InvestmentEurope’s Nicholas Rapley collects PPA innovator award
Nicholas Rapley, CEO of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, owner of InvestmentEurope, has won the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Award for Publishing Innovator of the Year (Annual turnover under £10m).
Rapley beat off a shortlist that included seven other publishers representing a diverse set of magazines.
According to the judges: “This entry was a stand-out winner in a particularly strong category. Under the leadership of Nicholas Rapley, Open Door Media has all the hallmarks of an exciting, agile, tech-savvy start-up business. It is challenging big players in established markets, and generating impressive growth along the way – a great example of true innovation in publishing.”
The PPA Awards are the pre-eminent ones of their kind in the UK, with several hundred magazines putting forward their work for consideration in the different Awards categories.
Only two awards were handed to specialist financial publishers: ODM and the Economist for its implementation of the Espresso App.
A full winners list for all the categories is available here: http://www.ppa.co.uk/events/ppaawards2015/winners/