Marking excellence: The Gold Book Awards

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 the awards to the deserving publisher and partner book award winners during its Annual Convention in recognition of their outstanding directory products and marketing innovations.

Thank you for taking the time to help us recognize excellence in the Yellow Pages industry. If you have any questions regarding the Gold Book Awards contest please contact Lisa at 800-267-9002, ext. 202 or email


One of the categories that has increased in popularity is the Directory of the Year. This category 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.

In early spring, members voted on the Marketing and Promotion categories electronically, allowing them more time to judge the entries at their convenience. Directory Division entries were judged onsite April 16 – 18 at the Marriott University Park in Salt Lake City during ADP’s 2018 Annual Convention and Partners Trade Show.

ADP wants to thank Gold Book Chairman Tom Surnbrock and the Gold Book Committee for the many hours they devoted to ensuring a successful awards competition. Tom recently resigned after serving as committee Chairman for three years and Mark Smith of TXPAGES has been named Chairman.

If you have any questions regarding the Gold Book Awards, call 1800.267.9002 or email

Celebrating our Members’ Achievements