in recognition of their outstanding directory products and marketing innovations. 

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Publisher of the Year recognizes overall excellence in a variety of aspects of publishing and marketing Yellow Pages products. The winner is determined through a weighted tally of the votes each publisher receives in all categories in both the Gold Book Directory Division and the Marketing and Promotion division. 

Action Pages, 2016 Publisher of the Year

Dave Lindsey and John Hein of Action Pages accept the prestigious Publisher of the Year Award from Cindi Aldrich at ADP's 2016 Annual Convention and Partners Trade Show held in Las Vegas. 

Directory of the Year offers all Publishers big and small, the opportunity to receive special recognition for producing a directory that their peers and the judges consider this year's best. 

CPC Yellow Pages, 2016 Directory of the Year

ADP is proud to recognize CPC Yellow Pages, winner of the first ever Directory of the Year Award for The Lowcountry Phone Directory.  Matt Wells accepts this honor was bestowed at the 2016 Annual Convention in Las Vegas.



The President's Award is given to an ADP member (individual or company) who has been selected by the Association's President and Board of Directors for a notable or important contribution to the Yellow Pages industry made during the past year.  The contribution must have enhanced the Yellow Pages industry or furthered the objectives of the Association.

2016 President's Award Recipient

Ronald Mintle, President of Yellow Magic Incorporated, accepts the coveted President's Award from Cindi Aldrich at ADP's 2016 Annual Convention and Partners Trade Show held in Las Vegas. 


The Association presents the Wil Lewis Award to a member company or an individual in recognition and appreciation of exceptional lifetime contributions to the independent directory publishing industry and/or the overall increased effectiveness of the Association. 

Wil Lewis guided more publishers on their paths to directory success than anyone in the Association’s proud history. Accordingly, ADP’s highest honor is presented in his name. 

Click here for more information about Mr. Lewis and past award recipients. 


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