The 1993 calendar published by the Utah Travel Council has been chosen as one of the world's best in the fourth annual National and World Calendar Awards competition.
The "Scenic Utah" calendar won the National Silver Award for Custom/Corporate-Wall-Graphic Design and one of three merit awards in the Nature/Scenic Photography category in the world competition.There were more than 750 entries in the competition sponsored by the Calendar Marketing Association, including calendars featuring photographs by Ansel Adams, cartoons by the Far Side's Gary Larsen and models in Guess? jeans.
Besides the United States, entries came from Israel, Austria, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, Germany, Australia, Canada and Mexico. This was the first year Utah entered the competition, where nearly 400 awards were presented.
"We are delighted to take part in both the National and the World Calendar Awards and are very honored to have been chosen a winner," Janice Carpenter, publications director for the travel council, said.
The Utah Travel Council calendar was designed by Scott Hardy Design and the copy writers were Stacey Clark and Margaret Godfrey. Participating photographers were David Muench, James W. Kay, Jerry Sintz, Charles Gurche, Tom Till, Scott T. Smith, Ralph Lee Hopkins, John Wiemer, Marc Muench, John P. George, Harry Jarvis and Larry Ulrich.