Plastics Engineering and PlastChicks™ Win Gold in Association Trends 2022 TRENDY Awards

From left to right: Pat Toensmeier, Deb Walston, Kristina Queen, Ryan Foster, Mercedes Landazuri, Lynzie Nebel, Michael Greskiewicz

DANBURY, CT—March 16, 2022: SPE won top honors, taking home three 2022 "Gold” TRENDY Awards during the Association Trends Annual Awards Luncheon at the Capital Hilton in Washington DC. SPE was also awarded the “Pinnacle Award,” the highest honor across all TRENDY Awards categories.

Awards were presented to SPE for:

  • Pinnacle Award and Best Podcast (Gold) – “PlastChicks™ – The Voices of Resin!
    Deb Walston, SPE Podcast Production and Information Technology Manager; Podcast Hosts: Mercedes Landazuri and Lynzie Nebel
  • Best Exhibitor Sales Kit (Gold) - ANTEC® Conference
    Sue Wojnicki, SPE Director Member Experience; Michael Greskiewicz, SPE Sales and Advertising; Ryan Foster, SPE Marketing and Design Manager
  • Most Improved Magazine or Journal (Gold)Plastics Engineering
    Pat Toensmeier, Plastics Engineering Editor-in-Chief; Ryan Foster, SPE Marketing and Design Manager

“It’s awesome to win a TRENDY…and SPE won four,” said Patrick Farrey, SPE CEO. “To see the work of the SPE team recognized with the top prizes in their categories as the best work in the industry was truly amazing. And for PlastChicks™ to receive the Pinnacle Award was the cherry on the cake!” 


About SPE
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About Association Trends TRENDY Awards
The TRENDY Awards is an annual competition held exclusively for associations, recognizing the most creative and effective communications vehicles developed in the industry over the prior year. The 2022 competition included hundreds of entries in twenty-six categories of association communications.

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