Vogue took top honors at the Condé Nast publishers’ meeting in Florida Tuesday evening, where CEO Chuck Townsend gave out the coveted annual performance awards.
Vogue publisher Susan Plagemann won Publisher of the Year for 2011, in which the fashion bible turned in an 8.8 percent increase in ad pages to 2,510 and extended its influence through events and digital platforms. Vogue also took first place for Outstanding Business Performance.
Vanity Fair, with ad pages up 3.2 percent, and Wired, up 8.9 percent, won second and third places, respectively.
In other honors, the Business Turnaround Award went to Guilio Capua, publisher of Architectural Digest. Executive of the Year was Gina Sanders, president and CEO of Fairchild Fashion Media. And the Collaborative Leadership Award, a recently created honor designed to recognize a magazine's editorial as well as sales-side contribution, went to Lisa Hughes and David Remnick, publisher and editor of The New Yorker, respectively.